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What type of flagella does Proteus vulgaris have?

Asked by Frances Cuevas on September 13, 2021

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vulgaris possesses peritrichous flagella, making it actively-motile.

Can Proteus spp ever be urease negative? Proteus spp. are identified by the following biochemical characteristics: positive methyl-red reaction, negative Voges-Proskauer reaction, phenylalaninedeaminase production, growth on KCN and urease production. penneri are indole-negative, while other Proteus species are indole-positive.

Is urea harmful to humans? Urea can be irritating to skin, eyes, and the respiratory tract. Ingestion of low concentrations of urea, such asare found in typical human urine, are not dangerous with additional water ingestion within a reasonable time-frame.

What are the symptoms of Proteus? Symptoms of Proteus syndrome

  • asymmetric overgrowths,such as one side of the body having longer limbs than the other.
  • raised, rough skin lesions that may have a bumpy, grooved appearance.
  • a curved spine, also called scoliosis.
  • fatty overgrowths, often on the stomach, arms, and legs.