Is Klebsiella mobilis a lactose fermenter?

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There are two demos in my lab for K. mobilis on a MacConkey Agar plate. One of them shows as yellow and the other shows as very very pink. So which one is it?

I know that Klebsiella pneumoniae is a mucoid lactose fermenter, so is the genus of Klebsiella lactose fermenting?

Thank you

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trish 2 years 1 Answer 318 views New Member 0

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  1. Both Klebsiella pneumoniae and K. mobilis  are lactose fermenter and both are producing pink colonies as well.

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