Bile Tolerance test procedure, principle and Reagents

Bile Tolerance test is used to differentiate the streptococcus agalectiae from other gram positive cocci. Certain streptococci (S.agalactiae) and enterococci are resistant to 10-40% bile and this test is used to differentiate these from other Gram-positive cocci. Anaerobic bacteria also vary in their ability to grow in the presence of 20% bile. Bile tolerance is … Read more