1 doctor weighed in:
What is the bacterial growth pattern of proteus mirabilis?
1 doctor weighed in

Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Spreader
This motile bacteria will spread out across the surface of an agar plate and often obliterate the growth of other organisms which may be present.
It ferments lactose and produces urease, releasing ammonia which make the area alkaline. If this happens in the urine due to infection it can result in kidney stones.

In brief: Spreader
This motile bacteria will spread out across the surface of an agar plate and often obliterate the growth of other organisms which may be present.
It ferments lactose and produces urease, releasing ammonia which make the area alkaline. If this happens in the urine due to infection it can result in kidney stones.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Board Certified,
384K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors