Table 1: The list of the biochemical tests on the panel.

SubstratesAbbreviationsOrganism reaction

p-Nitrophenyl-β-D-galactopyranosideBGALNegative
p-Nitrophenyl-α-D-galactopyranosideAGALNegative
bis-p-Nitrophenyl-phosphateBPO4Negative
p-Nitrophenyl-N-acetyl-β-D-glucosaminideNGLUNegative
p-Nitrophenyl-α-D-glucopyranosideAGLPositive
o-Nitrophenyl-β-D-glucopyranosideBGLNegative
p-Nitrophenyl-phosphatePO4Negative
p-Nitrophenyl-α-L-fucopyranosideAFUPositive
p-Nitrophenyl-α-D-mannopyranosideMNPNegative
L-Leucine-β-naphthylamideLEUNegative
DL-Methionine-β-naphthylamideMETNegative
L-Lysine-β-naphthylamide (alkaline)LYBNegative

SubstratesAbbreviationsNegative

L-Lysine-β-naphthylamide (acid)LYANegative
Glycylglycine-β-naphthylamideGGLYNegative
Glycine-β-naphthylamideGLYNegative
L-Proline-β-naphthylamidePROPositive
L-Arginine-β-naphthylamideARGNegative
L-Pyrrolidonyl-β-naphthylamidePYRNegative
L-Tryptophan-β-naphthylamideTRYNegative
3-Indoxyl phosphateIDXNegative
TrehaloseTRENegative
UreaUREPositive
IndoleINDPositive
NitrateNITNegative

This set of biochemical reactions was compared to the MicroScan Database for Clostridia species. The result for this set of positive and negative biochemical reactions was consistent with a 99.99% probability of Clostridium sordellii.