Biochemical Test

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Assessment of an organism's metabolic characteristics.

Such tests can be used for taxonomic identification in microbiology or more generally medically as a means of diagnosing pathologies, i.e., abnormal chemistries within bodies.

A substantial portion of undergraduate microbiology laboratory at microbiology is taught to non-microbiology majors consists of explorations of the biochemical characteristics of especially bacteria.