Table 7

Features used for clustering in each set of biochemical tests

Attributes Used

Attributes Removed


Test 1: LDC, ODC, CIT, URE, TDA, IND, VP, GEL, MAN, INO, SOR, RHA, SAC

Test1: ONPG, H2S, GLU, MEL, AMY, ARA, OX,


Test2: GAL, ACT, SAC, NAG, LAT, ARA, CEL, RAF, MAL, TRE, 2KG, MDG, SOR, XYL, RIB, GLY, RHA, PLE, ERY, MEL, GRT, MLZ, GNT, LVT, MAN, LAC, GLU, SBE, GLN, ESC

Test2: INO


Test3: Alkaline Phosphatase, Esterase, Esterase Lipase, Lipase, Leucine arylamidase, Valine arylamidase, Cystine arylamidase, Trypsin, α-chymotrypsin, Acid phosphatise, Naphthhol-AS-BI-phosphohydrolase, α-galactosidase, β-galactosidase, β-glucuronidase, α-glucosidase, β-glucosidase, N-acetyl- β-glucosaminidase, α-mannosidase, α-fucosidase

Test3: None


Test4:VP, MR, Nit, Orn, Mot, Ino, Malo, Gas

Test4: Dul, Ind


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