Microbiology

"people with takahara's disease don't produce catalase. Although often asymptomatic, this condition can lead to recurrent oral infections by peroxide-generating bacteria. How would you diagnose a catalase deficiency?"

Would the answer be to put hydrogen peroxide on an open cut to see if it oxidizes? because it only does so when there is a catalase present

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