Gram-positive

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(of bacteria) being or relating to a bacterium that retains the violet stain used in Gram's method

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Though amikacin is known to kill Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains resistant to other tuberculosis agents -- as well as most other Gram negative and Gram positive bacteria -- this drug is rarely used because of its toxicity.
OTC BB:NUTX) has developed the proprietary BaCCine(TM) Lactococcus lactis BT5100 that is designed to reduce the ability of food poisoning gram positive bacteria, like Listeria monocytogenes, to grow and cause infection.
The company is also developing a novel antibiotic with broad-spectrum activity against gram positive bacteria and a probiotic product aimed at maintaining oral health.
Further, laboratory tests have shown that the antibiotic stalls toxin production in toxin-producing gram positive bacteria, even at linezolid levels well below those needed to actually kill the microbes.
The new GEN III System is built around a single test panel that can be used to identify more than 1,000 species of gram negative and gram positive bacteria.
Food and Drug Administration has granted the Company clearance to market its Sensititre(R) Gram Positive Identification Panel for use in conjunction with the Sensititre(R) Microbiology System for the automated identification of clinically significant Gram positive bacteria, according to Peter P.