Gram stain

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Synonyms for Gram stain

a staining technique used to classify bacteria

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The former microorganisms were isolated from patients with a CSF shunt infection and were associated with positive Gram staining and high UF-100 bacterial counts (>1000 bacteria/[micro]L) in four of these samples.
Gram staining of the colonies showed gram-positive bacilli that were morphologically similar to those isolated from placenta.
Most have accepted manual Gram staining as a standard operating procedure, with only high-volume microbiology laboratories adopting automated methods.
Gram staining of the sample showed numerous polymorphonuclear leukocytes and gram-negative bacteria.
The ability of Gram staining to rule out chlamydial and gonococcal infections varied when the women were grouped according to risk factors.
Alcohol acetone for gram staining jar 500 ml,wright dye 250 ml bottle,dyes for gram stain, vials 500 ml each,reagent kit for determination of arsenic.
Gram staining showed gram-positive nocardioform rods, and subculture on tryptic soy agar with 7% sheep blood yielded polymorphous colonies that sunk into the agar and showed filamentous growth.
I know that EDTA and other additives can be toxic to bacterial specimens placed in this type of container and are, therefore, not suitable for culturing; however, I do not know of a reference that indicates that it is not suited for holding specimens for Gram staining.
Ambiguous Gram staining and poor biochemical reactivity of blood culture isolates misguided early diagnosis and therapy.
Bartholomew expressed the true situation well when he wrote: "Obviously, more is involved in Gram differentiation than merely the color of the organism, which results from a personal interpretation of what constitutes a Gram staining procedure.
With delicate hues of purple and pink, a lab technique called gram staining has reliably characterized bacteria for more than a century.
POCARED introduces the first system that can perform both direct, automated Gram staining and sample concentration.
Gram staining revealed wide, short, nonspore-forming, gram-positive rods.
Upon gram staining, 4 isolates were identified as gram positive bacteria, while the 12 isolates shown as gram negative bacteria.
The recent introduction of multi-slide, cuvette-design automated stainers represents a leap forward in delivering random access features for gram staining.