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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Infections by multi-resistant Gram-positive pathogens, such as Clostridium difficile, are a growing worldwide problem that causes many deaths and higher morbidity in patients being treated in hospital.
Meanwhile, gram-positive cells' sturdier peptidoglycan layer stays largely intact, keeping the microbes purple.
2,15) The number of each of the following was quantified and recorded: gram-positive cocci, gram-positive rods, gram-negative cocci, gram-negative rods, yeast, hyphae, white blood cells, and red blood cells.
Isoconazole nitrate displays a broad spectrum of antimicrobial action against dermatophytes, yeasts, moulds and gram-positive bacteria.
No one knew what substance Gram-positive bacteria released to make us sick.
Gram staining was done to differentiate bacteria largely into two groups, Gram-positive and Gram-negative.
In 2006, four isolates of gram-positive curved bacilli that grew on Columbia agar with 5% horse blood under anaerobic conditions were referred by 2 regional hospitals in Hong Kong to our laboratory for identification.
In patients with gram-positive infections only, mortality was similar for patients on linezolid and those on a comparator (16.
Additional to this Phase III trial, multiple microbiology studies, both in vitro and in vivo, were presented which highlighted the potent in vitro activity of ceftobiprole against clinically relevant Gram-positive pathogens (E-0113, E-0114, C2-1143) including staphylococci recovered from bone and joint infections (E-0119) as well as from patients with endocarditis (E-0118) supporting the potential use of ceftobiprole in those high medical need areas.
The associations between acute endometritis and black-pigmented gram-negative rods, anaerobic gram-positive cocci, and BV remained significant after excluding the 41% of women infected with N.
Acticoat[R], from Smith & Nephew, is a silver-coated antimicrobial dressing that offers broad protection from more than 150 types of wound pathogens, including gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, fungal organisms, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as MRSA and VRE.
Actinomycosis is a chronic suppurative infection of the cervicofacial region caused by Actinomyces species, which are anaerobic, gram-positive filamentous bacteria.
The Gram's stain showed rare white blood cells, many Gram-positive cocci in pairs and clusters, many Gram-positive bacilli, and many Gram-negative bacilli, but the culture result was delayed until Day 7.
The gram-positive bacteria Streptomyces californicus and Bacillus cereus are known inhabitants of water-damaged buildings, and the gram-negative bacterium Pseudomonas fluorescens is found in many indoor and outdoor environments.
Cefoperazone inhibits enterobacteriaceae but not enterococci, while colistin is active against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative organisms and inhibits the growth of organisms such as Pseudomonas species.
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