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gram-positive

[′gram ¦päs·əd·iv]
(microbiology)
Of bacteria, holding the color of the primary stain when treated with Gram's stain.
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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.
According to Miller, gram positive identification testing is done mostly by "spot" tests or very basic chemical tests, representing only 30 percent of typical laboratory specimens.
With the addition of ampicillin/sulbactam, manufactured by Pfizer Inc, Alamar now has 21 gram positive and 31 gram negative antibiotics cleared by the FDA, all of which are available for inclusion in its user-defined diagnostic kits.
In completed pre-clinical studies BB-83698 has shown high potency against a range of gram positive bacteria, including several drug-resistant strains.
OTCBB:TMRO) announces DISIFIN, a product designed to eliminate gram positive and gram negative bacteria, enveloped and non enveloped viruses, yeast, and fungi including active status anthrax bacteria from surfaces in Medical, Dental, Veterinarian, Food Processing, Health Club, Agricultural and Animal Husbandry industries and other sensitive environments, as well as in the family residence.
05 percent are effective against gram positive and gram negative bacteria found on hard surfaces including ANTHRAX active status bacteria.