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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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Linezolid holds particular promise for fighting infections caused by resistant gram positive bacteria, Stevens said.
Study patients received either the new antibiotic, linezolid (PNU-100766), or oxacillin-dicloxacillin, a "gold standard" antibiotic for treatment of skin and soft tissue infections caused by gram positive bacteria.
TROMS & OSLO, Norway -- The Norwegian pharmaceutical company Lytix Biopharma AS today announces the approval in Hungary to commence a Phase IIa clinical trial with Lytixar(TM) (LTX-109) treatment of skin infections caused by Gram positive bacteria.
Participants' disclosures on the top three antibiotic classes that are used against gram positive bacteria, in their work on antibiotics or antibiotic resistance.