was positive in 78% cases and the commonest organisms were gram positive cocci.
Published by Hans Christian Gram in 1884, gram staining
distinguishes gram-positive bacteria (purple) from gram-negative bacteria (pink).
Multi-slide cuvette stainers with electrooptical decolorization now offer the benefits of random access gram staining
to high-volume microbiology laboratories.
1), including Gram staining
, subcultivation, and biochemical identification, we assumed a referenced mean TAT of 48 h (16).
vaginalis, but for the full characterization of the smears the joint application of PCR and Gram staining
is the best choice.
Application of this staining to detect Wolbachia was used during the study period and was found to be more efficient than the Gram staining
For the time being, Gram staining
and bacterial culture remain the cornerstones of bacterial meningitides diagnosis in a clinical setting.
was done to differentiate bacteria largely into two groups, Gram-positive and Gram-negative.
Processing of samples: In the bacteriology laboratory, all CSF samples were subjected to direct smear and Gram staining
followed by culture on 5 per cent sheep blood agar and chocolate agar (Himedia, Mumbai, India).
The identification of Pseudomonas was confirmed via Gram staining
and the oxidase test.
When he spots a patient with early signs of wound infection, he makes liberal use of ultrasound to determine if there is a loculated area of fluid collected in the wound, and to guide aspiration of a fluid sample for Gram staining
After two of these episodes, the hospital began pretransfusion Gram staining
and culturing of all platelets but did not delay platelet transfusion awaiting Gram stain or culture results.