diplococci


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diplococci

[‚dīp·lō′kä·kē or ′käk·sī]
(microbiology)
A pair of micrococci.
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Gram's stain was performed on the collected urethral smears and examined for the evidence of Gram negative intracellular diplococci within the polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
aeruginosa 2 10 - 10 22 Diplococci 16 13 36 19 84 Pasteurella spp.
A bedside Gram stain can be extremely helpful for identifying Gram-negative diplococci in a joint aspirate to confirm gonoccocal arthritis, [4] or similarly for making a rapid diagnosis of meningococcaemia from a skin scraping of a petechial rash.
Gram staining of a sample revealed many gram-negative diplococci phagocytosed by polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
Gram staining revealed Gram-positive diplococci (streptococcus pneumoniae on culture) in one case and Gram-positive cocci (failed to culture) in another case.
A Gram stain is performed first and identifies the presence of Gram positive diplococci (suggestive of Streptococcus pneumoniae) allowing to refine the antimicrobial therapy.
With that goal in mind, our next study compared identifications of various Gram-negative diplococci using Remel RapID[TM] H and MALDI-ToF.
12]/l) Admission Turbid Pus cells ++ 0 Gram -ve diplococci Day 10 Turbid Pus cells ++ 0 No organisms Day 28 Fibrin clot Pus cells + 400 CSF Cell count Poly Lymph (x[10.
The diagnosis is based on observation of intracellular gram (-) diplococci (11).
Urethral and/or prostatic secretions were collected aseptically for bacterial culture in Chocolate agar media, Gram-stained smear microscopy for gram-negative diplococci and rapid test by Immunochromatographic assay.
The genus Neisseria consists of pathogenic and non-pathogenic species of gram-negative diplococci.
pneumoniae have been identified by PCR, one was culture positive and the other was culture negative but Gram staining showed presence of diplococci.