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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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Its lead candidate, MGB-BP-3, is an antibacterial which is active against a broad range of important multi-resistant Gram-positive pathogens.
Caption: An old lab technique for differentiating bacteria as either gram-positive (left) or gram-negative (right) has been incorrectly explained for decades.
Gram-positive rods were identified by Gram's stain in all birds and by aerobic bacterial culture in 86% (18 of 21) (95% CI 72%-100%) of the birds.
The most common pathogens relevant to clinical practice can be subdivided into four groups: dermatophytes, yeasts, moulds and gram-positive bacteria.
The objective of this experiment was to determine the relative effectiveness of the antibiotics ampicillin and kanamycin on Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
Culture of tissue obtained grew an unidentified gram-positive bacillus (M397) and a Peptostreptococcus spp.
The drug is currently also being studied in a second complicated skin infection trial (STRAUSS II) targeting both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacterial infections, including patients with diabetic foot infections; and in phase III clinical trials in nosocomial pneumonia (CHOPIN studies) and in patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia.
It is a Gram-positive aerobic or facultatively anaerobic rod, isolated first by Robert Koch from mice and later by Louis Pasteur from swine.
The gram-positive organisms were identified as Streptococcus pneumoniae (seven cases) and S.
Using porous silicon and an organic receptor, scientists at the University of Rochester in New York can differentiate between Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
lactis, which may kill Gram-positive bacteria by forming pores in the bacterium's cytoplasmic membrane.
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections, complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.

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