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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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Sixty one isolates were Gram negative rods and 8 isolates were Gram positive cocci whereas 15 samples showed fungal growth (Table 2).
Gram positive and gram negative isolates were then identified using API kit.
Contract awarded for gram positive bacteria, reagents for the identification and sensitivity.
Gram positive bacteria, identification and reagents sensitivity
The Compassionate Use Protocol is designed to treat patients with Gram positive bacterial infections that are resistant to currently available antibiotics, or who are refractory to, intolerant of, or contraindicated to receive currently available therapies.
SIGA's lead product development programs focus on biological warfare defense, mucosal vaccines for strep throat and sexually transmitted diseases, commensal bacteria for the delivery of vaccines and protein therapeutics and novel antibiotics for gram positive and gram negative bacteria.
In September 2002, the Company reported positive safety and efficacy results from the ISV-401 Phase II study, indicating clinical resolution and bacterial eradication for both gram positive and gram negative strains of acute bacterial conjunctivitis.