Gram positive


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Related to Gram positive: Gram negative

Gram positive

Used of a micro-organism that when stained by Gram's method resists decolorization with acetone and retains the methyl violet dye, thus appearing blue, purple or black. The reaction to Gram's stain depends on the structure of the cell wall of the organism. Most infective organisms, such as staphylococci and streptococci are Gram positive.
References in periodicals archive ?
3] In this study, diabetes mellitus was found to be the commonest comorbidity and was equally prevalent among both Gram positive organism associated (43.
Sub-sequently, Tukey's post hoc comparison was run and the plot clearly showed that Vancomycin, Teicoplanin and Linezolid were the most effective drugs among the Gram positive isolates (Fig.
Table-II: Antibiotic Sensitivity Profile for Gram Positive and Gram Negative Isolates.
The patents describe distinct classes of macrolide compounds that possess antibacterial activity toward Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria as well as macrolide resistant Gram positive pathogens.
In completed pre-clinical studies BB-83698 has shown high potency against a range of gram positive bacteria, including several drug-resistant strains.
OTCBB:TMRO) announces DISIFIN, a product designed to eliminate gram positive and gram negative bacteria, enveloped and non enveloped viruses, yeast, and fungi including active status anthrax bacteria from surfaces in Medical, Dental, Veterinarian, Food Processing, Health Club, Agricultural and Animal Husbandry industries and other sensitive environments, as well as in the family residence.
05 percent are effective against gram positive and gram negative bacteria found on hard surfaces including ANTHRAX active status bacteria.
This hospital type Tuberculocidal disinfectant provides a high level of disinfection against a broad spectrum of both gram negative and gram positive microorganisms.