Gram positives

‘Gram positives’

a PHYLUM (potentially of KINGDOM status) of the DOMAIN BACTERIA. see CLASSIFICATION. Most members are distinguished by their Gram-positive (see GRAM'S STAIN) CELL WALL. ORGANISMS within this group include ACTINOMYCETES, BACILLUS species, LACTOBACILLUS species, STREPTOCOCCUS species, Clostridium species and the photosynthetic bacterium Heliobacterium.
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Overall, 84 isolates were available for analysis, 61/84 were Gram negative rods whereas 8/84 were Gram positive cocci.
Based on Catalase test react-ions, the Gram positive cocci were divided into either Staphylococci or Streptococci/Enterococci.
8 A panel of 13 drugs was applied for Gram negative organisms and a panel of 12 drugs for Gram positive organisms (Table 1).
Sixty one isolates were Gram negative rods and 8 isolates were Gram positive cocci whereas 15 samples showed fungal growth (Table 2).
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.
The Gram positive organisms in our patients con-stituted only nine percent, which was similar to that reported elsewhere.