Gram-positive bacteria

What is Gram-positive bacteria?

Gram-positive bacteria are those that are stained dark blue or violet by Gram staining. This is in contrast to gram-negative bacteria, which cannot retain the crystal violet stain, instead taking up the counterstain and appearing red or pink.

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I have a small white bump on my labia majora. It looks like a pimple. It appeared directly after I ended my menstrual cycle. What can I...

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A small white bump on vagina can be due to many reasons like-
1. Sebaceous cyst- occurs due to a blocked gland....

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Have Staphylococcus Haemolyticus infection in my nasal passages. Was told it is incurable & have been put on Mometasone 0.012mg/ml nasal saline in...

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1. Your resistant Staphylococcus Haemolyticus nasal and sinus infection is probably a nosocomial (hospital...

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our son just finish whith strep throat. he is still under antibiotics. his hands and feet are completly shedding skin. it is hurting him at the...

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Hi Danpec,

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The skin symptoms your child has could possibly be due to the streptococcus infection he had.It is very common...

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