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What is doderlein (lacto) bacilli?

What is doderlein (lacto)  bacilli?

Doderdlein's bacilli: This organism is a large, gram-positive bacteria occurring in normal vaginal secretions and thought by some to be identical with lactobacillus acidophilus, although the exact nature of what doderlein described makes this unclear. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if gram nagetive bacilli even exist?

Could you tell me if gram nagetive bacilli even exist?

Yes: E. coli and a great many of the other microbes in your gut are gram-negative bacilli. There may be confusion because a genus of bacteria named "Bacillus" (as in "Bacillus subtilis") are gram-positives. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if positive bacilli. what does this mean?

What do you suggest if positive bacilli. what does this mean?

Unclear question: Bacilli can be Gram positive or negative. A culture can be positive or negative for bacilli. Could you please rephrase your question? ...Read more

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What is acid-fast bacilli ?

What is acid-fast bacilli ?

Mycobactera: It refers to a type of stain used to a identify bacteria, and means the bacteria hold on to the stain and appear red under the microscope. The most common acid fast bacilli. (AFB) are mycobacterium, of which the most famous is m. Tuberculosis. There are also non-tuberculous mycobacteria, and non-mycobacterial acid fast organisms that aren't bacilli (rod shaped organisms.). ...Read more

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What does "many gram negative bacilli" mean?

What does "many gram negative bacilli" mean?

See below: I assume you are referring to the gram stain of some type of secretion or wound. This means that there are many gram negative bacilli such as e.Coli, klebsiella, proteus, pseudomonas etc seen on examining the gram stained specimen under the microscope. The specific gram neg bacillus should be identified on the culture results. ...Read more

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My swab results show moderate gram positive bacilli. What does it mean?

Gram positive bacilli: It will be helpful to know what type of swab you are referring to. Gram positive bacilli are a type of bacteria (germs) that can cause infection in certain situation ...Read more

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Meaning of no gram (+) nor gram (-) bacilli or cocci seen. Epithelial cells = 1-2/oif?

Meaning of no gram (+) nor gram (-) bacilli or cocci seen. Epithelial cells = 1-2/oif?

What was examined?: Is it the result of sputum exam or an other body fluid? It is likely not an abnormal finding. ...Read more

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What diseases are caused by Cocci, Bacilli, and SpirillaSpirilla bacteria?

What diseases are caused by Cocci, Bacilli, and SpirillaSpirilla bacteria?

Too may to count: Cooci, bacilli, and spirochetes do a lot of things and cause a lot of disease. i suggest you look them up in your library. ...Read more

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Which drugs can cure staph and caliform bacilli?

Which drugs can cure staph and caliform bacilli?

Antibiotics: The lab will report the antibiotics that are likely to work on a particular bacterial isolate. ...Read more