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Gram Negative Bacillus
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
Normal flora: These live in everybody's gut. They are normal body flora, and for the most part your friends. They can get in the wrong places and cause infections. ...Read more
Probably E Coli: There are many dozens of bacteria that can be lactose fermenting gram negative bacilli. This is just a classification scheme based on gram positive or negative; rod (bacillus) or cocci (ball); and what they grow on in a laboratory evaluation. Examples include e. Coli, klebsiella, enterobacter, citrobacter. ...Read more
Gram stain: The gram stain has been used for a long time to classify bacteria according to the chemistry of their cell walls (and hence whether they are gram positive or negative.) Cell shape and growth characteristic are also useful in grouping bacteria until more full speciation information becomes available. The gram stain is fast, reasonably reproducible by trained personnel and the groupings useful 4 rx ...Read more
What do u mean with gram stained smears shows numerous gram-negative rod-shaped bacilli?. Its my lab result please help
What is gram negative pleomorphic bacilli? My sputum culture is growing this out. Beta lactamase negative. Been sick 1 month 3 abx tx and steroids x3
Vaginal swab shows I have moderate gram positive bacilli and cocci moderate gram negative bacilli and few leucocyte . What does this mean?
Nothing: That is normal. This helps rule out a few things. If you are having symptoms, your physician will keep looking. ...Read more
Nose swab tested positive for a gram negative bacilli and cocci colony. This was causing sore outbreaks on face.Took bactroban 2x daily for 10 days. Will bactroban eliminate both? Are these types of nasal colonies recurring? Or should I be fine now?
Probably unrelated: Those kinds of bacteria are not likely cause of "sore outbreaks on face". If this is due to any bacteria at all, I would be more suspicious of strep or staph. Bactroban may help. However, you should also speak with your doctor about the possibility of herpes, which is an entirely different problem. ...Read more
A friend of mine has urine test & resulted rare gram positive cocci & gram negative bacilli-what does this mean? she has very high fever as well.
Fever: OK...this is likely contamination of the urine source. In most infections there will be the predominance of one bacterial species causing the issue...and there will be many per high powered field. In her case, there are 2 types and only rare (per high powered field) and you didn't mention any white blood cells either. This doesn't look like much to my eyes. ...Read more
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