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Confused about whether is better for my gram stain to be positive or negative?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
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In brief: Neither Is Better

Gram staining is a bacteriological laboratory technique used to differentiate bacterial species into two large groups based on the physical properties of their cell walls.
The two groups are gram-positive and gram-negative. Thus the positive and the negative do not refer to one being better than the other.

In brief: Neither Is Better

Gram staining is a bacteriological laboratory technique used to differentiate bacterial species into two large groups based on the physical properties of their cell walls.
The two groups are gram-positive and gram-negative. Thus the positive and the negative do not refer to one being better than the other.
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