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Gram stain of sputum: A gram stain of sputum is a microbiological procedure that selectively stains Gram positive bacteria with crystal violet; this test is used to determine if lung secretions (sputum) are infected with Gram positive or Gram negative bacteria, which can then aid the physician in choosing the appropriate antibiotic treatment before a bacterial culture is complete.
These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Gram stain of sputum:
These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Gram stain of sputum:
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