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Gram stain of joint fluid: A gram stain of joint fluid is a microbiological procedure that selectively stains Gram positive bacteria with crystal violet; this test is used to determine if a suspected bacterial infection in a joint is due to Gram positive or Gram negative bacteria, which can then aid the physician in choosing the proper antibiotic treatment before a bacterial culture is complete.
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