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Gram stain of nasopharyngeal swab: A Gram stain of nasopharyngeal swab is a microbiological procedure that selectively stains Gram positive bacteria with crystal violet; this test is used to determine if nose and throat secretions are infected with Gram positive or Gram negative bacteria, which can then aid the physician in choosing the appropriate antibiotic treatment before a nasopharyngeal culture is complete.
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