What is Stain, Gram?
Gram stain is a specialized method of staining to distinguish bacterial species into two groups. These groups are known as Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria.
Why is Stain, Gram done?
- To detect the presence of bacteria in a sample taken from the site of a suspected infection
- To identify the general type of bacteria in a sample taken from the site of a suspected infection
- To generally classify bacteria grown in culture so that further identification tests can be performed and appropriate treatment given
Preparation for Stain, Gram
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for Stain, Gram
The sample type collected for Stain, Gram is: Blood
The PNDT registered Genetic Laboratory & Genetic Counselling center at DNA Xperts is the first of its kind center in East Delhi to offer Genetic Testing & Genetic Counselling services. Genetic counseling is the process of determining the risk you have of passing on an inheritable genetic disease to your baby and hence is advised before or during pregnancy for couples.