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
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