Gram Stain

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Last Updated: 03 May 2022

A Gram stain is a test used to recognize germs. You may require to provide urine, stool, or spit example; Your healthcare provider may use a needle to take liquid from your body to test. This is called a smear; A collection of discolorations are contributed to the example; A laboratory staff member checks out the discolored smear under the microscopic lense, seeking bacteria; The shade, size, and shape of the cells help determine the specific type of microorganisms; Your provider will inform you what to do to prepare for the test.

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