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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0200966

NCI Thesaurus Code: C23014  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Laboratory Procedure

NCIt Definition: This is a method (named after the Danish bacteriologist, Hans Christian Gram) for staining and identifying bacteria. It is based on the differential retention of a crystal violet-iodine complex within the cell membrane. Gram-positive organisms will appear blue-black or purple while Gram-negative organisms will appear red.

CDISC Definition: A microscopy staining method for staining and identifying bacteria, based on the differential retention of a crystal violet-iodine complex within the cell membrane. Gram-positive organisms will appear blue-black or purple while Gram-negative organisms will appear red.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Bacterial stain, routine
Gram stain method (procedure)
Gram stain method
Gram stain technique (qualifier value)
Gram stain technique
Gram Staining Method
Gram Staining
GRAM STAIN
Gram's stain
Gramme stain

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C23014 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000017005 SNOMEDCT_US
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
CTV3ID X79Ce SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XUqil SNOMEDCT_US
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20150131 SNOMEDCT_US
FR 691 MSH
HM D005840 MSH
HM D010619 MSH
II D013194 MSH
MDA 19821101 MSH
MMR 19950801 MSH
PRIMARY_PATH 10018654$10004000$10027529$10022891$Gram stain$Bacteria identification and serology (excl mycobacteria)$Microbiology and serology investigations$Investigations MDR
PRIMARY_SOC 10022891 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.1 MDR
RN 0 MSH
SC 1 MSH
SOS microorganisms are stained with gentian violet, treated with Lugol's iodine, decolorized with ethanol & counterstained with a contrasting dye, usually safranine MSH
SRC Arch Intern Med 1982;142(10):1858 MSH
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~X79Ce SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XUqil SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T139639 MSH
TH NLM (1982) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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