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What does Bacillus mean?
rod shaped bacteria
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What does Cocci mean?
Spherical shaped bacteria
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What does corkscrewed mean?
Spiral shaped bacteria
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Before staining, what colour are bacteria?
Colourless
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Name the two types of bacteria
Gram positive and gram negative
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Define Gram stain
A method of staining bacteria as an aid to their identification.
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What colour will gram positive bacteria be stained at the end of the procedure?
Violet
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What does Cocci mean?

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Spherical shaped bacteria

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What does corkscrewed mean?

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Before staining, what colour are bacteria?

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Name the two types of bacteria

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