clostridium perfringens

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Noun1.clostridium perfringens - anaerobic Gram-positive rod bacterium that produces epsilon toxin; can be used as a bioweapon
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Clostridium - anaerobic or micro-aerophilic rod-shaped or spindle-shaped saprophytes; nearly cosmopolitan in soil, animal intestines, and dung
bioarm, biological weapon, bioweapon - any weapon usable in biological warfare; "they feared use of the smallpox virus as a bioweapon"
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When government and industry were looking for a way to identify more rapidly the presence of the pathogenic C.
6) Spores can germinate and bacteria can grow at temperatures as low as 54[degrees]F, so leftovers stored in a refrigerator without power for several hours could create a favorable environment for C.
aurantifolia Swingle fruits showed the most broad spectrum antibacterial activity compared to other solvent extracts, except for C.
Epsilon toxin is protease activated protoxin that produced mainly by C.
johnsonii is going through farm-scale trials to assess its potential use to combat pathogenic infections of poultry by bacteria such as C.
Therefore, we developed a simple screening technique, with special emphasis on pathogenic clostridia of medical or veterinary interest, for the characterisation of a and s toxins elaborated by a strain of C.
coli ED933 and O157 (E771/01) strains were used as positive controls for both stx1 and 2, hlyA and rfbO157 genes, respectively and C.
One of the major illnesses caused by the Clostridium group of bacteria is food poisoning which includes perfringens food poisoning by C.
Both OPSP and TSC combine sodium metabisulphite & ferric ammonium citrate to form the basis of the indicator system with which C.
While scientists struggle to come up with new antibiotics to fight new strains of bacteria resistant to today's drugs, chefs, cooks and the like are struggling to learn all they can about salmonella, staphylococcus, C.
Our previous study showed that GD typically occurs at 4 to 7 weeks of age in broiler chickens and is associated with C.