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.
All four isolates obtained in the present study were negative for all additional virulence factors tested, including beta-2 toxin encoding-gene (cpb2), already reported in other wild animals, and enterotoxin encoding gene (cpe), an important virulence factor for C.
Identification of alternative management practices to control disease has been hindered by the difficulty of experimentally reproducing NE by C.
Seven specimens (four from food workers and three from attendees) were culture-positive for Clostridium perfringens, and specimens from all attendees contained C.
From the results, we concluded that probiotic and organic acid could be successfully used as antibiotic to sustain growth and biochemical profile in broilers challenged with C.
While cautioning that the study was small, involving only 16 NMO patients, Zamvil, professor of neurology, said the work provides support for a theory of collateral damage that he and others are actively exploring: a certain amino acid sequence of a C.
PCR methods offer a sensitive and specific detection of 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.
Linden and Ma showed that exposing healthy mouse brain to the C.
johnsonii is going through farm-scale trials to assess its potential use to combat pathogenic infections of poultry by bacteria such as C.