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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For intestinal lesions, 5 chickens from each group were randomly selected at day 2 postinfection with C perfringens (day 6 post-infection with E.
In the past research into necrotic enteritis predisposing factors was directed by the simple hypothesis that low-level colonization of C perfringens commonly occurred within the gut of healthy chickens and the predisposing factors lead to a proliferation of those bacteria to produce disease.
petfringens Canina 2,5 anos 0 Toxina botulinica, tipo C-D Canina 2,7 anos Toxina botulinica, tipo C Canina -- 1 C perfringens e microrganismos aerobicos Aves -- 4 C.