Clostridium botulinum

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Noun1.Clostridium botulinum - anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism
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
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Last August, Dong and colleagues reported the eighth, BoNT/X, made by C.
Human botulism is best known as a food-borne disease, caused by ingestion of preformed neurotoxin in foods where C.
Enema fluid, stool, and gastric aspirate specimens were positive for type A botulinum neurotoxin and viable C.
The majority of cases of foodborne botulism are caused by two bacteria: non-proteolytic C.
Botulism is a severe neuroparalytic disease caused by the action of botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) produced by anaerobic spore-forming C.
botulinum, sendo que, dentre as 100 amostras de mel, duas apresentaram-se positivas para esta bacteria e 40 amostras de xarope de milho continham esporos de C.
Con el fin de evaluar muestras de miel de origen costarricense, se detecto las secuencias de genes productores de neurotoxina correspondientes a C.
In recent years strains of recognized clostridial species other than C.
Scientists at the UK's Institute of Food Research have been mining the genome of C.
The other 2 main categories of botulism are infant botulism caused by intestinal colonization with C.
perfringens enterotoxin primer (melting temperature, 55[degrees]C) and two pairs of C.
Madison, WI 53706) have purified a bacteriocin (Boticin) from a type B proteolytic strain of C.