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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ANT-1207 incorporates a highly purified botulinum developed from Anterios' proprietary cell line of 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.
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.
Although the researchers used multiple probes for C.
None of the food items served on February' 22 or 24 was available for sampling, and none of the other 13 food samples obtained from the restaurant was positive for C.