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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Clostridium botulinum (1) can be fatal, but thanks to pioneering work by physicians including Dr.
Clostridium botulinum, the bacterium that causes botulism, is commonly associated with bulging canned goods.
Antimicrobial efficacies of plant extracts and sodium nitrite against Clostridium botulinum. Food Control 2010;21:1030-6.
Low concentrations of C baratii, Clostridium botulinum Group II (nontoxic), and C bifermentans were found in the pool water.
Controlling factors which should prevent the growth and toxin production of Clostridium botulinum have been called into question at the manufacturers.
They said the business are "acting responsibly" in voluntarily recalling various products due to inadequate procedures to control clostridium botulinum, which may cause botulism.
Botulism is one of the most important foodborne diseases and is caused by Clostridium botulinum toxin.
The causative agent is Clostridium botulinum, a Gram-positive rod-shaped and strictly anaerobic bacterium which can be classified into eight types (A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H).
Research into the background levels of Clostridium botulinum spores in raw food ingredients is helping the food industry deliver safe chilled foods more sustainably.
BOTOX is a prescription-only medical product that contains tiny amounts of a highly purified botulinum toxin protein refined from the bacterium, Clostridium botulinum. When injected at the recommended doses into a specific muscle or gland, BOTOX neurotoxin is expected to produce a safe, as well as effective result, usually lasting up to approximately three to 10 months, depending on the approved indication and on the individual patient, concluded the company.
For example, you can be familiar with the fact that Botulinum Toxin, a neurotoxin protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, is injected into the wrinkle-producing muscle with the help of a small needle.
But to help him do these things, he must be injected with Clostridium botulinum Type A at a cost of P24,900 once every three months.

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