clostridium perfringens


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Related to clostridium perfringens: Clostridium difficile, Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin
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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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Chicken can be a nutritious choice, but raw chicken is often contaminated with Campylobacter bacteria and sometimes with Salmonella and Clostridium perfringens bacteria.
The current study was carried out in all administrative divisions of the province to explore the prevalence of Clostridium perfringens type D in small ruminants.
For instance, turkey gravy is susceptible to contamination; poor temperature control helps the bacteria Clostridium perfringens grow, which can cause vomiting, diarrhoea and stomach cramps.
coli, Burkholderia sp., Haemopillus somnus, Haemopillus parsuis, Clostridium perfringens, and Pantoea agglomerans.
The five bugs most likely to cause an outbreak: Norovirus, Salmonella, Clostridium perfringens, E.
There are several types of bacterial infections that can affect the gut this quickly Most common is Clostridium perfringens if calves are not vaccinated for types C and D.
Clostridium perfringens, an important zoonotic pathogen, is capable of causing necrotic enteritis and food poisoning in humans (1,2).
Clostridium perfringens is classified into five types (A-E) based on the capacity to produce one or more of the four major toxins (alpha, beta, epsilon, and iota).
Acute gangrenous mastitis due to Clostridium perfringens type A and Escherichia coli in a cow.
There were also changes in differential abundance of several other gut bacterial species, including reductions in Clostridium perfringens and increases in several health-promoting bacterial species.

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