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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Bode, a 4-year-old neutered male golden retriever, had chronic diarrhea for over 2 years and an unresolving Clostridium perfringens for the past two months.
coli, enterococci, and Clostridium perfringens (Griffin, Lipp, McLaughlin, & Rose, 2001).
Michelle Stowe, representing stockton council, said 24 people suf-suffered gastroenteritis and six of them had clostridium perfringens - a common cause of food poisoning.
20 minutes of 75% ethanol and 10 minutes of FA incubation, may be useful for Gram-positive bacilli which have thick and tough cell walls, such as Clostridium perfringens (See Table).
33 diners fell ill and 1 died as a direct result of the presence of Clostridium perfringens bacteria.
Two opportunistic bacteria, Pasteurella multocida serotype B and Clostridium perfringens, contributed to the rapid die-off and loss of the entire population of saiga in each birth site in May.
The objective of the current study was to investigate the effects of MOS supplementation on growth performance, faecal score, faecal pH, selected faecal bacterial populations (Lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium, Clostridium perfringens, and E.
Spore-forming foodborne pathogens include Clostridium botulinum, Clostridium perfringens and Bacillus cereus.
1989, "Molecular cloning and nucleotide sequence of the alpha-toxin (phospholipase C) of Clostridium perfringens," Infect.
The beef samples were contaminated with Aerobic mesophiles (189-23000 cfu/g), Staphylococcus aureus (22-59 cfu/g), Bacillus cereus (17-41 cfu/g), Clostridium perfringens (21-48 cfu/g) and Escherichia coli (31-2200 cfu/g).
Escherichia coli and Clostridium perfringens represent faecal indicator organisms, and can be enumerated to assess the survival of bacteria specific to faeces, and to compare with existing data from previous studies on biosolids.
Necropsy findings that supported grain overload as a contributing factor to death included acute rumenitis, isolation of Clostridium perfringens coupled with hemorrhagic enteritis, chronic laminitis, and polioencephalomalacia.

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