Clostridium perfringens


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Clostridium perfringens

[klä‚strid·ē·əm pər′frin·jənz]
(microbiology)
A spore-forming, toxin-producing bacterium that can contaminate meat left at room temperature. The ingested cells release toxin in the digestive tract, resulting in cramps and diarrhea.
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Total 204 fecal sample were collected from which 89.18 % were positive and 10.82 % were negative for Clostridium perfringens type D.
Zingiber officinale Rosc displayed the activity with MIC value of 240 [micro]g/mL for the chloroform fraction and 690 [micro]g/mL for n-hexane against Clostridium perfringens, a pathogen causing enterotoxenia of livestock [24].
The Clostridium perfringens TetA(P) efflux protein contains a functional variant of the Motif A region found in major facilitator superfamily transport proteins.
Goggins, "Fulminant Clostridium perfringens sepsis in kidney transplant: a case report," Transplantation Proceedings, vol.
Clostridium perfringens strain SM101, which is derived from a food poisoning strain, NCTC 8798 [18], and carries an enterotoxin gene on the chromosome, was obtained from Dr.
coli, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, and Clostridium perfringens isolated from the freshly prepared shito as well as after the shito had been stored at various temperatures and time (25[degrees]C, 44[degrees]C, 37[degrees]C, and 30[degrees]C for 7 and 14 days).
Benson, "Necrotising pneumonia and empyema due to Clostridium perfringens complicating pulmonary embolus," Thorax, vol.
This case involves a 79-year-old female G5P3023 who presented with Clostridium perfringens sepsis.
Key words: Clostridium sordellii, Clostridium perfringens, avian clostridiosis, myonecrosis, enteritis, cytotoxins, avian, brown pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis
Clostridium perfringens toxin genotypes in the feces of healthy North Americans.

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