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Clostridium perfringens

Clostridium perfringens

The most common aetiologic agent of gas gangrene. It is differentiable into several distinct types based on the distribution of twelve different toxins.

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... between species. E.coli have an optimum close to 20 minutes, but Clostridium perfringens is only 10 minutes, and Mycobacterium tuberculosis has one that is counted in hours ...

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by canalon
Sat Sep 12, 2009 3:00 pm
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How can one bacterium, C. perfringens cause three different diseases including cellulitis, gas gangrene and food poisoning?

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by bionewbie
Mon Mar 13, 2006 3:10 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Clostridium
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Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......

... Anthrax Brucella suis Brucellosis Burkholderia mallei Glanders Clostridium perfringens Epsilon toxin Coxiella burnetii Q fever Staphylococcus aureus Enterotoxin B Yersinia ...

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by London
Tue Feb 21, 2006 1:34 am
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Topic: Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......
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