Gas gangrene antitoxin

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Gas gangrene antitoxin

antitoxin specific for the toxin of one or more species of clostridium that cause gaseous gangrene and associated toxaemia, especially c. Perfringens c. Novyi, c. Histolyticum, and commercially available preparations are usually polyvalent, i.e., contain antitoxin for two or more species.

Synonym: pentavalent gas gangrene antitoxin.