Habitat of Clostridium perfringens

Habitat of Clostridium perfringens

Habitat of Clostridium perfringens

Habitat of Clostridium perfringens

  1. Clostridium perfringens are isolated from fecal specimens from human and animals.
  2. They are an inhabitant of human normal intestinal flora.
  3. They are present in nature and can be found as a normal component of decaying vegetation, marine sediments and soil.
  4. Beef, poultry, gravies and dried or pre-cooked foods are common sources of Clostridium perfringens infections.
  5. Also found in raw meat and poultry.
  6. Encountered in improperly sterilized (canned) foods in which endospores have germinated.

Habitat of Clostridium perfringens

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  1. Clostridium perfringens can be isolated also from milk of mastitic cow as a incase of gangrenous mastitis…
    Clostridium perfringens has different toxins that be Enteric and called enterotoxins that can circulate in blood and lead to gangrenous mastitis in some animal Species like dairy cows, goat,….

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