How to use Clostridia in a sentence
Clostridia, &c., are spindle-shaped.
Gas gangrene is caused by Clostridia and the most common causative organism is Clostridium perfringens, which produces exotoxins that cause local tissue damage.
Her problems included gastritis and over production of Clostridia in the gut.
Resistant starch, however, has been reported to stimulate growth of the more anaerobic Clostridia species.
In infants, botulism may be caused by specific types of clostridia obtained from soil, inhaled spores, or honey containing the spores.Advertisement
Clostridia and their spores exist all over the world, especially in soil and aquatic sediments.
Food that has been improperly preserved or stored can harbor botulinum toxin-producing clostridia.
Wound botulism occurs when Clostridia colonize an infected wound and produce botulinum toxin.
Laboratory tests look for the presence of botulinum toxin or Clostridia in suspected foods and/or the child's blood serum, feces, or other specimens for traces of botulinum toxin or Clostridia.