How to use Clostridia in a sentence

clostridia
  • Clostridia, &c., are spindle-shaped.

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  • Gas gangrene is caused by Clostridia and the most common causative organism is Clostridium perfringens, which produces exotoxins that cause local tissue damage.

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  • Her problems included gastritis and over production of Clostridia in the gut.

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  • Resistant starch, however, has been reported to stimulate growth of the more anaerobic Clostridia species.

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  • In infants, botulism may be caused by specific types of clostridia obtained from soil, inhaled spores, or honey containing the spores.

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  • Clostridia and their spores exist all over the world, especially in soil and aquatic sediments.

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  • Food that has been improperly preserved or stored can harbor botulinum toxin-producing clostridia.

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  • Wound botulism occurs when Clostridia colonize an infected wound and produce botulinum toxin.

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  • 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.

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