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What Clostridium species is known as Welch's bacillus? Clostridium perfringens
Which Clostridium produces a toxin that binds to gangliosides and suppresses motor neuron activity, leading to muscular spasms? C. tetani - produces tetanospasmin
Which Clostridium species is reverse CAMP positive? Clostridium perfringens
Which Clostridium produces the strongest toxin known to man and what does it do? C. botulinum, causes paralysis of muscles, leading to paralysis of the respiratory muscles, which ultimately causes death
How can one prevent and treat Clostridium tetani? There is a vaccination, which requires a booster every 10 years; penicillin is the drug of choice for the vegetative cell
Created by: laceymaej