Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin

Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin

a toxin produced by C. perfringens that alters membrane permeability.

Clos·trid·i·um per·frin·gens en·ter·o·tox·in

(klos-trid'ē-ŭm pĕr-frin'jenz en'te-rō-tok'sin)
A toxin produced by C. perfringens that alters membrane permeability.
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Regulated expression of Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin in naturally cpe-negative Type A, B, and C isolates of C.
Inactivation of the gene (cpe) encoding Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin eliminates the ability of two cpe-positive C.
Similar frequency of detection of Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin and Clostridium difficile toxins in patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhea.
The Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin gene is on a transposable element in type A human food poisoning strains.
Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin was detected in stool samples collected from six ill inmates, and 43,000 CFU/g of the organism were isolated from a remaining sample of casserole.
The presence of Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin (CPE) was determined either by assaying the cytopathic effect on Vero cells or by reverse passive latex agglutination (RPLA) test (Oxoid Italia Spa, Garbagnate Milanese, Milan) according to the manufacturer's instructions (14).
Presence of Norwalk-like virus and Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin in stool samples from ill persons, Italy, July 2000 No.

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