clostridial

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clos·trid·i·al

(klos-trid'ē-ăl),
Relating to any bacterium of the genus Clostridium.

clostridial

[klostrid′ē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, kloster, spindle
pertaining to anaerobic spore-forming bacteria of the genus Clostridium.

clos·trid·i·al

(klos-trid'ē-ăl)
Relating to any bacterium of the genus Clostridium.

clostridial

pertaining to or emanating from infection by Clostridium spp.

clostridial dermatomyositis
see malignant edema.
clostridial enteritis
clostridial food poisoning
diarrhea in humans caused by ingestion of preformed toxin produced by C. perfringens type A.
clostridial gangrenous dermatitis
clostridial gas gangrene
see histotoxic clostridia.
clostridial hemoglobinuria
see bacillary hemoglobinuria.
clostridial intestinal hemorrhage syndrome of dogs
see canine hemorrhagic gastroenteritis.
clostridial myositis
clostridial necrotic enteritis
caused in birds by Clostridium perfingens types A and C. Characterized by short course with severe depression, diarrhea and high mortality and necropsy findings of pseudomembranous enteritis.
clostridial swelled head
see ovine bighead.
clostridial ulcerative enteritis
a disease of quail caused by Clostridium colinum. Characterized in young quail by acute hemorrhagic enteritis and very high case fatality and morbidity rates. Necrosis and ulceration of the intestinal wall occur in birds which survive for several days.