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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.
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Relative disease susceptibility and clostridial toxin antibody responses in three commercial broiler lines coinfected with Clostridium perfringens and Eimeria maxima using an experimental model of necrotic enteritis.
En forma similar, el analisis realizado para comparar la expresion de IL-10 en los tres periodos de incubacion de cada tratamiento revelo que los niveles de expresion fueron variables dependiendo de la dosis de antigeno clostridial y el tiempo de incubacion.
Clostridial myonecrosis in horses (37 cases 1985-2000).
Researchers in toxicology and related disciplines explain such aspects as the mechanisms of actions of neurotoxins, inhibitors of clostridial neurotoxin proteinase activities, expanding their clinical use, and using them as drug delivery systems.
Jointly sponsored by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the conference was convened to address the sudden outbreak of disease and death associated with two strains of Clostridial bacteria.
1984) reported clostridial growth in silages at pH 4.
Preventative measures such as immediately dipping navels in iodine after bonding and snapping on a reusable navel clamp, help prevent germs such as clostridial bacteria entering the bloodstream and reduce the incidence of killer diseases like Joint Ill.
Clostridial and nonclostridial necrotizing infections are frequently similar in their early presentation.
com the full line of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica cattle products, including the Express respiratory and Alpha clostridial vaccines.
Clostridial organisms and their medical ramifications have long fascinated and intrigued me, especially in the context of clostridial bacteremia.
The gene encoding the peptide was cloned, sequenced, characterized and expressed in a clostridial host.
Temperatures in this range, maintained for five to 12 hours, create the perfect conditions to encourage bacterial growth, spoilage, putrefaction (and the subsequent production of clostridial toxins) .