gas gangrene antitoxin

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gas gan·grene an·ti·tox·in

antitoxin specific for the toxin of one or more species of Clostridium that cause gas gangrene and associated toxemia, especially C. perfringens, C. novyi, C. histolyticum; commercially available preparations are usually polyvalent, that is, contain antitoxin for two or more species.
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