Microbiological Tests - Clostridium Perfringens Count

Microbiological Tests - Clostridium Perfringens Count

Clostridium perfringens is a type of bacteria that is the most common cause of a deadly infection of soft tissues, especially muscle. This condition is also known as gas gangrene. Clostridium perfringens bacteria are toxin and gas producing bacteria. Before antibiotics were introduced, a significant portion of war injuries were due to gas gangrene. Clostridium perfringens also causes food poisoning and some intestinal diseases.

Microbiological Tests - Clostridium Perfringens Count

Bacteria in general are microscopic, single-celled organisms that live almost everywhere. Bacteria live in every climate and everywhere on earth. They also live on and in plants, animals, and humans. The vast majority of bacteria are harmless to humans, even beneficial. However, clostridium perfringens is a harmful type of bacteria.

Clostridium perfringens toxin is harmful to humans, usually when consuming food stored at the wrong temperature after cooking. Clostridium perfringens is found in the feces of infected people. Clostridium perfringens is most commonly found in meat, poultry, cooked beans, and sauces. Since the bacteria also live in the soil, it is possible to get it from unwashed vegetables.

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