Porcine Clostridium perfringens type A spores, enterotoxin and antibody to enterotoxin.

Abstract

Forty-two Clostridium perfringens type A strains isolated from cases of diarrhoea in pigs were tested for their ability to sporulate and produce enterotoxin in three different sporulation media. Enterotoxin was produced by 11 of the 42 C perfringens type A isolates (26.2 per cent). Thirteen isolates (30.9 per cent) produced spores at a frequency of 10 per… (More)

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