Postpartum Clostridium sordellii infection associated with fatal toxic shock syndrome.

@article{Rrbye2000PostpartumCS,
  title={Postpartum Clostridium sordellii infection associated with fatal toxic shock syndrome.},
  author={Christina R\orbye and Ina Sleimann Petersen and Lisbeth Nilas},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2000},
  volume={79 12},
  pages={1134-5}
}
Clostridium bacteria are anaerobic Gram positive spore-form-ing bacilli, known to cause distinct clinical syndromes such as botulism, tetanus, pseudomembranous colitis and myonecrosis. The natural habitats of Clostridium species are soil, water and the gastrointestinal tract of animals and humans. In 5-10% of all women, Clostridium species are also found to… CONTINUE READING