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Toxins 2019, 11(3), 138; https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins11030138

Two Clostridium perfringens Type E Isolates in France

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CNR Bactéries anaérobies et Botulisme, Institut Pasteur, 75015 Paris, France
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Hub de Bioinformatique et Biostatistique—C3BI, Institut Pasteur, USR 3756, CNRS, 75015 Paris, France
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Bacterial Toxins, Institut Pasteur, ERL 6002, 75015 Paris, France
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Received: 12 February 2019 / Revised: 22 February 2019 / Accepted: 23 February 2019 / Published: 1 March 2019
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Abstract

Clostridium perfringens type E is a less frequently isolated C. perfringens type and has not previously been reported in France. We have characterized two recent type E isolates, C. perfringens 508.17 from the intestinal content of a calf that died of enterotoxemia, and 515.17 from the stool of a 60-year-old woman, subsequent to food poisoning, which contained the plasmid pCPPB-1 with variant iota toxin and C. perfringens enterotoxin genes. View Full-Text
Keywords: Clostridium perfringens; iota toxin; C. perfringens enterotoxin; enterotoxemia; food poisoning Clostridium perfringens; iota toxin; C. perfringens enterotoxin; enterotoxemia; food poisoning
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Diancourt, L.; Sautereau, J.; Criscuolo, A.; Popoff, M.R. Two Clostridium perfringens Type E Isolates in France. Toxins 2019, 11, 138.

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