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anaerobic bacteria infections

Sunday 5 February 2006

Bacterias

- Clostridium difficile

Lesions

- abscesses
- peritonitis
- colitis

  • Clostridium difficile colitis

Diseases

- clostridial Infections

  • Clostridium perfringens and Clostridium septicum
    • cellulitis
    • myonecrosis of traumatic and surgical wounds (gas gangrene)
    • uterine myonecrosis often associated with illegal abortions
    • mild food poisoning
    • infection of the small bowel of ischemic or neutropenic patients
    • severe sepsis