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Clostridium perfringens

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Clostridium perfringens is an anaerobic, spore forming bacteria that is widely distributed in the environment and frequently occurs in the intestines of humans and many domestic and wild animals. Spores of this organism are found in soil, sediments, and areas subject to human or animal fecal pollution.

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Last Revised: May 07, 2014