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Descriptor English: Clostridium perfringens
Descriptor Spanish: Clostridium perfringens
Descriptor Clostridium perfringens
Entry term(s) Clostridium welchii
Scope note: El agente etiológico más común de la GANGRENA GASEOSA. Se diferencia en varios tipos distintos atendiendo a la distribución de doce toxinas diferentes.
Descriptor Portuguese: Clostridium perfringens
Descriptor French: Clostridium perfringens
Entry term(s): Clostridium welchii
Tree number(s): B03.300.390.400.200.575
B03.353.625.375.500.575
B03.510.415.400.200.575
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003016
Scope note: The most common etiologic agent of GAS GANGRENE. It is differentiable into several distinct types based on the distribution of twelve different toxins.
Annotation: infection = GAS GANGRENE if in text; otherwise coord IM with CLOSTRIDIUM INFECTIONS (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 3042
Unique ID: D003016
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Clostridium perfringens - Preferred
Concept UI M0004638
Scope note The most common etiologic agent of GAS GANGRENE. It is differentiable into several distinct types based on the distribution of twelve different toxins.
Preferred term Clostridium perfringens
Entry term(s) Clostridium welchii



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