David M. Aronoff

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Clostridia (other pathogenic strains C. perfringens, C. septicum)

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has clostridial infection? What should you expect to find? C. perfringens is most likely associated with three clinical syndromes: necrotizing or gangrenous soft tissue infections, endometritis following childbirth or abortion, and foodborne gastroenteritis. Necrotizing soft tissue infections caused by C. perfringens are also…

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