Colony of Clostridium sp stock photo

Colony of Clostridium sp stock photo

Colony of Clostridium sp stock photo

Bioterrorism Stock Photos – This photograph depicts a colony of Clostridium sp. Gram-positive bacteria, which had been grown on a 4% blood agar plate (BAP) over a 48 hour time period.

A number of Clostridium spp. are highly pathogenic to humans. Members including C. perfringens, and C. septicum, are known to be a cause of gas gangrene in humans, due to their production of a potent exotoxin, and C. botulinum is the cause of botulism food poisoning.

Keywords: Bioterrorism diseases, bioterrorism agents, Botulism, Clostridium botulinum, medical stock photos, 12050