Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Clostridial enteric diseases of domestic animals.

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This review focuses on C. perfringens (major toxins, pathogenesis of toxins A-E, enterotoxigenic and untyped C. perfringens, disease control, therapy and diagnosis) and C. septicum (virulence factors, pathogenesis, disease control, therapy and diagnosis). Shorter sections cover C. difficile, C. spiroforme and C. colinum.