Whole genome analysis reveals the diversity and evolutionary relationships between necrotic enteritis-causing strains of Clostridium perfringens

Published on: 09/05/2019
Author/s : Jake A. Lacey 1,2,3; Theodore R. Allnutt 2,4; Ben Vezina 1,2,3,6; Thi Thu Hao Van 3,6; Thomas Stent 1,3; Xiaoyan Han 1; Julian I. Rood 1,3; Ben Wade 2,4; Anthony L. Keyburn 2,3; Torsten Seemann 1,5; Honglei Chen 2; Volker Haring 2; Priscilla A. Johanesen 1; Dena Lyras 1 and Robert J. Moore 1,2,3,6.

Background Clostridium perfringens is a bacterial pathogen that causes a wide variety of diseases ranging from gas gangrene and food poisoning in humans to necrotic enteritis in chickens [1]. Aside from host factors, the type and severity of disease is dependent on the production of a set of toxins and extracellular enzymes [1]. Most C. perfringens toxins are not produced by all strains; their st...

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September 5, 2019

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