Clostridial diseases

Bacterial Diseases
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Animals Involved

Ribotypes from some calves, pigs, dogs are identical to some ribotypes found in people

Known Distributions

Worldwide

Probable Means of Spreading

Possible zoonosis; from contact or ingestion in contaminated meat; also from environment and contact with infected people

Clinical Manifestations in People

Gastroenteritis, varying in severity from diarrhea to fulminant colitis, usually in conjunction with antibiotic use

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