Tag: sepsis

  • Clostridium Perfringens

    Clostridium Perfringens

    Known as the agent of gas gangrene or postpartum sepsis, Clostridium perfringens is currently isolated in food poisoning of tissue or systemic infections. HISTORY: Isolated for the first time in 1881, this germ has seen its role in gas gangrene recognized by Welch and Nuttall Frankel and in acute appendicitis by Veillon. The study of…

  • Bacterial and Parasitic Infections

    Bacterial and Parasitic Infections

    * Diphtheria: it is due to the lysogénée bacteria strain that produces exotoxin. C. The diphtheria that do not produce exotoxin may be responsible for angina false membranes, but also septicemia (and secondary locations: endocarditis) but do not induce the disease diphtheria. Diphtheria is a little immunizing disease which justifies vaccination for convalescent patients. *…