Clostridium Perfringens

What is Clostridium Perfringens?

Clostridium Perfringens meaning in Animal Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
A rod-shaped nonmotile spore-forming bacteria that causes gastroenteritis. The symptoms appear 8- 24 hours after ingestion and include acute abdominal pain, diarrhea and gas; fever, nausea and vomiting are rare.

 

reference: Animal Science. Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources