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A genus of motile or nonmotile gram-positive bacteria of the family Clostridiaceae. Many species have been identified with some being pathogenic. They occur in water, soil, and in the intestinal tract of humans and lower animals.
(Source: National Library of Medicine 2013 MeSH Scope Note and Classification)
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Endospore-Forming Bacteria
Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Bacteria
Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Rods
Clostridium acetobutylicum
Clostridium beijerinckii
Clostridium bifermentans
Clostridium botulinum
Clostridium butyricum
Clostridium cellulolyticum
Clostridium cellulovorans
Clostridium chauvoei
Clostridium difficile
Clostridium histolyticum
Clostridium kluyveri
Clostridium perfringens
Clostridium septicum
Clostridium sordellii
Clostridium sticklandii
Clostridium symbiosum
Clostridium tertium
Clostridium tetani
Clostridium tetanomorphum
Clostridium thermocellum
Clostridium tyrobutyricum