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Synonyms for clostridium

spindle-shaped bacterial cell especially one swollen at the center by an endospore

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And who knows, some snakes may, like chickens, also harbour Clostridium novyi.
Michael was one of the addicts who died after using heroin contaminated with the clostridium novyi bug.
In 2000 eight users died when heroin contaminated with clostridium novyi was in circulation in Dublin.
Update: Clostridium novyi and unexplained illness among injecting-drag user--Scotland, Ireland, and England, April-June 2000.
In June, drug users were warned about heroin poisoned with clostridium novyi bacteria.
Mr McElvanney, of Possilpark, Glasgow, was giving evidence on the second day of the probe into the deaths of the addicts who all died after injecting heroin contaminated with the clostridium novyi bug.
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