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anaerobic Gram-positive rod bacterium that produces epsilon toxin
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toxovar A, positive for C perfringens
alpha-toxin gene (cpa), was detected by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in breast muscle and colorectal tissue from 3 of the 5 birds sampled postmortem.
maxima (EM) at day 14 post/hatch and with 1.0x [10.sup.9] CFU/ bird of C perfringens
(CP) at day 18.
In the past research into necrotic enteritis predisposing factors was directed by the simple hypothesis that low-level colonization of C perfringens
commonly occurred within the gut of healthy chickens and the predisposing factors lead to a proliferation of those bacteria to produce disease.
As the disease progresses, C perfringens
line what remains of the intestinal epithelium in large numbers.
Microbiologic assays resulted in the growth of large gram-positive bacilli that were identified as C perfringens
. PCR was used to identify Clostridium toxinotypes and confirmed the identification of isolated strains as C perfringens
type A, positive to gene codifying [beta]2 toxin.