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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Gram-positive spore-forming, anaerobic rod.
  • Found worldwide.
  • Produces neurotoxin.
    • Lethal dose (70 kg man):
      • By injection 0.15 ug
      • Inhaled: 0.9 ug
      • Oral: 70 ug

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Last updated: March 8, 2019