Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin

Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin
noun
a bacterial toxin produced by clostridium perfringens; causes intense abdominal cramps and diarrhea that begins 8-22 hours after consumption of foods containing large numbers of these bacteria
Syn: ↑epsilon toxin
Hypernyms: ↑bacterial toxin

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