Clostridioides perfringens

Precautions

Standard Precautions
Standard Precautions

General Information

Pathogen information

Anaerobic Gram (+) rod, spore-forming

Epidemiology

  • Found in the environment.

  • Normal flora - colon

Associated syndromes

  • Gas gangrene/Clostridial myonecrosis

  • Necrotizing skin and soft tissue infection

  • Intra-abdominal abscess