Each plate is coated with Clostridium piliforme (Tyzzer’s Disease, Cpil) Clostridium strain Animal isolate: a purified inactivated whole organism propagated in BS-C-1 cells
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48 Antigen Wells and 48 Control Antigen Wells
Clostridium piliforme is a gram-negative bacterium responsible for the disease commonly called Tyzzer’s disease. Tyzzer’s disease has a high prevalence in laboratory colonies likely due to its wide range of host species and moderately contagious nature. Transmission is through the fecal-oral route, as the bacterium is relatively unstable in environmental conditions. Infection begins in the ileum and cecum. The organisms then ascend to the liver and finally infect other tissues including the myocardium. Tyzzer’s disease has been reported in many countries worldwide.
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