Ghon-Sachs bacillus

Ghon-Sachs bacillus
(gonґ sahksґ) [A. Ghon; Anton Sachs, Austrian physician, 19th century] Clostridium septicum.

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  • Clostridium septicum — a toxicogenic species commonly found in animal intestines and soil, causing diseases such as braxy and malignant edema; in humans it is sometimes associated with gas gangrene. Six immunologic groups have been distinguished. Called also Ghon Sachs …   Medical dictionary