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A bacterium found in wounds, where it induces necrosis of tissue by producing a cytolytic exotoxin.
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Botulism is caused by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, a hardy anaerobe.
For the spores of Clostridium tetani, the culture should be three days old, but may be as old as a week.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey