Clostridium antibodies recognise toxins and enzymes from Clostridium genus of gram-positive bacteria. Clostridium antibodies supplied by The Native Antigen Company are suitable for use in immunoassay research and development.
The Clostridium genus contains over 100 different species, four of which are pathogenic causing disease in humans.
Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) – Clostridium difficile is a gram positive spore-forming anaerobic bacterium that was first described in the mid-1930s. C.difficile infection can cause a spectrum of diseases known collectively as C.difficile infections (CDI) that range from mild diarrhoea to pseudomembranous colitis and toxic megacolon. Toxins A and B have been identified as major C. difficile virulence factors, which are encoded by the tcdA and tcdB genes respectively.
Clostridium tetani (C.tetani) – Tetanus is a bacterial disease caused by tetanus toxin, also known as tetanospasmin. Tetanus toxin is an extremely potent neurotoxin that is synthesized by Clostridium tetani, an anaerobic, gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium of the genus Clostridium. The spores of C.tetani are widely found in soil and the intestinal tracts of vertebrate, where they are generally benign. Infection can occur when C.tetani spores enter the body via an open wound, proliferate under anaerobic conditions and produce tetanus toxin.
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Mouse anti Clostridium difficile GDH antibody (GD10)$285.20 Select options
Mouse anti Clostridium difficile Toxin A antibody (TA5)$285.20 Select options
Mouse anti Clostridium difficile Toxin A antibody (TA7)$285.20 Select options
Mouse anti Clostridium difficile Toxin B antibody (TB7)$285.20 Select options
Mouse anti Clostridium difficile Toxin B antibody (TB8)$285.20 Select options
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