Clostridium septicum - a species of anaerobic, gram positive, rod shaped bacteria assigned to the phylum firmicutes. This species is sporeforming, hemolytic, produces exotoxins and is lecithinase, lipase, indole and urease negative. C. Septicum is highly pathogenic; infection is most commonly associated with paraneoplastic syndrome and it is also a causative agent of gas gangrene.
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