Clostridium spiroforme - a species of helically coiled, obligately anaerobic, non-motile, gram-positive, spore-forming, rod-shaped bacteria in the family clostridiaceae. Unlike most clostridia, c. Spiroforme does not produce butyric acid as an end product of glucose fermentation. The species produces a toxin that is associated with severe diarrhea and enterocolitis in rabbits.
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