KEGG   DISEASE: Foodborne Clostridium perfringens intoxication
Entry
H00335                      Disease                                

Name
Foodborne Clostridium perfringens intoxication
  Supergrp
Anaerobic infection [DS:H01410]
Description
Clostridium perfringens is a spore-forming, gram-positive, anaerobic bacterium consisting of five types (A-E), according to the major toxins they produce. It causes two different foodborne diseases: Type A food poisoning and Type C food poisoning. Type A causes relatively mild diarrhea common in the industrialized countries, whereas Type C is a rare but very serious cause of necrotic enteritis.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria
   H00335  Foodborne Clostridium perfringens intoxication
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Gastroenteritis or colitis of infectious origin
   Bacterial foodborne intoxications
    1A12  Foodborne Clostridium perfringens intoxication
     H00335  Foodborne Clostridium perfringens intoxication
Pathogen
Clostridium perfringens [GN:cpe cpf cpr]
hyaluronidase/collagenase [KO:K01186 K01197 K01387 K08587]
pore-forming toxin [KO:K03699 K06442 K11031 K11068]
membrane-damaging toxin [KO:K16619]
enterotoxin [KO:K11059 K11060 K11061 K11062]
enterotoxin Cpe [KO:K11058]
beta2 toxin [KO:K11057]
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1A12
ICD-10: A05.2
MeSH: D003015
Reference
  Authors
Papadakis MA and McPhee SJ |(ed)
  Title
Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2007, Forty-Sixth Edition
  Journal
McGraw Hill Education
Reference
  Authors
Brynestad S, Granum PE
  Title
Clostridium perfringens and foodborne infections.
  Journal
Int J Food Microbiol 74:195-202 (2002)
DOI:10.1016/S0168-1605(01)00680-8
Reference
  Authors
Lindstrom M, Heikinheimo A, Lahti P, Korkeala H
  Title
Novel insights into the epidemiology of Clostridium perfringens type A food poisoning.
  Journal
Food Microbiol 28:192-8 (2011)
DOI:10.1016/j.fm.2010.03.020

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