Clostridia isolated from faeces

J Med Microbiol. 1976 Feb;9(1):63-71. doi: 10.1099/00222615-9-1-63.

Abstract

Clostridia were isolated from human faecal samples from England, Scotland, Wales, USA, Hong Kong, Uganda and Japan. Strains were identified on the basis of various biochemical reactions and on the type of fatty acid produced from glucose. Analysis of these acids was by gas-liquid chromatography. Clostridium paraputrificum was common in stool samples from England, Scotland, Wales, and USA, but rare in samples from Hong Kong, Uganda and Japan.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Clostridium / classification
  • Clostridium / isolation & purification*
  • Clostridium / metabolism
  • Colonic Neoplasms / epidemiology
  • Diet
  • Dietary Carbohydrates
  • England
  • Feces / microbiology*
  • Female
  • Hong Kong
  • Humans
  • Japan
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Scotland
  • Steroids / metabolism
  • Uganda
  • United States
  • Wales

Substances

  • Dietary Carbohydrates
  • Steroids