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Epsilon Toxin of Clostridium perfringens

Epsilon toxin is one of 12 protein toxins that causes potassium and fluid leakage from cells as well as severe enteritis in young calves, foals, lambs, and piglets, and enterotoxemia in sheep, goats, and cattle.

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  • Clostridium perfringens

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