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- Hoppeler, Hans, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Veterinary microbiology 2010 v.144 no.3-4 pp. 487-492
- horses; Clostridium sordellii; bacterial infections; horse diseases; bacterial toxins; septic shock; mortality; myocardial diseases; myocardium; skeletal muscle; etiology; histopathology; ultrastructure; immunohistochemistry; antibodies; bacterial antigens
- ... The lethal toxin of Clostridium sordellii (TcsL) evokes severe, mostly fatal disease patterns like toxic shock syndrome in humans and animals. Since this large clostridial toxin-induced severe muscle damaging when injected intramuscularly into mice, we hypothesized that TcsL is also associated with equine atypical myopathy (EAM), a fatal myodystrophy of hitherto unknown etiology. Transmission elec ...