ANTIGENIC SPECIFICITY OF CLOSTRIDIUM BOTULINUM TYPES C, D, AND E
ARMY BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE RESEARCH CENTER FREDERICK MD
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Botulin toxins of the C, D, and E types have some certain relationship large doses of typical antitoxin sera are capable of neutralizing small amounts of heterogeneous toxin. Active or passive immunization of animals against botulin toxins C, D, or E is accompanied by the development of very low resistance of animals to the toxins of the other group. The strains Cl. botulinum D have a bacterial antigen precipitinogen, inherent to certain strains of the types C and E.