Food Poisoning from Clostridium perfringens & Clostridium Perfringens Enterotoxin


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Clostridium perfringens is a

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1. Treatment for most cases of C. perfringens food poisoning includes

2. All of the following are considered higher risk for C. perfringens food poisoning EXCEPT

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of food poisoning from Clostridium. Things you'll need to know to pass the quiz include ways to get C. perfringens food poisoning and types of treatment options.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • What type of bacteria Clostridium perfringens is
  • What typical treatment includes
  • Risk factors
  • Facts about C. perfringens
  • Definition of an enterotoxin

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about food poisoning from Clostridium in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding C. perfringens
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Clostridium bacteria

Additional Learning

To learn more about this bacteria, review the corresponding lesson on Food Poisoning from Clostridium. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about a deadly outbreak in a psychiatric hospital
  • Learn about the bacteria that causes Clostridium poisoning
  • Discuss the symptoms of Clostridium poisoning
  • Discuss diagnosis and treatment
  • Explore ways to prevent Clostridium poisoning