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The bacterium (Clostridium botulinum) that causes botulism is

  • a facultative anaerobe

  • an obligate anaerobe

  • a facultative aerobe

  • an obligate aerobe


B.

an obligate anaerobe

The bacterium Clostridium batulinum, causing botulism ( a form of food poisoning) is an obligate anaerobic, endospore-forming, grampositive, rod shaped bacterium found in soil and in many fresh water sediments.
This bacterium produces a toxin, called botulinum toxin which is the most toxic susbtance known (cause fatal food poisoning) but in minute doses it is used to treat certain conditions involving muscle dysfunction. 

The bacterium Clostridium batulinum, causing botulism ( a form of food poisoning) is an obligate anaerobic, endospore-forming, grampositive, rod shaped bacterium found in soil and in many fresh water sediments.
This bacterium produces a toxin, called botulinum toxin which is the most toxic susbtance known (cause fatal food poisoning) but in minute doses it is used to treat certain conditions involving muscle dysfunction. 

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