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LP204848-8Clostridioides difficile toxin A+B tcdA+tcdB genesActive

Description

LP204848-8   Clostridioides difficile toxin A+B tcdA+tcdB genes
Clostridium difficile toxin's A and B are encoded by the tcdA and tcdB genes, respectively.[PMID:20664812] They share similar molecular characteristics with comparable sizes (308 kD for tcdA and 269 for tcdB) and 63% homology in their amino acid sequences.[PMID:9312171] TcdA and tcdB are expressed in response to environmental stresses, such as antibiotics.[ PMID 15831824] Nucleic acid sequences within these genes are targeted to confirm the presence of C. difficile toxins and diagnose the cause of diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, nausea and other toxin-producing symptoms. Source: Regenstrief LOINC

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Name
Clostridioides difficile toxin A+B tcdA+tcdB genes
Type
Component
Created On
2015-12-22
Construct for LOINC Short Name
C dif tox tcdA+tcdB

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zh-CNChinese (China)
艰难梭菌毒素 A+B tcdA+tcdB 基因
Synonyms: 艰难梭菌毒素(艰难梭状芽胞杆菌、艰难芽孢梭菌) A+B tcdA+tcdB 基因
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Clostridioides difficile toxine A+B (tcdA+tcdB) genen
Synonyms: Clostridium difficile toxine A+B (tcdA+tcdB) genen
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Clostridium Difficile (tcdA+tcdB), geni tossine A+B
Synonyms: Geni delle tossine A+B del Clostridium Difficile (
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Gen de la toxina del Clostridium difficile A+B (tcdA+tcdB)