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Which of the following is not true of gas gangrene-
|A||It is caused by clostridium perfringens|
|B||Clostridium perfringens is a gram-negative spore-bearing bacillus.|
|C||Gas gangrene is characterized by severe local pain, crepitus and signs of toxemia.|
|D||High dose penicillin and aggressive debridement of affected tissue is the treatment of established infection|
Ans. B Clostridium perfringens is a gram-negative spore-bearing bacillus.