Gram Positive Bacilli
Which is false about Clostridium tetani
|B||Neurotoxin has two forms and dimeric form is toxic but not antigenic.|
|C||Neurotoxin acts presynaptically|
|D||It produces hemolytic toxin called tetanolysin|
a. The dimeric form of C. tetani is both antigenic and toxic.
b. tetani has drum stick appearance due to terminal and circular spore.
c. The neurotoxin, tetanospasmin acts at the inhibitory neuroterminals in the spinal cord, preventing the release of GABA and glycine.
d. The other toxin called tetanolysin is hemolytic in nature and has no role in the disease tetanus.