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Clostridium Sordelli

House of Lords written question – answered on 20th July 2011.

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Photo of Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Alton of Liverpool Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many diagnosed cases of Clostridium sordelli there were each year since 2005; and how many deaths have resulted from the infection, broken down by patient age, sex and the source of the bacteria.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Clostridium sordelli is an infrequent human pathogen that can cause a range of infections.

Information on diagnosed cases is not collected centrally.

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