Region Type of virus Transmission Route Incubation Period Source of Infection Sign Symptom Complication Virulence Factor Dif. Diagnosis Epidemiology Prophylaxis
Bacterial infections Clostridium perfringes , Clostridium novyi, Clostridium septicum Na
Bacterial infections Clostridium perfringes , Clostridium novyi, Clostridium septicum Wound contamination with soil ( eg. road traffic accident ) crushing injuries 7 hours to 6 weeks after wounding (average 10 to 48 hours0 Na Excruciating pain at affected site , foul smelling discharage , swelling & dis Excruciating pain at affected site , foul smelling discharage Sporeelation 4 major & minor toxin with varying hemolytic , nectrotising & leshal properties , Neruominidase (distroy receptersm RBC for haemagglutination , Bursting factor ( muscle damage ) Surgery - debridemant of all damaged tissues with wound irrigation to remove blood clots necrotic tissues foreign materials , Antibiotic cover - in 8 hourly for 24 hours combination with gentamycin ,& Amoxycillin , Passive immunisation - anti - gas gangrene with serum intramuscularly egmine polyvalent antitoxin