Consultation outcome

UK Standards for Microbiology Investigation: ID 8 – Identification of Clostridium species

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The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 12 January 2015.

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Detail of feedback received

Timeline of review process

Date review started: 8 May 2012

First consultation: 25 July 2012 to 17 October 2012

Second consultation: 4 October 2013 to 1 November 2013

Document discussed at the following working group meetings:

  • 27 June 2012
  • 15 January 2014

Date document issued: 12 January 2015

Original consultation


This consultation asks for feedback in relation to the identification SMI ‘ID 8 – Identification of Clostridium species’.

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Consultation description

Public Health England has opened a consultation this week in joint partnership with professional organisations.

The consultation asks for comments about the identification SMI ‘ID 8 - Identification of Clostridium species’.

This UK Standard for Microbiology Investigation describes the identification of Clostridium species.

We would like input from a wide range of interested parties.

If you have any difficulties accessing this consultation please let us know by emailing


ID 8 closed consultation draft

ID 8 closed consultation draft

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Published 4 October 2013
Last updated 16 June 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added review of users' comments January 2015.
  2. First published.