1887

Chapter 13 : The London Meeting: Koch, Lister, and Pasteur

MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price.

Ebook: Choose a downloadable PDF or ePub file. Chapter is a downloadable PDF file. File must be downloaded within 48 hours of purchase

Buy this Chapter
Digital (?) $7.00

Preview this chapter:
Zoom in
Zoomout

The London Meeting: Koch, Lister, and Pasteur, Page 1 of 2

| /docserver/preview/fulltext/10.1128/9781555818272/9781555811433_Chap13-1.gif /docserver/preview/fulltext/10.1128/9781555818272/9781555811433_Chap13-2.gif

Abstract:

In the summer of 1881, Robert Koch went as a delegate of the German government to London to attend the Seventh International Medical Congress. In London for the first time, Koch found himself surrounded by many interested workers who were following Lister's lead. Lister not only mentioned Koch in the speech he gave to the Pathology Section of the meeting, but also arranged for Koch's demonstration to be set up in Lister's own laboratory at King's College. Also present at the London Congress was Louis Pasteur, now at the height of his powers. At the London meeting, Pasteur was received everywhere with acclaim. He reported details of his fowl cholera studies, studies that were to lead him on the road to the major work of the last quarter of his life— the use of attenuation in the development of vaccines against infectious disease. Only a few days after he returned from his London triumph, Koch began his work on tuberculosis, work that was to make his name known, not only throughout the scientific world, but to the general public as well.

Citation: Brock T. 1999. The London Meeting: Koch, Lister, and Pasteur, p 114-116. In Robert Koch. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555818272.ch13

Key Concept Ranking

Infectious Diseases
0.6354396
Anthrax Vaccine
0.625
Cholera
0.4090058
Lead
0.40535724
0.6354396
Highlighted Text: Show | Hide
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

References

/content/book/10.1128/9781555818272.chap13

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Please check the format of the address you have entered.
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error