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, 14 (9), e744-51

Robert Koch and the 'Golden Age' of Bacteriology


Robert Koch and the 'Golden Age' of Bacteriology

Steve M Blevins et al. Int J Infect Dis.


Robert Koch's discovery of the anthrax bacillus in 1876 launched the field of medical bacteriology. A 'golden age' of scientific discovery ensued. A century after Koch's death, we remember his life and work.

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