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Int J Infect Dis. 2010 Sep;14(9):e744-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2009.12.003. Epub 2010 Apr 21.

Robert Koch and the 'golden age' of bacteriology.

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Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 825 NE 10th Street, Suite 4300, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA. Steve-Blevins@ouhsc.edu

Abstract

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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10.1016/j.ijid.2009.12.003
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