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Flashcards in History of Microbiology Deck (13):
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Girolamo Fracastoro

1500's suggested invisible organisms caused disease

2

Anton van Leeuwenhoek

Invented microscope and saw bacteria 1600's

3

Edward Jenner

Cowpox infection prevented small pox--> vaccination

4

Ignaz Semelweis

Told us to wash hands...autopsy then pt exams lead to more disease

5

John Snow

1800's some diseases go through polluted water

6

Pasteur

1800's mild heating of food delays spoilage

7

Joseph Lister

Late 1800's developed methods of more sterile surgery

8

Koch

Came up with Koch's postulates... Proved a particular microbe causes a particular disease

9

Von Behring and Kitasato

Discovered humoral immunity

10

Metchnikoff

Late 1800's discovered cell-mediated immunity

11

Alexander Fleming

1928 found that penicillin mould prevented bacterial growth

12

Smallpox was eradicated in what year?

1977

13

Hans Christian Gram

Invented Gram stain (1884)