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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Robert_KochRobert Koch - Wikipedia

    Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch (English: / k ɒ x /; German: [ˈʁoːbɛʁt ˈkɔx] (); 11 December 1843 – 27 May 1910) was a German physician and microbiologist.As the discoverer of the specific causative agents of deadly infectious diseases including tuberculosis, cholera (though the bacterium itself was discovered by Filippo Pacini in 1854), and anthrax, he is regarded as one of the main ...

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    Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch were contemporaries of Cohn, and are often considered to be the fathers of modern microbiology and medical microbiology, respectively. Pasteur is most famous for his series of experiments designed to disprove the then widely held theory of spontaneous generation , thereby solidifying microbiology's identity as a ...

  3. Robert Koch, a German physician, defined the procedure (Koch’s postulates) for proving that a specific organism causes a specific disease. The foundation of microbiology was securely laid during the period from about 1880 to 1900.

  4. This is a historical study of the popularization of a medical therapy contrary to pertinent experimental findings. Presumably this circumstance reflects the desperation about tuberculosis: highly prevalent, highly fatal, and lacking any etiologically directed therapy. Gold compounds were introduced, …

  5. Koch's postulates Microbiologist was born in 1843. are a series of ground rules to determine whether a given organism can cause a given disease. Koch theorized that a pathogen must be: * found in all cases of the disease examined * prepared and maintained in a pure cultureKoch's postulatesKoch's postulatesRobert KochKoch's postulatesRobert KochRobert Kochhorizontal gene ...

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  7. The development of microbiology. In the late 1800s and for the first decade of the 1900s, scientists seized the opportunity to further develop the germ theory of disease as enunciated by Pasteur and proved by Koch. There emerged a Golden Age of Microbiology during which many agents of different infectious diseases were identified. Many of the ...

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