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William Watson Cheyne and the Advancement of Bacteriology.


William Watson Cheyne and the Advancement of Bacteriology

Charles DePaolo



269 pages



DePaolo presents readers with a comprehensive examination of the contributions of English surgeon and bacteriologist William Watson Cheyne to the history of microbiology. The author has organized the eleven chapters that make up the main body of his text in two parts devoted to the landmark advancements achieved in microbiology by Pasteur and Lister, Cheyne and Lister, Robert Koch, Alexande Ogston, A. J. F. Rosenbach, and <AEE>lie Metchnikoff; and William Watson Cheyne and his achievements in the filed fight tuberculosis, cholera, and bacterial infection on the battlefield. The author is a faculty member of Manhattan Community College, the City University of New York. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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