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Date1847
AuthorDanielssen
ContributionWith Boeck, published landmark treatise on leprosy.
ReferenceMange
NotesIt made Bergen (Norway) an international center for the study of the disease. Clinical and pathological aspects were described, and the disease was considered to be the result of a non-specific hereditary dysfunction of the blood. Danielssen continued in this view even after the subsequent microbiological findings of his subordinate Hansen and of Neisser; see 1874 and 1879. (Unpublished essay by P.F.Mange.)
CategoryCausation
Pathogen ClassBacteria

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