|Contribution||Propounded a persuasive germ theory but failed to find germs.|
|Reference||Garrison & Morton|
|Notes||Jacob Henle. Well-known teacher of Koch and progenitor of his Postulates. Cited Bassi. The epidemiologist Major Greenwood was among those who considered this contribution to be of the utmost importance; see note section of the Fracastoro entry.|
Copyright © 2007- William C. Campbell. All rights reserved.