|Contribution||Reported association between scarlet fever and streptococci and toxin.|
|Notes||Name also given as Berge. Berg reported that scarlet fever appeared to be caused by local infections of streptococci (usually on the surface of tonsils) and that the skin rash was caused by a toxin released from the internal site. This was apparently rediscovered many years later.|
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