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Date1858
AuthorHoegh
ContributionConcluded that leprosy is contagious not hereditary.
ReferenceMange
NotesThis was based on study of the Leprosy Registry in Norway, see 1856. Hansen also came to consider the Registry evidence conclusive. (Unpublished essay by P.F. Mange.)
CategoryCausation
Pathogen ClassBacteria

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