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Date1884
AuthorKoch
Contributionb. Reported that chlorine, bromine and mercuric chloride were good disinfectants.
ReferenceAnon.
NotesHe said they were better than the carbolic acid that had been used in surgery for more than a decade. This should be checked for exact date and authorship (Koch pupils?) because Foster refers to an English report. For germicide tests he used Serratia macescens, Pseudomomas aeruginosa and Bacillus anthracis.
CategoryMiscellany
Pathogen ClassBacteria

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