U Gottingen parasitic organisms CJ Davaine 1963 Took blood from sheep that had

U gottingen parasitic organisms cj davaine 1963 took

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What if diseases are caused by parasites we cannot see? U. Gottingen “parasitic organisms” C.J. Davaine (1963) Took blood from sheep that had anthrax under the microscope, sees bloodcells and tiny “black rods”, sees bacteria. Proposes these black rods might be the cause of anthrax Anthrax Not very common or deadly disease in animals R. Koch Student of Henle, reads Davaine’s paper. Extracts blood from infected sheep, sees rods. Injects the infected blood into healthy mice, and the mice contract anthrax. Concludes that the cause of the disease is the anthrax bacteria. How to prove that all diseases are caused by contagious bacteria? Anthrax bacteria (1876) Reichs Gesundeitsamt (1880) Petri Dish Glass dish that allows you to grow bacteria without have contaminents from the air get in Staining Stains bacteria so you can see them Bacteriology Germ theory of disease Disease is caused by bacteria, each disease caused by its own separate type of bacteria. Tuberculosis (1882) Tries to look for a bacteria that causes tuberculosis
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