Microbe Hunters

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 28, 2002 - Medical - 372 pages
In this classic bestseller, Paul de Kruif dramatizes the pioneering bacteriological work of such scientists as Leeuwenhoek, Spallanzani, Koch, Pasteur, Reed, and Ehrlich. This seventieth anniversary edition features a new introduction by F. Gonzalez-Crussi.
 

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Contents

First of the Microbe Hunters
Microbes Must Have Parents
Microbes Are a Menace
The Death Fighter
And the Mad Dog
Massacre the GuineaPigs
The Nice Phagocytes
Ticks and Texas Fever
Trail of the Tsetse
Malaria
In the Interest of Scienceand for Humanity
The Magic Bullet
Back Matter
Back Cover
Spine
Copyright

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Paul de Kruif (1890-1971), a bacteriologist and pathologist, was a prolific author on the subject of medical science. He lived in Michigan and taught for many years at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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