Micro-organisms with Special Reference to the Etiology of the Infective Diseases

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New Sydenham society, 1890 - Bacteriology - 826 pages
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Page 709 - diluted 100 times, still contain thousands of bacteria in every drop, and the ordinary soil of streets and courts also shows the presence of large numbers. Bacilli are present in much the largest numbers ; but in the most superficial layers and in moist ground there are also numerous forms of micrococci.
Page 712 - to 1 metre in thickness is an excellent filter for bacteria, and hence the purification of fluids from bacteria must be still more complete in cultivated and especially in clay soil, and where the fluid moves with extreme slowness.
Page 712 - well protected against contamination with bacteria from the surface and from the sides of the well furnish a water almost entirely free from bacteria; that, further, wells of water containing bacteria become the purer the more water is pumped
Page 52 - Weitere Untersuchungen über das Schicksal pathogener Pilze im Organismus. Deutsche med. Wochenschr., 1885, Nr. 31. FALK, Verhalten von Infectionsstoffen im Verdauungskanale. Arch. f. pathol. Anat. u.
Page 273 - Friedliinder's bacilli are, without doubt, not the only cause of the pneumonic process. We are already acquainted with pneumonias which are caused by aspergillus and actinomyces ; it is a priori not improbable that also among bacteria there are several other species which can set up pneumonia
Page 99 - beings, as well as the mode of their action on the bodies which they have selected as the seat of their vegetation, present in fact the most remarkable analogies with the infective material of the miasmatic contagious diseases. Muscardine also arises in stagnant marshes, apparently independently,
Page 253 - off from the irregular periphery, and grow over the gelatine in various directions. At the same time the gelatine is liquefied over a small area ; the colonies, which have now a diameter of 2 to 4 mm., begin to float and break down at their margins under the action of the fluid formed.
Page 211 - varying from the size of a pigeon's egg to that of a man's fist, and
Page 405 - cannot be employed as a generic term, for the most various kinds of bacilli may produce these threadlike formations, and the threads which occur in the buccal secretions and in the deposit on the teeth are probably nothing more than the thread form of various well
Page 468 - and Lahore during the greater part of the year, and where everything dries up, as it were, under one's eyes, the conditions favourable for the spread of the cholera may only be present at most during the somewhat moister or so-called "rainy

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