Klebs, Edwin


1834–1913 German doctor and one of the leading medical bacteriologists of the late nineteenth century.

Keywords: pathology; bacteriology; wound infections; Virchow, Rudolf; Koch, Robert

Further Reading

Carter KC (2003) The Rise of Causal Concepts of Disease: Case Histories, Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Gradmann C (2000) Isolation, contamination, and pure culture: monomorphism and polymorphism of pathogenic micro‐organisms as research problem 1860–1880. Perspectives on Science 9: 147–171.

Stürzbecher M (1977) Klebs, Edwin. In: Neue Deutsche Biographie, Bayrische Akademie der Wissenschaften ed., vol. 11, pp. 719–720. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot.

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Gradmann, Christoph(Jan 2006) Klebs, Edwin. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0003593]