Noguchi, Hideyo


1876–1928 Japanese microbiologist who as an original staff member at the Rockefeller Institute in New York worked on a range of infectious diseases including syphilis and yellow fever.

Keywords: virology; bacteriology; yellow fever; Syphilis; Rockefeller Institute

Further Reading

Noguchi H (1909) Snake Venoms: an Investigation of Venomous Snakes with Special Reference to the Phenomena of their Venoms. Washington DC: Carnegie Institute of Washington.

Noguchi H (1910) Serum Diagnosis of Syphilis and the Butyric Acid Test for Syphilis. Philadelphia: JB Lippincott.

Noguchi H (1919) Etiology of yellow fever VI. Cultivation, morphology, virulence, and biological properties of Leptospira icteroides. Journal of Experimental Medicine 30: 13–29.

Noguchi H and Moore JW (1913) A demonstration of Treponema pallidumin the brain in cases of general paralysis. Journal of Experimental Medicine 17: 232–238.

Gillispie CC (ed.) (1970–1980) Dictionary of Scientific Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Eckstein G (1931) Noguchi. New York, London: Harper & Brothers.

Flexner S (1929) Hideyo Noguchi. A biographical sketch. Science 69: 653–660.

Koide SS (2000) Hideyo Noguchi's last stand: The Yellow Fever Commission in Accra (1927–8). Journal of Medical Biography 8: 97–101.

Williams G (1969) The Plague Killers, pp. 215–249. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

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Power, HJ(Mar 2004) Noguchi, Hideyo. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0003598]