How was Diphtheria discovered?

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  • How was Diphtheria discovered?


Diphtheria causes a swollen neck, sometimes referred to as a "bull neck". ... The bacterium was discovered in 1882 by Edwin Klebs. Signs ...
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Positive: 79 %
History of Diphtheria. Diphtheria: The Plague Among Children. Diphtheria once was a major cause of illness and death among children.
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Tetanus Chapter of Pinkbook: (Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases)
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Diphtheria, acute infectious disease caused by the bacillus Corynebacterium diphtheriae and characterized by a primary lesion, usually in the upper ...
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Positive: 74 %
In 1928, bacteriologist Alexander Fleming made a chance discovery. From a contaminated experiment, he found a powerful antibiotic, penicillin.
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Positive: 60 %
But it was not until 1928 that penicillin, the first true antibiotic, was discovered by Alexander Fleming, ... meningococcus and the diphtheria bacillus.
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Positive: 37 %

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