Robert Koch (1843/12/11-1910/05/27)

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dc.contributor.other Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) 2008-02-04T08:39:43Z 2008-02-04T08:39:43Z 1890 2008-02-04T08:39:43Z
dc.description Black/white photo. Original document size: (w)4.84 x (h)7 cm. Original scanned size: 177 kb JPEG, 600 dpi. Final web-ready size: 24.58 kb. Estimate download time: 10 sec. @ 28.8 kbps. Original TIFF file housed at the Dept. Veterinary Tropical Diseases, University of Pretoria. Metadata assigned by Prof. RC Tustin, Professor Emeritus: DVTD. His academic and professional experience includes: veterinarian for 54 years, senior lecturer at UP for 7 years, head of Department at UP for 17 years and Veterinary Council for 3 years. en
dc.description.abstract Robert Koch, born in Germay, is regarded as one of the fathers of bacteriology. He was younger than Louis Pasteur by 21 years. He was the first to describe the causative agent of tuberculosis in 1882 and he developed taberculine. He arrived in southern Africa in 1896 at the request of the Cape Colony to help with the eradication of rinderpest. He identified the causal organism of East Coast fever in 1897 which was first named Piroplasma kochi (now Theileria parva). en
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dc.source Original format: Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa) en
dc.subject Robert Koch en
dc.subject Tuberculosis en
dc.subject Piroplasma kochi en
dc.subject Theileria parva en
dc.subject.lcsh Veterinary history -- South Africa en
dc.subject.lcsh Bacteriologists en
dc.subject.lcsh Rinderpest -- South Africa en
dc.subject.lcsh Cattle -- Virus diseases en
dc.subject.lcsh Bacteriology -- South Africa en
dc.title Robert Koch (1843/12/11-1910/05/27) en
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