TITLE

Yersin, Alexandre

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Yersin, Alexandre (1863-1943) was a Swiss-born French bacterilogists who first identified the bacterium Yersinia pestis that causes the plague, a serious infectious disease. The bacterium is named after Yersin, who first identified it in 1894.
ACCESSION #
37309352

 

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