An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15957 entries, 13939 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 16, 2024

DÖDERLEIN, Albert Siegmund Gustav

2 entries
  • 6279

Das Scheidensekret und seine Bedeutung für das Puerperalfieber.

Leipzig: Eduard Besold, 1892.

Döderlein's study of the vaginal secretion in relation to puerperal fever includes the first description of “Döderlein’s bacillus” (Lactobacillus). Döderlein introduced the concept of normal body bacteria or "normal body flora" --what would much later be named the microbiome. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Positive Bacteria › Lactobacillus , MICROBIOLOGY › Microbiome, OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › OBSTETRICS › Puerperal Fever
  • 6250

Operative Gynäkologie. 3rd ed.

Leipzig: Georg Thieme, 1912.

Includes (p. 879) first description of Krönig’s operation of transperitoneal lower-segment Caesarean section.



Subjects: OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › OBSTETRICS › Caesarian Section