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”

15959 entries, 13943 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 28, 2024

DAVAINE, Casimir Joseph

3 entries
  • 2451

Traité des entozoaires et des maladies vermineuses.

Paris: J.-B. Baillière, 1860.


Subjects: PARASITOLOGY › Helminths › Parasitic Worms
  • 5165

Recherches sur les infusoires du sang dans la maladie connue sous le nom de sang de rate.

C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 57, 220-23, 351-53, 1863.

Davaine showed that anthrax could be transmitted to sheep, horses, cattle, guinea-pigs, and mice, and that in such animals the bacilli did not appear in the blood until 4-5 hours before death.



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Positive Bacteria › Bacillus › Bacillus anthracis, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Anthrax, VETERINARY MEDICINE
  • 5166

Recherches sur la nature et la constitution anatomique de la pustule maligne.

C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 60, 1296-99, 1865.

Davaine was the first conclusively to prove that a definite disease (anthrax) was due to a definite micro-organism (B. anthracis), and was thus one of the first to prove the germ theory of disease. He showed that the virulence of anthrax was in proportion to the number of bacteria present.



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Positive Bacteria › Bacillus › Bacillus anthracis, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Anthrax, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › GENERAL PRINCIPLES of Infection by Microorganisms, VETERINARY MEDICINE