An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15511 entries, 13365 authors and 1905 subjects. Updated: January 16, 2022

FRASER, David William

2 entries
  • 3215.7

Legionnaires’ disease. Description of an epidemic of pneumonia.

New Engl. J. Med., 297, 1189-97, 1977.

First major scientific account. With 11 co-authors. Legionnaire's disease acquired its name after an outbreak of a then-unknown "mystery disease" sickened 221 persons, causing 34 deaths. The people affected were attending a convention of the American Legion.



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Negative Bacteria › Legionella, EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Pneumonia › Legionnaire's Disease, RESPIRATION › Respiratory Diseases
  • 3215.8

Legionnaires’ disease. Isolation of a bacterium and demonstration of its role in other respiratory disease.

New Engl. J. Med., 297, 1197-1203, 1977.

Order of authorship in the original publication: McDade, Shepard, Fraser.... See also p. 1218.



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Negative Bacteria › Legionella, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Pneumonia › Legionnaire's Disease, RESPIRATION › Respiratory Diseases