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”

15478 entries, 13333 authors and 1903 subjects. Updated: December 6, 2021

LANDSTEINER, Karl

9 entries
  • 889

Zur Kenntniss der antifermentativen, lytischen und agglutinierenden Wirkungen des Blutserums und der Lymphe.

Zbl. Bakt., 27, 357-62, 1900.

Landsteiner discovered that human blood contains iso-agglutinins capable of agglutinating other human red blood cells. He divided human blood into three groups (A, B, and O, which he called A, B, C).  Landsteiner was awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1930.



Subjects: HEMATOLOGY › Blood Groups
  • 2558.1

Über paroxysmale Hämoglobinurie.

Mün. Med. Woch., 51, 1590-1593, 1904.

The first description of an auto-antibody, and of an auto-immune disease, paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria. See A.M. Silverstein, A history of immunology, New York, Academic Press, 1989, Ch. 8, The Donanth-Landsteiner autoantibody…English translation in Bibel, Milestones in immunology, (1988).



Subjects: IMMUNOLOGY
  • 2400

Zur Technik der Spirochaetenuntersuchung.

Wien. klin. Wschr., 19, 1349-50, 1906.

Dark field method of diagnosis for presence of T. pallidum.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES › Syphilis
  • 4669

Uebertragung der Poliomyelitis acuta auf Affen.

Z. ImmunForsch., 2, 1 Teil, 377-90, 1909.

Landsteiner and Popper were the first to isolate poliovirus and to transmit poliomyelitis to monkeys.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Inflammatory Conditions › Poliomyelitis, VIROLOGY › VIRUSES (by Family) › Picornaviridae › Poliovirus
  • 4670.3

La poliomyélite experimental.

C. R. Soc. Biol. (Paris), 68, 311-13, 1910.

Serum from a monkey that had recovered from experimental poliomyelitis was mixed with an emulsion containing active polio virus; it failed to produce paralytic disease when injected into fresh monkeys.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Neuroinfectious Diseases › Poliomyelitis (Infantile Paralysis), NEUROLOGY › Inflammatory Conditions › Poliomyelitis, VIROLOGY › VIRUSES (by Family) › Picornaviridae › Poliovirus
  • 910

A new agglutinable factor differentiating individual human bloods.

Proc. Soc. exp. Biol. (N.Y.), 24, 600-02, 1927.

Discovery of M and N agglutinogens. See also the same journal, pp. 941-42.



Subjects: HEMATOLOGY › Blood Groups
  • 2576.2

Die Spezifizität der serologischen Reaktionen.

Berlin: Springer, 1933.

Summary of many years of research on antigen-antibody interactions. Landsteiner considered his study of hapten-antibody reactions to be his most significant work. Revised English translation, 1936 (revised 1945).



Subjects: IMMUNOLOGY
  • 912.2

An agglutinable factor in human blood recognized by immune sera for Rhesus blood.

Proc. Soc. exp. Biol. (N.Y), 43, 223, 1940.

Recognition of the Rh antigen



Subjects: HEMATOLOGY, HEMATOLOGY › Blood Groups
  • 2578.3

Experiments on transfer of cutaneous sensitivity to simple compounds.

Proc. Soc. exp. Biol. (N. Y.), 49, 688-90, 1942.

Cellular transfer of delayed hypersensitivity, establishing the criticial role of mononuclear cells in cellular immunity.



Subjects: IMMUNOLOGY