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

KLEBS, Theodor Albrecht Edwin

9 entries
  • 549

Die Einschmelzungs-Methode, ein Beitrag zur mikroskopischen Technik.

Arch. mikr. Anat., 5, 164-6, 1869.

Introduction of paraffin embedding

Subjects: ANATOMY › Microscopic Anatomy (Histology)
  • 4212

Handbuch der pathologischen Anatomie. I. Abt.

Berlin: A. Hirschwald, 1870.

A classic description of glomerulonephritis (“Klebs’s disease”) is on pp. 644-48.

Subjects: NEPHROLOGY › Renal Disease
  • 2535

Die Ursache der infectiösen Wundkrankheiten.

Cor.-Bl. d. schweiz. Aerzte, 1, 241-46, 1871.

Klebs, Professor of Pathology at Berne, Würzburg, Prague, Zurich, and Chicago, preceded Koch in investigations of the pathology of traumatic infection. He found bacteria in gunshot wounds, granulation tissue, etc., and developed his theory of a single organism, Microsporon septicum, as the cause of all pathological changes.

  • 2173

Beiträge zur pathologischen Anatomie der Schusswunden.

Leipzig: F. C. W. Vogel, 1872.

Klebs filtered the discharges from gunshot wounds, found the filtrate to be non-infectious, and from that reasoned that traumatic septicemia is of bacterial origin. He was the first to filter bacteria and to experiment with the filtrate.

Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › Bacteriology, Laboratory techniques in, MILITARY MEDICINE, SURGERY & HYGIENE, SURGERY: General › Wound Healing
  • 2327

Die künstliche Erzeugung der Tuberkulose.

Arch. exp. Path. Pharmak., 1, 163-80, 1873.

Klebs was the first to produce experimental bovine tuberculosis (by feeding cattle with infected milk). His work confirmed the earlier researches of Villemin.

Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Tuberculosis
  • 2392

Das Contagium der Syphilis. Eine experimentelle Studie.

Arch. exp. Path Pharmea., 10, 161-221, 18781879.

Klebs inoculated syphilis into apes and probably saw the spirochete before Schaudinn and Hoffmann.

  • 12257

Weitere Beiträge zur Entstehungsgeschichte der Endocarditis.

Arch. exp. Path. Pharm., 9, 52-94, 1878.

Klebs "concluded that most cases of acute endocarditis were caused by 'monads' or by 'septic cocci' " (Bloomfield, Bibliography of internal medicine, selected diseases, 43-44). Klebs believed that all cases of endocarditis were bacterial in origin.

  • 5031

Der Bacillus des Abdominaltyphus und dertyphöse Process.

Arch exp. Path. Pharmak., 13, 381-460, 1881.

Klebs probably saw the typhoid bacillus before Eberth, reporting it later.

Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Negative Bacteria › Salmonella › Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhi , INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Salmonellosis › Typhoid Fever
  • 5055

Ueber Diphtherie.

Verh. Congr. inn. Med., 2, 139-54, 1883.

First account of Corynebacterium diphtheriae (Klebs–Loeffler bacillus), causal organism in diphtheria, discovered by Klebs.

Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Positive Bacteria › Corynebacterium diphtheriae, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Diphtheria