- French bacteriologist. With Camille Guérin he developed (c. 1921) the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine for immunization against tuberculosis.
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The poison of the sting is similar to snake-poison (Calmette), and rapidly paralyses animals which are not immune to it.
The only hope in such cases, is in Calmette's antitoxin, administered within an hour or two after the poisoning.Essays In Pastoral Medicine
Now very similar results have been obtained by Calmette in respect to the serum of animals naturally immune from serpent venom.Bacteria in Daily Life
Mrs. Percy Frankland
One soldier, Calmette by name, separated from his comrades and surrounded by Kabyles, was driven to the brink of the precipice.
The results obtained by Calmette are a good instance of the fineness and accuracy of the experimental method.Experiments on Animals