Eberth(ā′bərt)Karl Joseph 1835-1926
- German bacteriologist and pathologist who was among the first to identify the bacillus of typhoid fever (1880).
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In 1880, Koch and Eberth isolated the typhoid bacillus, and Sternberg the pneumonia bacillus.Invention
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The comma bacillus of Koch, and the typhoid fever germ of Eberth, are especially destroyed in normal gastric juice.
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Eberth and Wadsworth86 have shown that the regeneration of corneal epithelium takes place from pre-existing epithelium.