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bərt)Karl Joseph 1835-1926
  1. German bacteriologist and pathologist who was among the first to identify the bacillus of typhoid fever (1880).
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Historical Examples

  • The germ which causes this fever has generally been supposed to be the bacillus of Eberth.

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    Martha M. Allen

  • In 1880, Koch and Eberth isolated the typhoid bacillus, and Sternberg the pneumonia bacillus.


    Bradley A. Fiske

  • The comma bacillus of Koch, and the typhoid fever germ of Eberth, are especially destroyed in normal gastric juice.

  • The malevolent Deus in the sewage machina is, of course, a germ—the Bacillus typhosus of Eberth.

    Preventable Diseases

    Woods Hutchinson

  • Eberth and Wadsworth86 have shown that the regeneration of corneal epithelium takes place from pre-existing epithelium.