[klebz; German kleyps]
- Ed·win [ed-win; German et-veen] /ˈɛd wɪn; German ˈɛt vin/, 1834–1913, German pathologist and bacteriologist.
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We may add, however, that Klebs considers his own method preferable.
This reaction Klebs ascribes to post-mortem changes in the glycogenic substance.
Klebs maintains that such emboli consist of parasitic organisms.
More recently the somewhat larger sizes were regarded by Klebs, Perles as amœbæ and similar organisms.Histology of the Blood
Similar disorganization has been described by Ames, Klebs, and others.
- German pathologist who described (1883) the causative bacillus of diphtheria, later isolated by Friedrich Löffler.
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- German bacteriologist who described the diphtheria bacillus in 1883 although he did not demonstrate it to be the cause of the disease. It wasn't until a year later that Friedrich Löffler made the causal link between the disease and the bacillus, which is now named after both of them. Klebs also demonstrated the presence of bacteria in infected wounds and showed that tuberculosis can be transmitted through infected milk.
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