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jul 8, 1872 - Robert Koch -Proved that Microorganisms Exist and Can Cause Disease

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o (1843-1910)
o German country doctor
o Grew Anthrax in an ox eyeball
o Tested whether microorganisms existed by
injecting the Anthrax riddled eyeball into
healthy cattle
o The cattle then became sick with Anthrax, and
as a result they died.
o Because of these results, in 1872 Robert Koch
proved that microorganisms exist and can
cause disease.
o The Golden age of microbiology stemmed from
this discovery
o Germ Theory started to be taken seriously

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Date:

jul 8, 1872
Now
~ 149 years ago

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