Louis Pasteur's beer of revenge
Baxter, Alan G. (2001) Louis Pasteur's beer of revenge. Nature Reviews Immunology, 1 (3). pp. 229-232.
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Although by the mid-nineteenth century evidence existed for an association between micoorganisms and disease, it was the combined efforts of Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch that created the germ theory of disease — the theory that specific microbes cause specific diseases. Surprisingly, the relationship between the two founders of microbiology and immunology was far from friendly.
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