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Raoul Bensaude

Born  1866
Died  1939

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French physician, 1866-1938.

Biography of Raoul Bensaude

In 1896 Raoul Bensaude and Emile Charles Achard (1860-1944) isolated the paratyphoid bacillus and first used the term paratyphoid fever.


  • E. C. Achard, R. Bensaude:
    Infections paratyphoïdiques. '
    Bull Soc méd Hôp, Paris, 1896, 3 sér., 13: 820-833.

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