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Georges Fernand Isidore Widal - bibliography

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French physician and bacteriologist, born March 9, 1862, Dellys, Algeria; died January 14, 1929, Paris.

Bibliography

  • De l’immunité contre le virus de la fièvre typhoïde conférée par des substances solubles.
    With André Chantemesse (1851-1919)
    Annales de l’Institut Pasteur, Paris, 1888, 2: 54-59.
    Experimental antityphoid inoculation.
  • Sur les microbes de la dysentérie épidémique.
    Bulletin de l’Académie de médecine, Paris, 1888, 19: 522-529.
    The dysentery bacillus was isolated by Chantemesse and Widal, although they failed to establish its aetiological relationship to the disease.
  • Recherches de la réaction agglutinante dans le sang et le sérum desséchés des typhiques et dans la sérosité des vésicatoires. With Arthur Sicard.
    Bulletin des membres de la Société des médecins des hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, 1896, 13: 681-682.
    Developing the work of Gruber and Durham, Widal noted that a patient’s serum could be tested with bacteria of known type and his disease indentified by this means. The Gruber-Widal test was the outcome of this work.
  • Etude sur l’infection puerpérale, la phlegmatia alba dolens et l’érysipèle. Paris, 1899.
  • La cure de déchloruration dans le mal de Bright et dans quelques maladies hydropigènes.
    With A. Javal. Paris, 1906; 2nd edition, 1913.
  • Streptococcie, staphylococcie, pneumoccie, colibacillose.
    With Jules Courmont (1865-1917), Louis Théophile Joseph Landouzy (1845-1917), Nicolas Augustin Gilbert (1858-1927). Nouveau traité de médecine, fasc. 10; Paris, 1906.
  • Maladies des veines et des lymphatiques.
    Nouveau traité de médecine, fasc. 25; Paris, 1911.
  • Fièvres typhoïde et paratyphoïde.
    With André-Alfred Lemierre (1875-1956) and Pierre Abrami (1879-1943).
    Nouveau traité de médecine, 3rd edition, fasc. 3; Paris, 1927.
  • La dysenterie bacillaire. With Lemierre and Abrami.
    Nouveau traité de médecine, 3rd edition, fasc. 3; Paris, 1927.
  • Les ictères. With P. Abrami.
    Nouveau traité de médecine, 3rd edition, fasc. 16; Paris, 1928.
  • Spirochétose ictéro-hémorrhagique.
    With E. May. Nouveau traité de médecine, 3rd edition, fasc. 16; Paris, 1928.
  • Hémoglobinurie. With P. Abrami.
    Nouveau traité de médecine, 3rd edition, fasc. 17; Paris, 1929.

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