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Otto Gsell - bibliography

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Swiss physician, born March 30, 1902, St. Gallen; died November 26, 1990, Arizona, USA.


  • Chemotherapie akuter Infektionskrankheiten durch Ciba 3714 (Sulfanilamidothiazol).
    Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, Basel, 1940, 70: 342-350.
    First important trial of sulphatiazole.
  • Leptospirosen. Bern, Switzerland, 1952.

  • Infektionskrankheiten. Published with F. Mohr. Four volumes, 1867-1972.
  • U. Dubach, H.R. Marti:
    Prof. Robert Otto G. zum Gedenken.
    Schweizerische medizinische Wochenshrift, 1991, 121: 81.
  • M. Stuber, S. Kraut:
    Der Marcel Benoist-Preis 1920-1995. 1995.

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