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Edward Francis - bibliography

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Biography

American bacteriologist, born March 27, 1872, Shandon, Ohio; died 1957.

Bibliography

  • Deer-fly fever, or Pahvant Valley plague; a disease of man of hitherto unknown etiology.
    Public Health Reports, 1919, 34: 2061-2062.
  • Tularaemia Francis 1921. The occurrence of tularemia in nature as a disease of man. Public Health Reports, 1921, 36: 1731-1753.
  • Cultivation of Bacterium tularense on mediums new to this organism.
    Public Health Reports, 1922, 27: 102-115.
  • Tularemia Francis 1921: a new disease of man.
    Washington, Government Printing Office, 1922.
    (Hygienic Laboratory Bulletin no, 130) 87 pages.
  • Cultivation of Bacterium tularense on three additional mediums new to this organism. Public Health Reports, 1922, 37: 987-989, 1922.
  • Tularemia. Journal of the American Medical Association, 1925, 84: 1243-1250.
  • A summary of the present knowledge of tularemia.
    Medicine, Baltimore, 1929, 7: 411 432.

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