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Morax-Axenfeld bacillus

Alternative eponyms

  • Diplo-bacille de Morax (French)
  • Diplococcus Morax-Axenfeld
  • Moraxella lacunata

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The cause of Morax-Axenfeld conjunctivitis.

Description

The cause of Morax-Axenfeld conjunctivitis. Morax and Axenfeld independently isolated the diplobacillus which causes a chronic conjunctivitis.

Bibliography

  • V. Morax:
    Note sur un diplobacille pathogène pour la conjonctivite humaine.
    Annales de l’Institut Pasteur, 1896, 10: 337-345.

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