Probably a species of Lactobacillus. Some writers give it as Lactobacillus acidophilus. Large, rod-shaped bacteria found in the stomach in cases of anacidity/achylia. It was first found in the gastric juice of patients with stomach carcinoma and has been seen as a cause of cancer.
Boas-Kaufmann: We do not know which Kaufmann this refers to. Possible candidates are:
Eduard Kaufmann, German pathologist, 1860-1931.
Fritz J. Kauffmann, serologist, 1899-1978.
- B. Oppler:
Zur Kenntnis des Mageninhalts beim cercinoma ventriculi.
Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1895, 21: 73-75.
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