Weichselbaum's meningococcus

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The causative organism of cerebrospinal meningitis.

Description

Weichselbaum discovered the causative organism of cerebrospinal meningitis, the micrococcus meningitidis, which he named Diplococcus intracellularis meningitidis.

Bibliography

    A. Weichselbaum, in:
  • Fortschritte der Medizin, M√ľnchen, 1887, 5: 573 and 620.

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