Halberstädter-Prowazek bodies

Alternative eponyms

Synonyms

Chlamydia trachomatis, molluscum contagiosum, trachoma bodies.

Related people

Round to oval cytoplasmic inclusion bodies near the nuclei of conjunctival epithelial cells in trachoma.

Description

Round to oval cytoplasmic inclusion bodies near the nuclei of conjunctival epithelial cells in trachoma.

Bibliography

  • L. Halberstädter and S. von Prowazek:
    Über Zelleinschlüsse parasitärer Natur beim Trachom.
    Arbeiten aus dem Kaiserlichen Gesundheitsamte, Berlin, 1907, 26: 44-47.
  • L. Halberstädter and S. Prowazek:
    Zur Aetiologie des Trachoms.
    Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, August 1907, 33: 1285.1287.
We thank Rudolf Kleinert, Bad reichenhall, Germany, for information submitted.

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