An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15475 entries, 13329 authors and 1903 subjects. Updated: November 30, 2021

YERSIN, Alexandre Émile Jean

3 entries
  • 5059

Contribution a l’étude de la diphtérie.

Ann. Inst. Pasteur, 2, 629-61; 3, 273-88; 4, 385-426, Paris, 18881889, 1890.

Confirmation of the work of Loeffler and demonstration of the exotoxin. This work is the starting point of the development of an immunizing serum.



Subjects: IMMUNOLOGY › Immunization, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Diphtheria
  • 5125

La peste bubonique à Hong-Kong.

Ann. Inst. Pasteur, 8, 662-67, Paris, 1894.

Yersin discovered the plague bacillus Pasteurella (Yersinia) pestis, isolating it from excised buboes. He published the first account of this organism. Preliminary note in C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 1894, 119, 356.



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Negative Bacteria › Pasteurella, BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Negative Bacteria › Yersinia pestis, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Flea-Borne Diseases › Plague (transmitted by fleas from rats to humans)
  • 5127

La peste bubonique. By Alexandre Yersin with L.C.A. Calmette and A. Borrel.

Ann. Inst. Pasteur, 9, 589-92, 1895.

Successful inoculation of animals with anti-plague vaccine. 



Subjects: IMMUNOLOGY › Immunization, IMMUNOLOGY › Vaccines, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Flea-Borne Diseases › Plague (transmitted by fleas from rats to humans)