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”

15020 entries, 12912 authors and 1848 subjects. Updated: June 23, 2021

CALMETTE, Léon Charles Albert

9 entries
  • 2107

Contribution à l’étude du vénin des serpents.

Ann. Inst. Pasteur, 8, 275-91; 9, 225-51; 1898, 12, 343-47., 1894, 1895.

Calmette carried out extensive investigations on the immunization of animals to venoms. He obtained antivenom sera with therapeutic properties.



Subjects: IMMUNOLOGY, TOXICOLOGY › Venoms
  • 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, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Flea-Borne Diseases › Plague (transmitted by fleas from rats to humans)
  • 2109

Le vénin des serpents.

Paris: Soc. d'Editions Sci., 1896.


Subjects: TOXICOLOGY › Venoms
  • 1634

Recherches sur l’épuration biologique et chimique des eaux d’égout. 8 vols.

Paris: Masson & Cie, 19051908.


Subjects: PUBLIC HEALTH
  • 2337

Sur un nouveau procédé de diagnostic de la tuberculose chez l’homme par l’ophtalmo-reaction à la tuberculine.

C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 144, 1324-26., 1907.

Calmette’s conjunctival reaction test for tuberculosis.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Tuberculosis
  • 4649

Quarante cas d’encéphalo-myélite subaiguë.

Bull. Soc. méd. Hôp. Paris, 3 sér., 41, 614-16, 1917.

Cruchet’s account of epidemic encephalitis was given on 27 April 1917, preceding that of Economo by 13 days. With F. Moutier 



Subjects: EPIDEMIOLOGY, EPIDEMIOLOGY › Pandemics › Encephalitis Lethargica 1915-1926, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Neuroinfectious Diseases › Encephalitis
  • 2343

Essai d’immunisation contre l’infection tuberculeuse.

Bull. Acad. Med. (Paris), 3 sér., 91, 787-96., 1924.

B.C.G. (Bacille Calmette–Guérin) vaccine was first produced in 1906 and subcultured for 13 years. It was first used as a prophylactic against tuberculosis in children in 1921. It remained in use in 2020. See also No. 2346.



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Positive Bacteria › Mycobacterium › Mycobacterium bovis, IMMUNOLOGY › Immunization, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Tuberculosis
  • 2346

Sur la vaccination préventive des enfants nouveau-nés contre la tuberculose par le B.C.G.

Ann. Inst. Pasteur, 41, 201-32, 1927.


Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Positive Bacteria › Mycobacterium › Mycobacterium bovis, IMMUNOLOGY › Immunization, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Tuberculosis, PEDIATRICS
  • 11994

La vaccination préventive contre la tuberculose par le "BGG". Par Albert Calmette avec la collaboration de C. Guérin, A. Boquet et L. Nègre.

Paris: Masson, 1927.

A 250-page monograph, with bibliographical references, on the development of the BCG vaccine from M. bovis, from 1909 to 1927 by the scientists involved.

(Thanks to Ron Cox for this reference.)



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Positive Bacteria › Mycobacterium › Mycobacterium bovis, IMMUNOLOGY › Immunization, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Tuberculosis