An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15872 entries, 13813 authors and 1928 subjects. Updated: March 23, 2023

GENGOU, Octave

2 entries
  • 2553

Sur l’existence de substances sensibilisatrices dans la plupart des sérums antimicrobiens.

Ann. Inst. Pasteur, 15, 289-302, 1901.

The Bordet–Gengou complement-fixation reaction is the basis of many tests for infection, notably the Wassermann test for syphilis, and reactions for gonococcus infection, glanders, hydatid disease. English translation in Bibel, Milestones in immunology (1988), pp. 268-71.

Subjects: IMMUNOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE, Laboratory Medicine › Blood Tests
  • 5087

Le microbe de la coqueluche.

Ann. Inst. Pasteur, 20, 731-41; 21, 720-26, 1906, 1907.

The cocco-bacillus Haemophilus pertussis, commonly regarded as the causal organism of whooping cough, was at first named “Bordet–Gengou bacillus” after its discoverers. It has later renamed Bordetella pertussis.

Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Negative Bacteria › Bordetella petussis, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Whooping Cough