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”
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On the specific antibacterial properties of penicillin and potassium tellurite. Incorporating a method of demonstrating some bacterial antagonisms.J. Path. Bact., 35, 831-842, 1932.
In this paper Fleming first described the use of penicillin as an antibacterial agent in man, and reported on experiments using it as a wound dressing for septic wounds. He also corrected the species name from Penicillium rubrum (1929) to Penicillium notatum.
(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.)
Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Antibiotics › Penicillin, SURGERY: General › Wound Healing