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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-01644
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  168 x 123mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  2b-1a
Language:  French
Place:  Lyon
Date:  1913-08-21
Short summary:  Arrival to Paris of a Japanese colleague, Noguchi, his participation in a conference, and offer to let publish a note by him with photographs explaining a discovery made by him recently
Person:  Carrel, Alexis, 1873-1944, Physician, Surgeon, Physiologist, author
Person:  Desfosses, Paul, 1869 (Ebreuil)-1944 (Bagneux), Physician, Journalist, addressee
Person:  Noguchi, Hideyo, 1876-1928, Physician, Bacteriologist, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Académie de médecine, Paris (Society)
COMMENTS
Comments:  The "discovery" made by Noguchi in 1913, and quoted in the letter, is probably that he isolated the Treponema pallidum from a syphilis patient, proving that this spirochete was the cause of syphilis.
Connected records:  Waller Ms jp-00023
IMAGES
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