Robert Koch's discovery of the anthrax bacillus in 1876 launched the field of medical bacteriology. A 'golden age' of scientific discovery ensued. A century after Koch's death, we remember his life and work. © 2010 International Society for Infectious Diseases.
Blevins, S. M., & Bronze, M. S. (2010, September). Robert Koch and the “golden age” of bacteriology. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2009.12.003