Carl Garré

Carl Garré

Carl Garré, (1857-1928) [ [http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/cgi-bin/omd?Garre,+Carl Definition: Garre, Carl from Online Medical Dictionary ] at cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk] was a Swiss surgeon. He proved that Staphylococcus aureus causes carbuncles and boils by experimenting on himself [cite book |last= de Kruif |first= Paul |title= The Microbe Hunters |publisher= Pocket Books |location= New York |year= 1959 |month= August |chapter= Koch - The Death Fighter
chapterurl= http://www.cc.gatech.edu/grads/h/Idris.Hsi/Stories/The_Microbe_Hunters.htm
quote= Another pupil of Koch was the now forgotten hero, Dr. Garré of Basel, who gravely rubbed whole test tubes full of another kind of microbe - which Pasteur had alleged was the cause of boils - into his own arm. Garré came down horribly with an enormous carbuncle and twenty boils - the tremendous dose of microbes he shot into himself might easily have finished him - but he dismissed his danger as merely "unpleasant" and shouted triumphantly: "I know that this microbe, this staphylococcus, is the true cause of boils and carbuncles!"
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] and had two conditions named after himself, Garrés disease [ [http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Garres_disease Garres disease - definition from Biology-Online.org ] at www.biology-online.org] [cite book | last = Sebastian | first = Anton | authorlink = Anton Sebastian | title = A Dictionary of the History of Medicine | publisher = Parthenon | location = Carnforth | year = 1999 | isbn = 1850700214 | pages = pg 335 | url = http://books.google.com/books?id=f70MZLHwvp0C&pg=PA335&lpg=PA335&dq=Carl+Garr%C3%A9&source=web&ots=xq7U7FDh5K&sig=D24HduwC67iP9LPxJ7xX7mTEWhU&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=10&ct=resul ] (sclerosing osteitis) and Garrés osteomyelitis [ [http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/cgi-bin/omd?Garre%27s+osteomyelitis Definition: Garre's osteomyelitis from Online Medical Dictionary ] at cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk] [cite journal |last= Ferreira |first= B. A. |authorlink= B. A. Ferreira |coauthors= A. L. B. Barbosa |year= 1992 |journal=International Endodontic Journal |volume= 25 |issue= 3 |pages= 165–168 |title=Garré's osteomylitis: a case report |accessdate=2008-06-19 |doi=10.1111/j.1365-2591.1992.tb00780.x |url=http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1365-2591.1992.tb00780.x?cookieSet=1&journalCode=iej ] (chronic osteomyelitis with proliferative periostitis). He was a student of Robert Koch and Theodor Kocher. [ [http://www.eurothyroid.com/met/theodor_kocher.html EUROPEAN Thyroidology - Theodor Kocher] ]

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