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Human and animal health on three continents--a biography of the early life of Karl Friedrich Meyer (1884-1974)


Pospischil, A (2015). Human and animal health on three continents--a biography of the early life of Karl Friedrich Meyer (1884-1974). Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 73(6):ftv039.

Abstract

Karl Friedrich Meyer (KF) was born and educated as a veterinarian in Europe; he researched infectious diseases in Europe, South Africa and the United States. He is one of the true forefathers of the 'one health-one medicine' concept. The broad scope of his research covered botulism, leptospirosis, brucellosis, plague, ornithosis, Western equine encephalitis, mussel poisoning and clostridia. This manuscript adds some more details of his early biography.

Abstract

Karl Friedrich Meyer (KF) was born and educated as a veterinarian in Europe; he researched infectious diseases in Europe, South Africa and the United States. He is one of the true forefathers of the 'one health-one medicine' concept. The broad scope of his research covered botulism, leptospirosis, brucellosis, plague, ornithosis, Western equine encephalitis, mussel poisoning and clostridia. This manuscript adds some more details of his early biography.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Institute of Veterinary Pathology
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
Language:English
Date:August 2015
Deposited On:13 Aug 2015 07:01
Last Modified:28 Apr 2017 00:52
Publisher:Mary Ann Liebert
ISSN:1535-3141
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1093/femspd/ftv039
PubMed ID:26032783

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