Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: gram-negative

  • David Bruce, discoverer of brucellosis

    Early life Every medical student would be expected to know something about brucellosis, though quite unlikely to ever see a case. He would have to know that the disease in man may be caused by the Brucella of goats, swine, or cows, but apparently not by that of dogs, foxes, or fish. Bright students might…