Robert Koch

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  • identified specific microbes- managed to link microbe with diseases

           - used industrial dyes to help to tell the difference between microbes

           - used improved microsopes to study them in detail

  • identified the bacteria that caused TB, cholera, septicaemia
  • discovered the anthrax spore

          - allowed pasteur to develop the vaccine for it- developed pasteurs work

  • aseptic surgery

          -masks, gloves, gowns

          -germ free

  • cholera epidemic control…


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