Tag: Rheumatic fever

  • Streptococcus – Enterococcus

    Streptococcus – Enterococcus

    HISTORY: In 1874, the Viennese surgeon Christian Billroth observed in lesions of erysipelas a microorganism shaped chains. In 1875, Louis Pasteur observed this organism in vaginal secretions and blood of patients suffering from puerperal fever, but in 1869 in Strasbourg Coze and Feitz had observed during an epidemic of puerperal fever, many “points” in chains…