Pasteur

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Synonyms for Pasteur

French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)

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Reconnecting with a long, Pasteurian family legacy, I am certain that our work together will open new horizons for tomorrow's medicine.
Aisenberg wishes to show that the Pasteurian notion of disease, with its presumption that air- or water-borne microbes are the cause of diseases that may be known through a set of unvarying symptoms, is not the one that was most useful to state-supported hygienic practice.
In later chapters he analyzes the medical debates surrounding Pasteur's evidence for microbes and vaccination and shows that the earlier views were still very much alive in the last decades of the century, mostly because, in the Pasteurian model, the vectors of infection were so difficult to isolate or track that they could not easily serve as a basis for hygienic intervention.
Similarly, several studies mention that physicians were active in campaigns for labour protection, without comment on the enhanced role of physicians during the Pasteurian revolution.