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October 8, 1910

Ueber die Natur und die Herkunft des Trachomerregers und die bei seiner Entstehung zu beobachtende Erscheinung der Mutierung des Gonokokkus Neisser.

JAMA. 1910;55(15):1317. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330150077047

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Herzog condiders the work that has been done on the "trachoma bodies" of Halberstadter and Prowazek, and gives a fairly complete bibliography. In his opinion the "trachoma bodies" are mutation forms of the gonococcus of Neisser. His theory and his work are very entertaining but not completely convincing.

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