The legacy of Robert Koch.

  title={The legacy of Robert Koch.},
  author={Venita Jay},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  volume={125 9},
Robert Koch. Illustration by Venita Jay, MD, FRCPC. N in the history of bacteriology did so much happen so quickly as in the last quarter of the 19th century. On the evening of March 24, 1882, an epoch-making lecture was delivered to a stunned audience at the University of Berlin’s Physiological Institute. On the demonstration table lay more than 200 microscopic preparations, test tubes and plates with cultures, a microscope, and other accompaniments of a serious bacteriologist. The presenter… CONTINUE READING