- Alexandre Besredka developed a vaccine for cholera known as a bilivaccine, which used bile salts.
This clipping from a Brazilian pamphlet is an homage to Alexandre Besredka (1870-1940), who, while at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, developed a vaccine for cholera known as a bilivaccine, which used bile salts. Bile salts are acids and are derived from the livers of mammals.
- The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Sturgis Collection
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