"Germ Theory of Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The fundamental tenet of modern medicine that certain diseases are caused by microorganisms. It was confirmed by the work of Pasteur, Lister, and Koch.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Germ Theory of Disease".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Germ Theory of Disease".
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