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Pasteur

Louis . 1822--95, French chemist and bacteriologist. His discovery that the fermentation of milk and alcohol was caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization. He also devised methods of immunization against anthrax and rabies and pioneered stereochemistry
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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."
The speaker invokes the tropes of disease to describe the effects of affection: he refers to the "germs of Love" that attack the heart, the "fatal epidemic" that love precipitates, and his belief that "Pasteurian art" has rendered him immune.
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.