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Pirquet von Cesenatico Papers 1903-1926
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Title: Pirquet von Cesenatico Papers
Creator: Pirquet von Cesanatico, Clemens Peter, Freiherr, 1874-1929
Dates: 1903-1926
Extent: 6.26 linear feet
Abstract:
Clemens Peter Freiherr von Pirquet was the progeny of a Lower Austrian noble family, the term Freiherr corresponding to English baron. He was creator of a classical diagnostic test for tuberculosis in which tuberculin is applied to a superficial abrasion of the skin of the arm.

Call number: MS C 141
Language: Collection materials primarily in German
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