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Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Anne Hardy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Salmonella family of bacteria were considered the dominant source of the common affliction of food poisoning for most of the twentieth century. Food poisoning was identified as a public health ... More


Introduction

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter introduces the global problem of food-borne disease and sets it in historical context, identifying Salmonella as the original food poisoning organism. It explains the choice and ... More


Pursuing Parasites

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the relationship between public health, epidemiology, and the laboratory in the field of food poisoning and Salmonella science between around 1900 and 1939, and how the ... More


Network and Knowledge

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at the way in which an influential scientific network became established and operated within the world of Salmonella science in the inter-war period. Publications, correspondence, ... More


Field and Farm

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 1940s Britain’s veterinary community was alerted to the connections between animal and human Salmonella infections, through the medium of animal carriers. Such infections had previously been ... More


Ghastly Kitchens—the Borgia Tradition

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the later 1970s, the microbiological landscape of food infections began to change, with Salmonella being displaced by Campylobacter as the principal causal organism. This chapter explores the ... More


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