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Hooke
First recorded drawings of cells (cork cells)
Leeuwenhoek
Discovered and described microbes for the first time
Schleiden
All plants are made of cells
Schwann
All animals are made of cells
Siebold
All microbes are made of cells
Semmelweiss
Hand washing reduces the spread of child bed fever among patients
Virchow
Cells reproduce to create new cells, there are multicellular and unicellular organisms
Nightingale
Cleanliness is recognized as important in patient care
Pasteur
Specific microbes cause specific diseases and heat kills microbes
Lister
Chemicals can be used to reduce the spread of microbes
Koch
Specific microbes cause specific diseases
Halstead
Gloves can prevent the spread of infectious diseases
Germ Theory of Disease
The idea that tiny organisms called microbes cause infectious diseases that are easily passed among humans
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