Hansen, Gerhard Henrik Armauer

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Hansen, Gerhard Henrik Armauer

(han'sen, hon')
Norwegian physician, 1841–1912. He studied leprosy (also known as Hansen disease) and identified its causative bacillus in 1873.

Hansen bacillus

Mycobacterium leprae, the cause of leprosy.

Hansen disease



Gerhard Henrik Armauer, Norwegian physician, 1841-1912.
Fosdick-Hansen-Epple test - see under Fosdick
Hansen bacillus - a species that causes Hansen disease. Synonym(s): Mycobacterium leprae
Hansen disease - Synonym(s): leprosy
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