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.
Mycobacterium leprae, the cause of leprosy.
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Hansen,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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