Mooser, Hermann

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Hermann, Swiss pathologist in Mexico, 1891-1971.
Mooser bodies - a term used to refer to the rickettsiae found in the exudate and in tissue from the tunica vaginalis in endemic typhus fever (caused by Rickettsia typhi).
Mooser cell
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Initially, this Rickettsia was called like his discoverer: Hermann Mooser so the initial name was rickettsia mooserrii (3).
In America, there are records of this disease caused by Rickettsia typhi in Mexico since 1928, which, as already mentioned in the introduction, in collaboration with Hermann Mooser, Maximiliano Ruiz Castaneda and Hans Zinsser identify the causative agent of murine typhus or endemic in Mexico (3).