Weil disease refers to the severe icteric form of Leptospirosis. Bacterial infection with worldwide distribution.
Adolf Weil (1848 - 1916) was a German physician. Eponymous affiliation with Weil disease (1886); discovery of an alpha-amino acid known as norleucine 1913
Biography Born 27 March 1845, Reims France 1876 – MD, Reims. Thesis on the sequelae of meningo-encephalitis 1888 – Close friends with Jules-Joseph Déjerine (1849 – 1917) and was a witness at the wedding of Dejerine and American neurologist Augusta…
Leptospirosis is an infection caused by the spirochaete genus of Leptospira. Severe forms may result in critical illness, including Weil disease and severe pulmonary haemorrhage
Hans Conrad Julius Reiter (1881-1969) was a German physician and social hygienist. Associated with Reiter Syndrome - known now as Reactive arthritis