Which famous biologist propounded the 'germ theory of disease'?
  • A
    Joseph Lister
  • B
    Thomas Syndenham
  • C
    Robert Koch
  • D
    Louis Pasteur

Solution

The more formal experiments on the relationship between germ and disease were conducted by Louis Pasteur between the year 1860 and 1864. He discovered the pathology of the puerperal fever and the pyrogenic vibrio in the blood, and suggested using boric acid to kill these microorganisms before and after confinement.
So, the corect option is D. ( Louis Pasteur)