j. j. b. v. bordet

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Bordet Bor·det (bôr-dā'), Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent. 1870-1961.

Belgian bacteriologist. With French bacteriologist Octave Gengou (1875-1957), he developed (1900) the technique of complement fixation testing and discovered (1906) the agent of whooping cough. Bordet won a 1919 Nobel Prize for advances in immunology.

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