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|Victor J. Fourgeaud|
|Died||1875 (aged 59–60)|
Victor Fourgeaud was a San Francisco doctor and legislator. He is known for his work on epidemic of diphtheria in California. Fourgeaud made use of acid for treatment of diphtheria, which was probably ineffective.
- Fourgeaud, Victor J. (1858). Diphtheritis: a concise historical and critical essay on the late epidemic pseudo-membranous sore throat of California (1856-7), with a few remarks illustrating the diagnosis, pathology, and treatment of the disease. California: Sacramento : J. Anthony & Co., 1858.
- "Diphtheria Timeline". History of Vaccines. Retrieved 29 November 2012. Click through to "Toward Diphtheria Immunization" timeline, and choose "1856: Diphtheria in California."