André Lemierre

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André-Alfred Lemierre

André-Alfred Lemierre (born July 30, 1875, in Paris; died 1956) was a French bacteriologist.[1]

He studied in Paris where he became an externe in 1896, interne in 1900. He obtained his doctorate in 1904, became Médecin de Hôpitaux in 1912 and later worked in the Hôspital Bichat. He was habilitated in 1913 and in 1926 was promoted to professor of bacteriology. His works concern investigations on septicaemia, typhus, bilious and urine tract infections, kidney diseases, etc. He described Lemierre's syndrome in 1936 while working as a bacteriologist in the Claude Bernard Hospital in Paris.[2]


  1. ^ Allen G. Debus; Marquis Who's Who, Inc (1968). World Who's Who in Science: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Scientists from Antiquity to the Present. Marquis-Who's Who, Incorporated. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Michael R. Jaff (15 March 2011). Vascular Disease: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches. Cardiotext Publishing. pp. 454–. ISBN 978-1-935395-16-4. Retrieved 24 April 2012.