Morten Ansgar Kveim

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Morten Ansgar Kveim (27 December 189 – 24 March 1966) was a Norwegian pathologist most remembered for describing the Kveim test. [1]

Kveim was born at Gjerstad in Aust-Agder, Norway. First starting in philology, he completed his medical training at the University of Oslo (1924).He qualified in medicine in 1925, and worked in private practice at a number of small towns in Norway. After 1929 he worked in the department of diseases of the skin in the Rikshospitalet in Oslo, becoming assistant physician in 1936. [2]


  1. ^ "Morten Ansgar Kveim". Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Kveim-Siltzbach Test". granuloma.homestead. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 

External links[edit]

Morten Ansgar Kveim at Who Named It?