Cause of AIDSBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7040.1231a (Published 11 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1231
- G C Cook
- Consultant physician Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London NWI OPE
EDITOR,—It is not my intention to enter into the “genius or maverick?” debate1; however, it is pertinent to reiterate the fact that until the postulates laid down in 1890 by Robert Koch are fully satisfied, an element of doubt concerning the aetiology of AIDS must remain.
Several historical examples serve …