Analysis Of Pasteur's Anthrax
Pasteur first report reads like a commercial. He ran his experiments like magic shows, bringing in skeptical witnesses and reporters and making admittedly brash predictions that turned out to be true. However, his experiments were very well done, with good controls and great publicity of results, though he never revealed his lab work to produce the vaccine itself. So he did fail at allowing others to reproduce his results.
As far as using the work of others, its likely that Pasteur stole the work of another French veterinarian named Toussanint, which takes