The Beast in the Mosquito: The Correspondence of Ronald Ross & Patrick Manson

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The correspondence between Sir Ronald Ross (1857-1932) and Sir Patrick Manson (1844-1922) is rich in both scientific and human terms. It records, in great detail, Ross's research in India between 1895 and 1899, which elucidated the role of mosquitoes in the transmission of malaria, work for which Ross was awarded the 1902 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology. Ross described the mosquito-transmission theory as Manson's 'Grand Induction', and he had returned to India, where he was an officer in the Indian Medical Service, ...

The Beast in the Mosquito: The Correspondence of Ronald Ross & Patrick Manson 1998, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042007215

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