J. Théodoridès

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SEVERAL centuries before Pasteur's epoch-making discoveries, physicians and naturalists had suspected that certain contagious diseases in man and in domestic animals were caused by parasites invisible to the naked eye (this was named the 'contagium vivum' theory).' Those views, at first purely theoretical, were confirmed in 1687 when two pupils of Francesco(More)
Malaria rarely mentioned in literary works has been dealt with by the two writers, both physicians, studied here. Louis-Ferdinand Destouches (1894-1961) alias Celine, studied medicine in Rennes and Paris from 1921 to 1924. He had been previously engaged by the Rockefeller Foundation to lecture on tuberculosis in Brittany. He later worked for the Commission(More)
Francesco Redi (1626-1697) born in Arezzo (Tuscany, Italy), an encyclopedic mind simultaneously naturalist, physician and poet is the founder of scientific and experimental parasitology by his works published in 1668 and 1684. In the first he showed the impossibility of spontaneous generation of insects (flies) and in the second are described over hundred(More)
The important contribution of P. Rayer to parasitology (human and animal) had never been studied so far. It includes chiefly a dozen papers published in Archives de Médecine comparée (1842-43), a creation of Rayer. They deal with myxosporidia, helminths (nematodes, trematodes) and ectoparasitic insects. In the same periodical are published important(More)
Tholozan arrived in Persia in 1858 and remained there until his death in 1897. Personal physician of Nasreddin Shah with the title of hakim bachi, he was also appointed director of the Medical School of Teheran founded in 1850. He trained many Persian physicians and wrote medical treatises printed in persian. In 1866 he married in Teheran a widow of(More)