The beast in the mosquito: the correspondence of Ronald Ross and Patrick Manson

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The correspondence between Ronald Ross and Patrick Manson documents one of the legendary collaborations in the history of medicine and science in the nineteenth century. Their four-year collaboration (1894-1898) led to the discovery of the transmission of the plasmodia protozoa in the bite of the mosquito. With the advantage of a century of research, it is… (More)

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@article{Haynes1998TheBI, title={The beast in the mosquito: the correspondence of Ronald Ross and Patrick Manson}, author={Douglas M Haynes}, journal={Medical History}, year={1998}, volume={44}, pages={127 - 128} }