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Simulium and Pellagra

Nature volume 85, page 41 (10 November 1910) | Download Citation

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THE interesting discovery by Dr. Louis Sambon that pellagra is due to a protozoal parasite conveyed by flies of the genus Simulium (NATURE, October 27) is, we may presume, merely the prelude to an energetic campaign of extermination directed against the insect.

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