Discoveries in Tropical Medicine


I HAVE never thrown any doubt upon the influence of the suggestions made by Manson to Ross which led to the close study by Ross of the carriage of the malaria parasite (of both birds and man) by mosquitoes, and the discovery by him that mosquitoes of the kind known as Anopheles and not those of the kind known as Culex are the “intermediate hosts,” in which the parasites causing malaria in man undergo necessary and remarkable stages of their development.

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LANKESTER, E. Discoveries in Tropical Medicine. Nature 109, 812–813 (1922).

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