Malarial parasite

1897

Malarial parasite

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Patrick Manson, Ronald Ross parasitology

Malarial parasite

Life cycle

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Ronald Ross studied malaria at a hospital in Calcutta India from 1882 to 1899. In 1897, he contracted malaria, was transferred to a medical school in Secunderabad, and there he discovered the plasmodium parasite in Anopheles mosquitoes.

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