- Charles Louis Al·phonse [sharl lwee al-fawns] /ʃarl lwi alˈfɔ̃s/, 1845–1922, French physician and bacteriologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1907.
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These organisms were described as "Laveran's degenerative forms."
Laveran proved the association of haematozoa with malaria in 1880.The Evolution of Modern Medicine
They passed on indifferently, commending Laveran's "effort of genius," repeating with him: They are degenerate forms.
It may be said that this "feat of genius," this visionary generalization, prevented Laveran from seeing the truth.
The plasmodium malari was discovered by Laveran in 1880, in the blood of malarial patients.Experiments on Animals
- French pathologist. He won a 1907 Nobel Prize for investigating the role of protozoa in the generation of disease.
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