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  1. 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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Historical Examples of laveran

  • These organisms were described as "Laveran's degenerative forms."

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  • Laveran proved the association of haematozoa with malaria in 1880.

  • 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.

laveran in Medicine


(lăv′ə-räɴ, läv-räɴ)Charles Louis Alphonse 1845-1922
  1. French pathologist. He won a 1907 Nobel Prize for investigating the role of protozoa in the generation of disease.
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