Carlos Chagas: A Ciência Nos Trópicos

By: Piza, Daniel

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Carlos Justiniano Ribeiro Chagas (1879-1934) was a Brazilian biologist, medical doctor, scientist and bacteriologist who worked as a clinician and researcher. Active in the public health of Brazil, he began his career in the fight against malaria. He discovered Chagas disease, also called American trypanosomiasis, in 1909, while working at the Oswaldo Cruz Institute in Rio de Janeiro. Chagas was also the first to discover and illustrate the parasitic fungal genus Pneumocystis, later infamous for being linked to pneumocystis pneumonia in AIDS patients. Illustrated with vintage photographs and documents and a few contemporary photographs in color. Text in Portuguese.

Title: Carlos Chagas: A Ciência Nos Trópicos

Author Name: Piza, Daniel

Categories: Biography/Autobiography,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Ediouro Publicações: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 27791

Keywords: Brazilian Scientist