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J Med Biogr. 2010 Feb;18(1):38-40. doi: 10.1258/jmb.2009.009095.

Short biography of Louis Daniel Beauperthuy (1807-71): pioneer of microbiology and medical science in Venezuela.

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Departamento de Parasitología y Microbiología, Escuela de Ciencias de la Salud, Núcleo Bolívar, Universidad de Oriente, Ciudad Bolívar, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela. godorey@cantv.net

Abstract

Louis Daniel Beauperthuy was a pioneer of microbiology in Venezuela where he developed microscopic and clinical research together with academic and scientific observation related to leprosy and the role of insects in the transmission of febrile illnesses.

PMID:
20207900
DOI:
10.1258/jmb.2009.009095
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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