About Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran:
Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran was a French physician who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1907 for his discoveries of parasitic protozoans as causative agents of infectious diseases such as malaria and trypanosomiasis. Following his father, Louis Théodore Laveran, he took up military medicine as profession. He obtained his medical degree from University of Strasbourg in 1867.
In 1878, after having finished my course of instruction at the School of Military Medicine of Val-de-Grace, I was sent to Algeria and put in charge of a department of the hospital at Bone. A large number of my patients had malarial fevers, and I was ...Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
In the tropical and subtropical regions, endemic malaria takes first place almost everywhere among the causes of morbidity and mortality, and it constitutes the principal obstacle to the acclimatization of Europeans in these regions.Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
In 1880 at the Military Hospital at Constantine, I discovered, on the edges of the pigmented spherical bodies in the blood of a patient suffering from malaria, filiform elements resembling flagellae which were moving very rapidly, displacing the neig...Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran