Davaine, Casimir‐Joseph


1812–1882 French medical doctor and microbiologist who made important contributions to early research in bacteriology and comparative pathology and parasitology.

Keywords: anthrax; comparative pathology; bacteriology; rayer; bactéridies

Figure 1.

Casimir‐Joseph Davaine (1812–1882). Photo courtesy of The Wellcome Institute Library, London.


Further Reading

Davaine CJ (1860, 1877) Traité des Entozoaires et des Maladies Vermineuses. Paris: J‐B Baillière.

Théodoridès J (1968) Un Grand Médecin et Biologiste, Casimir‐Joseph Davaine (1812–1882). Oxford: Pergamon Press.

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Wilkinson, Lise(Apr 2001) Davaine, Casimir‐Joseph. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002402]