Grassi, Giovanni Battista

Abstract

(1854–1925) Italian zoologist and parasitologist who established the role of Anopheles mosquitoes in transmitting malaria parasites.

Further Reading

Alippi Cappelletti M (2002) Grassi, Giovanni Battista, Dizionario biografico degli italiani, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana, vol. 58, pp. 630–640.

Corbellini G and Merzagora L (1996) Battista Grassi e la malaria. In: Ca‐panna E (ed.) Battista Grassi. Catalogo del Museo Grassi, Parassitologia 38(Suppl. 1): 23–36.

Grassi B (1901) Studi di uno zoologo sulla malaria. Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei: Rome.

Grassi B (1924) The transmission of human malaria. Nature 113: 304–307; 353; 458.

Neghme A (1964) An appraisal of Giovan Battista Grassi: his work in biology and parasitology. Experimental Parasitology 15(3): 260–278.

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Corbellini, Gilberto(Jan 2006) Grassi, Giovanni Battista. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002531]