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Reference numberEC/1900/10
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TitleManson, Sir Patrick: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationPhysician and Medical Adviser to the Colonial Office. Lecturer on Tropical Medicine, St George's Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital and London School of Tropical Medicine. Distinguished as a Physician and Parasitologist. Discoverer of Filarial Periodicity of the 'role' of the Mosquito in Filarial Metamorphosis; of Filarial Ecdysis; and of many other points in connection with the life-history of the Filaria nocturna. Discoverer of three other blood-worms of man viz, 'Filaria diurna, Filaria perstans, and Filaria Demarquaii'. Discoverer of 'Bothriocephalus Mansoni' and of many points in connection with human and animal helminthology. Was the first to describe accurately and to name 'Finea imbricata' and to prove experimentally its dependence on a vegetable parasite. Was the first to point out the signifiance of the flagellated body as the initial stage of the extra -corporeal cycle of the malaria parasite and to enunciate the hypothesis that the mosquito was the host of the parasite at this stage, and therefore an active agent in diffusing malaria, an hypothesis since proved by Major Roo to be correct. Author of a work on 'Filaria sanguinis hominis' and some Parasitic Disease of Warm Climates, 1883; of 'Tropical Diseases,' 1898; of the Goulstonian Lectures on the Life History of the Malaria Parasite Outside the Human Body, 1896; of Papers on the Metamorphosis of 'Filiaria sanguinis hominis' in the Mosquito (Trans Linn Soc, 1883); 'On the Nature and Signifiance of the Flagellated Body in Malarial Blood' (Brit Med Journ, 1894); and of many other papers on the subjects mentioed above.
ProposersJohn Kirk; T Clifford Allbutt; T Lauder Brunton; F W Pavy; D Ferrier; John Burdon-Sanderson; William R Gowers; W W Cheyne; William T Thiselton-Dyer; F W Mott; Joseph Fayrer; P H Pye-Smith; C S Tomes; C Stewart; S Martin;V Horsley; H C Bastian; S Ringer
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Manson, Sir Patrick: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1683Manson; Sir; Patrick (1844 - 1922)1844 - 1922
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