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Reference numberNLB/30/571
Alternative reference numberNLB/30 p343
LevelItem
TitleCopy memoranda regrading the cause of Sleeping Sickness, signed by J Rose Bradford, David Bruce, E Ray Lankester, M Foster, J Lister, Ronald Ross, J Burdon-Sanderson, C S Sherrington, and Dr F W Mott, [Fellows of the Royal Society]
Date[April 1905]
DescriptionThe signatories state that in their opinion there is conclusive evidence showing that Sleeping Sickness is caused by the presence in the blood cerebro-spinal fluid, of a parasite allied to that which occurs in the Tsetse Fly disease of animals, and that the parasite is transmitted from man to man by a species of fly. Briefly states their reasons for arriving at these conclusions. Includes an alteration to the memorandum given by Mott.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1395Bradford; Sir; John Rose (1863 - 1935)1863 - 1935
NA8153Bruce; Sir; David (1855 - 1931)1855 - 1931
NA8247Lankester; Sir; Edwin Ray (1847 - 1929)1847 - 1929
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
NA8069Lister; Joseph (1827 - 1912); 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis1827 - 1912
NA2281Ross; Sir; Ronald (1857 - 1932)1857 - 1932
NA8280Burdon-Sanderson; Sir; John Scott (1828 - 1905)1828 - 1905
NA8281Sherrington; Sir; Charles Scott (1857 - 1952)1857 - 1952
NA8262Mott; Sir; Frederick Walker (1853 - 1926)1853 - 1926
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