An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15959 entries, 13943 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 27, 2024

GRUBY, David

6 entries
  • 4030

Mémoire sur une végétation qui constitue la vraie teigne.

C.R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 13, 72-75, 1841.

Independently of Schönlein (No. 4029) Gruby discovered the achorion of favus, describing it definitely as the cause of the disease, a point about which Schönlein was in doubt.



Subjects: DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses, PARASITOLOGY › Parasitic Fungi
  • 4034

Sur une espèce de mentagre contagieuse résultant du développement d’un nouveau cryptogame dans la racine des poils de la barbe de l’homme.

C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris) 15, 512-15, 1842.

First accurate description of Trichophyton mentagrophytes, the fungus responsible for sycosis barbae. English translation of this and Gruby’s other five papers read to l’Académie des Sciences in Zakon & Benedek, David Gruby and the centenary of medical mycology, 1841-1941, Bull. Hist. Med., 1944, 16, 155-68.



Subjects: DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses, Mycology, Medical
  • 5519

Recherches anatomiques sur une plante cryptogame qui constitue le vrai muguet des enfants.

C. R. Acad. Set. (Paris), 14, 634-36, 1842.

Independently of Berg, Gruby found Candida albicans in thrush. He demonstrated its fungal nature.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Candidiasis, Mycology, Medical
  • 4035

Recherches sur la nature, le siège et le développement du Porrigo decalvans ou phytoalopécie.

C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 17, 301-03, 1843.

First accurate description of Microsporon audouini, the fungus of Willan’s porrigo decalvans, tinea tonsurans, “Gruby’s disease”.



Subjects: DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses, Mycology, Medical
  • 5268

Recherches et observations sur une nouvelle espèce d’hématozoaire, Trypanosoma sanguinis.

C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris),17, 1134-36, 1843.

Gruby discovered trypanosomes in the frog. He first suggested the name “trypanosome” to describe the parasite.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Triatomine Bug-Borne Diseases › Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis) , PARASITOLOGY › Trypanosoma, VETERINARY MEDICINE › Veterinary Parasitology
  • 4036

Recherches surles cryptogames qui constituent la maladie contagieuse du cuir chevelu décrite sous le nom de Teigne tondante (Mahon). Herpes tonsurans (Cazenave).

C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 18, 583-85, 1844.

Gruby discovered a fungus, Trichophyton tonsurans, in ringworm of the scalp.



Subjects: DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses, Mycology, Medical