MITCHELL, John Kearsley
Amer. J. med. Sci., 8, 55-64, 1831.
First description of the neurotic spinal arthropathies.
Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1849.
Although Hensinger in 1844 had suggested a parasite as the cause of malaria, Mitchell was the first to approach this theory in a scientific spirit. He was Professor of Medicine at Jefferson College, and the father of S. Weir Mitchell.
Subjects: EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Mosquito-Borne Diseases › Malaria