Giuseppe Sanarelli, M.D.
|Rome University, Roma, Lazio, Italy|
Area:Typhoid fever, tuberculosis, cholera, myxomatosis
1864-1940. Italian bacteriologist who claimed to have identified a bacterial cause of yellow fever in the 1890s, later disproven with the discovery of the yellow fever virus. Known for human experimentation with his purported bacterial cause of this disease. Also studied typhoid fever and cholera. He was a theoretician of heredity and tuberculosis. Much of his early research career was in Uruguay after his training in Paris. He served as a politician in Italy in the late 1890s to 1914.