Brief intro to bruce
David Bruce's Discoveries
-David studied a disease in Malta that many English soldiers suffered from called Malta, Mediterranean, or undulating fever. Bruce diagnosed the problem as a "micrococcus" growing in the patients spleens.
-Bruce also studied a disease in Africa called nagana. He examined the blood of infected horses and discovered and single celled parasite living amongst blood cells. The disease was called Trypanosoma brucei (or T. brucei).
Contribution to others
Gale Document Number: GALE|CV2643450594
"David Bruce." World of Health. Gale, 2007. Biography in Context. Web. 13 Jan. 2016.
"David Bruce." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998. Biography in Context. Web. 13 Jan. 2016.