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José G. Basnuevo

José G. Basnuevo Artíles, Cuban parasitologist (Colón, Matanzas Province 25 June 1903 – La Habana 27 October 1968)


Authored over 300 monographs and papers 

With P. Kouri & R. Arenas proposed the application of emetine hydrochloride in Fasciola hepatica infection (1934)

With P. Kouri, Alvare y Lezcano. Tecnica para el estudio de la anatomia de la Fasciola hepatica. Rev. Parasitol. Clin. Lab. 1(2):191, 1935

A new technique for concentration of helminth eggs in feces

With V. Anido. La solución aceto-formo-azucarada en el enriquecimiento de huevos de parasitos en las heces fecales. Med. Hoy 1:49-50, 1936

With V. Anido & R. Sutter described a rapid method for diagnosis of syphilis (1936)

With F. Sotolongo introduced chloroquine for treatment of giardiasis (1946)

A new treatment of trichocephaliasis employing hexylresorcinol

With O. Chavez Cowley, F. Sotolongo, E. Rabassa Blanco & R. Achkar. Un Nuevo tratamiento de la trichocephaliasis. Rev. Cub. Pediat. 23(8):499-04, 1951
With O. Chavez Cowley, F. Sotolongo, E. Rabassa Blanco & R. Achkar. Eine neue art von behandlung der Trichocephaliasis. Z. Tropenmed. U. Parasit. 3:371-4, 1952

With E. Gutierrez Estarli  & F. Soler Delgado. New treatment of hepatic amebic abscess: local application of chloroquine and bacitracin in solution; oral Baskir compound. Rev. Kuba Med. Trop. Parasitol. 8(1-3):9-14, 1952

With O. Cowley. New therapeutic method in oxyuriasis. Rev. Kuba Med. Trop. Parasit. 8(7-9):57-9, 1952

With A. Mañas Cao & R. Casanova. Un Nuevo tratamiento de la ascariasis. Rev. Kuba Med. Trop. Parasitol. 11(1-6):14-16, 1955  

A new treatment of clonorchiasis (1956)

Devised F2AM solution (Basnuevo-Figares fixative)

With E. Figares. Solution for preserving trophozoites and cysts of Endamoeba histolytica (1957)

With E. Figares. La solución F2Am y el raspado de la mucosa rectal en el diagnostico de la amebiasis. Rev. Cuba Med. Trop. Parasitol. 13:60-7, 1957 


With E. Figares. Diagnosis of amebiais: emphasizing proctoscopic and microscopic examination and a new solution for preserving specimens. Dis. Colon and rectum 2:188-93, 1959 

Modified Willis coproparasitological method

Basnuevo-Figares method for treatment of amebiasis (1956)

Basnuevo sedimentation technique for Ascaris lumbricoides ova

Kouri-Basnuevo method for stool parasitological analysis