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Antonio Carini

Antonio Carini, Italian / Brazilian microbiologist and parasitologist (Sondrio, Lombardy Region 17 September 1872 – Milano 09 April 1950)
 
 
ACHIEVEMENTS

Described lamellar ichthyosis or Carini syndrome

Di una forma attenuate della cosidetta “ittiosi sebacea” (I. lamellare). Giorn. Ital. delle Malad. Ven. Pelle 82, 1895
 

With Parreiras Horta discovered that bats can transmit rabies (1911). This fact was confirmed by German scientists in 1914

Sobre a epizootia da raiva observada no Estado de Santa Catarina. Morcegos propagadores da moléstia. Chácaras e Quintaes 3(6), 1911
 
First to report natural toxoplasmosis of birds (1911)
 
Discovered causative agent of pulmonary tuberculosis in mice (Carini pneumonia) that was named Pneumocystis carinii in his honor (1912)
 
Identified Leishmania brasiliensis (1909) independent of Lindemberg
 
With A. Lindemberg established procedures for laboratorial diagnosis of leishmaniasis
 
Determinated arsenic-based treatment for bovine piroplasmosis
 
 

DESCRIBED PROTOZOAN TAXA

Valid Genera

Bertarellia 1930

Dermosporidium 1940

Pintospora 1944

Rangelia 1915 with Maciel

Species

86