Moisés Chediak Ahuayda and Alejandro Chediak Ahuayda were Cuban hematologists and sorologists from Lebanese descent.
Moisés Chediak Ahuayda (1903-?) described the Chediak-Higashi disease despite the fact that the disease was discovered by Cuban A. Beguez Cesar in 1943.
Chédiak, M. Nouvelle anomalie leucocytaire de caractere constitutionelle et familial. Rev. Hematologie 7:362-367, 1952.
Alejandro Chediak Ahuayda (?-?) developed the Chediak test for syphilis serum diagnosis using only one drop of blood.
Chediak, A. El diagnostico de la sifilis practicado en una gota de sangre desecada y desfibrinada. Arch.Med.Inf. 1:3-14, 1932.
Published Quick hemo micro-diagnosis for blood typing, Rh typing and syphilis, performed at the same time with a single drop of the blood, using antigens and original equipment. 1953.
Patented Apparatus for laboratory investigations. US Patent 2561339. July 24, 1951.