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Salvador Mazza

Salvador Mazza, Argentine hygienist and parasitologist (Rauch, Buenos Aires Province 06 June 1886 – Monterrey, Mexico 09 November 1946)
 
Son of Italian immigrants
 

Authored about 260 works

 
Confirmed the existence of Chagas disease and performed important studies about it (Chagas-Mazza disease)
 

Described the chagasic dacrioadenitis or Mazza-Benítez sign

With Clemente Benítez. Comprobación de La naturaleza esquizotripanósica y frecuencia de la dacrioadenitis en la Enfermedad de Chagas. Presencia de granulaciones en la forma ocular de esta enfermedad. Publ. MEPRA 31, 1937 
 

Described the chagomes as cutaneous manifestations in Chagas disease 

With Ramón S. Freire. Manifestaciones cutaneas en Enfermedad de Chagas. Chagomas de inoculación. Chagomas Metastáticos y Chagomas Hematogenos. Rev. MEPRA 46:3-38, 1940
 

Described Mazza secondary chagomes or lipochagomes

 

Described schizotrypanids, cutaneous eruptions in Chagas disease

Esquizotripanides. Manifestaciones eruptivas agudas en la enfermedad de Chagas (exantemas y roseolas). Rev. MEPRA 51:3-74, 1941
 

Described Mazza-Jorg nodular hepatitis

With M.E. Jorg. Sobre nodulos de histiocitosis en el higado de perro inoculado con Schizotryp. cruzi de origem humano. Publ. MEPRA 15:1-24, 1934


With R. Kraus developed an anti-typhoid vaccine (1910)

 

DESCRIBED NEW TAXA

Fungi

Cryptococcus mitis 1930 with Stabile & Feijoo

Hormodendrum chaquense with Niño

Trichophyton saltense 1934 with Niño & Cornejo

Trichosporon humahuaquense 1934 with Niño
 

Protozoa

Trypanosoma dabbenei 1927 with Deautier & Steullet

Blastocrithidia gallardoi 1937

Phytomonas jujuyense 1939
 

Nematoda

Dipetalonema nicollei 1929 

Dipetalonema tenius 1929

Dipetalonema finlayi 1932 with Fiora
 

Hemiptera

Genus Mepraia 1940 with Jörg & Gajardo Tobar 

Triatoma rosenbuschi 1936

Triatoma bruchi 1944 with Jörg
 
 

HONORS

Mazzia Khalil & Vogelsang 1932 (Nematoda)