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Armando Santiago Parodi Trabucco, Argentine microbiologist and parasitologist (Haedo, Buenos Aires Province 06 May 1909 – 23 June 1969)


Isolated the Junín virus, causative agent of hemorrhagic Argentine fever

With D.J. Greenway, H.R. Rugiero, M. Frigerio, J.M. de la Barrera, N. Nettler, F. Garzón, M. Boxaca, L.B. Guerrero & N.R. Nota. Sobre la etiologia del brote epidémico de Junin. El Dia Medico 30:2000-10, 1958

Studied the characteristics of Junín virus 

With C.E. Coto, M. Boxaca, S. Lajmanovich & S. Gonzalez. Characteristics of Junín virus. Arch. fur d. Ges. Virusforsch. 19(4):393-402, 1966 

With M. Weissenbacher demonstrated that immune serum prevents death by Junín virus

Developed an attenuated strain of Junín virus

Isolated other causative agents

Aislamiento del agente causal de un síndrome de encefalo-papilitis. Rev. Soc. Arg. Biol. 30:53, 1954

With N.E. Mettler & C.A. Gianantonio. Aislamiento del agente causal del sindrome uremico-hemolítico. Medicina 23:139, 1963

Performed works on immunity in Chagas disease

HONORS
Medicine & Physiology Nobel prize nominee