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Bruno Rangel Pestana

Bruno Rangel Pestana, Brazilian biomedical scientist (São Paulo 15 September 1881 - São Paulo 05 December 1971)
 
Authored 49 scientific works (until 1951)
 
ACHIEVEMENTS
Developed a serum for bubonic plague
 
With Vital Brazil prepared anti Elaps serum and noted that species presenting great  sensibility to venoms are that which produce more antibodies (1910)
 

With Sebastião de Camargo Calazans developed agar-lactose-rosolic acid Calazans-Rangel Pestana medium for bacilli

Emprego do acido rosolico no isolamento e identificação dos bacilos do grupo coli-tífico-disentérico em meios sólidos. Mem. Inst. Butantan 7:283, 1932  
 

Discovered etiologic agent of nambiuvú or canine rangeliosis named Rangelia vitalii in his honor

O nambyuvú. Rev.Med. S. Paulo 22:423-6, 1910
 
 
 
 

HONORS

Rangelia Carini & Maciel 1914 (Protozoa: Apicomplexa)