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Ricardo Veronesi

Ricardo Veronesi, Brazilian infectologist and virologist (São Paulo 24 October 1919 – São Paulo 08 May 2004)

 
Obtained international recognition for his studies on tetanus
 
Vice-president, International Federation for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
 
Collaborating Author in Infectious Disease and Medical Parasitology (from A.L. Braude), Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (from B. Goldsmith & D. Heyneman), Current Diagnosis (from Conn & Conn), Temas de Infectologia (Cecchini & Ayala) and Tratado de Pediatria (from J. Meneghello)
 

Developed Veronesi-Correa method for microscopic seroagglutination

With A. Correa & D. Alterio. Single-dose immunization against tetanus. Promising results in human trials. Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. 12:46-54, 1970
 

A new method of treatment of tetanus

Clinical observations on 712 cases of tetanus subject to four different methods of treatment: 18,2% mortality rate under a new method of treatment. Am.J. Med. Sci. 232(6):629-47, 1956 
 

Discovered naturally acquired immunity against tetanus

With H. Cecin, A. Correa, J. Tavares, C. Moraes & O.J. Nascimento.  New approaches on tetanus immunization: naturally acquired immunity. Rev. Hosp. Clin. S. Paulo 28:1973

 

SOME BIBLIOGRAPHY

With F.J. Mello, G. del Negro & J.C. Macedo Soares Jr. Blastomicose retal primitiva (Revisão da literatura e apresentação de um caso). Rev. Hosp. Clin. Fac. Med. S. Paulo 9:327, 1954  

With M.O.A. Correa, V. Amato Neto & O.S. Fabri. Leptospirose em equinos: inquérito sorológico. Rev. Inst. Adolfo Lutz 13:186-93, 1955

With R.P.S. Carvalho & C. Fava Netto. Viroses do aparelho respiratório. Comprovação da infecção pelos “vírus hemadsorventes” e adenovírus em diferentes grupos etários de S. Paulo. Rev. Hosp. Clin. Fac. Med. S. Paulo 13:355-62, 1958 

Electrophoretic patterns of serum proteins in tetanus. Rev. Hosp. Clin. Fac. Med. S. Paulo 16:257-9, 1961

With R. Guidolin. Immunological response of guinea pigs vaccinated against tetanus with serum infected with Clostridium tetani spores. Deductions applicable to human immunopathology. Rev. Hosp. Clin. Fac. Med. S. Paulo 18:39-46, 1963 

With et al. Revisão de dados da epidemiologia e etiologia do sarampo e subsidies para a vacinação contra a doença. Arq. Fac. Hig. S. Paulo 11(2): 135-20?, 1963   

With R. Guidolin. Tetanus prevention: role of delayed action terramycin (micronized) ando f rapid action terramycin. Results in experimental tetanus. Rev. Hosp. Clin. Fac. Med. S. Paulo 19:311-20, 1964

With R. Guidolin. Prevention of tetanus: role of the penicillins. Results in experimental tetanus. Rev. Paul. Med. 66(5):281-92, 1965

Eficácia de um novo antibiotic (Rondomicina) em comparação com o soro antitetânico na profilaxia do etano experimental. Rev. Hosp. Clin. Fac. Med. S. Paulo 20(5):251-7, 1965

With et al. Tetanus immunization with a single dose of vaccine. Importance and possibilities for mass immunization programs. Preliminary report on experimental studies. Rev. Inst Med. Trop. 8:83-8, 1966

Antibiotic versus antitetanic serum in the prevention of human tetanus. Principles on tetanus. In Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. Tetanus, p. 417, 1966 

With U. Ferraro. Hyperbaric oxygenation in the treatment of experimental tetanus. Rev. Hosp. Clin. Fac. Med. S. Paulo 21(2):89-91, 1966

With R. Guidolin & A.M. Santiago. Doxycycline (vibramycin) in the prevention of experimental tetanus. Preliminary reports. Rev. Hosp. Clin. Fac. Med. S. Paulo 26(4):133-6, 1971

With A. Correa & J. Tavares. A new outlook on the prophylaxis of tetanus: immunization by the digestive route. Rev. Hosp. Clin. Fac. Med. S. Paulo 27(3):123-8, 1972 

With A. Correia, H. Ferreira, A. Costa, R. Focaccia, J.R.C. Bazone & J. Tavares. Naturally acquired tetanus immunity: further evidences in human and animals. J. Infect. Dis, 1975  

Tetanus: Important New Concepts, Excerpta Medica, Amsterdam, 1981

With B. Bizzini, R. Focaccia et al. Naturally acquired antibodies to tetanus toxin in human and animals from the Galapagos Islands. J. Infect. Dis. 147:308-11, 1983

With T.C. Merigan, G.M. Baer, W.G. Winkler et al. Human leukocyte interferon administration to patients with symptomatic and suspected rabies. Ann. Neurol. 16:82-7, 1984 

With A.B. Sabin, P. Albrecht, A.K. Takeda & E.M. Ribeiro. High effectiveness of aerosolized chick embryo fibroblast measles vaccine in seven-month old and older infants. J. Infect. Dis. 152:1231-7, 1985   


HONOURS

Golden Yodh Memorial, India