Joseph Everett Dutton

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Joseph Everett Dutton

1874?-1905

English physician whose research helped describe the causes and effects of African sleeping sickness. While working at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Dutton and Robert Mitchell Forde isolated a parasitic flagellate protozoan (a trypanosome) from the blood of an English shipmaster. Dutton named the parasite Trypanosoma gambiense.

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