Prowazek

Pro·wa·zek

(prō-vaht'sek),
Stanislas J.M. von, German protozoologist, 1876-1915. See: Prowazekia, Prowazek bodies, Prowazek-Greeff bodies, Halberstaedter-Prowazek bodies.
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In 1916, Henrique da Rocha-Lima (1879-1956) identified the causative organism and named it Rickettsia prowazeki in memory of Ricketts and Stanislaus Joseph Matthias von Prowazek (1875-1915), both of whom had died of typhus contracted during their scientific investigations.