An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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PILARINO, Giacomo [PYLARINI]

2 entries
  • 5410

Nova & tuta variolas excitandi per transplantationem methodus, nuper inventa & in usum tracta.

Phil. Trans., 29, 393-99, 17141716.

This reprint of No. 5409.1 appeared in the same volume as Timoni’s paper. Both were republished in Latin: Tractatus bini de nova variolas per transplantationem excitandi methodo, Leyden, 1721. Digital facsimile of 1721 edition from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Smallpox › Variolation or Inoculation
  • 5409.1

Nova et tuta variolas excitandi per transplantationem methodus; nuper inventa & in usum tracta: Qua rite peracta, immunia in posterum praeservantur ab huiusmodi contagio corpora.

Venice: Giovanni Gabriele Hertz, 1715.

Inoculation was practiced in ancient times. In 1701 Pilarino inoculated three children at Constantinople with smallpox virus. He is credited with the “medical” discovery of variolation, and is thus the first immunologist. His book records his many researches on the subject.



Subjects: IMMUNOLOGY › Immunization, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Smallpox › Variolation or Inoculation