Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Ostertag, Robert von (1864–1940)

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2258

German helminthologist, describer of many species parasitizing cattle. One of the initiators of meat and milk quality control.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany