Sir David Bruce came to Natal in 1894. He was the first to established in 1895 that the cause of a fatal disease of livestock, known as nagana, was due to a trypanosome transmitted by tsetse flies (Glossina spp.). The bacterial disease, brucellosis, in humans and animals is named after him.
Black/white photo. Original document size: (w)4.66 x (h)7 cm. Original scanned size: 172 kb JPEG, 600 dpi. Final web-ready size: 22.5 kb. Estimate download time: 9 sec. @ 28.8 kbps. Original TIFF file housed at the Dept. Veterinary Tropical Diseases, University of Pretoria. Metadata assigned by Prof. RC Tustin, Professor Emeritus: DVTD. His academic and professional experience includes: veterinarian for 54 years,
senior lecturer at UP for 7 years, head of Department at UP for 17 years and Veterinary Council for 3 years.