Efisio Arru

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Efisio Arru (Siligo, 1927 – Sassari, 2000) was an Italian scientist, from Sardinia.[1] He graduated from the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Sassari in 1957, and in 1978 was appointed Professor of Parasitology at that university. Efisio Arru played a role in the study of parasitology in Italy,[2] in particular the study and the fight against Echinococcus.


  1. ^ Garippa, Giovanni (2005), Ricordo di Efisio Arru [Remembering Efisio Arru] (in Italian), Comune di Siligo .
  2. ^ Urbani, C. (2004), Le malattie dimenticate. Poesia e lavoro di un medico in prima linea [Neglected diseases: poetry and work of a doctor at the front lines] (in Italian), Milano, p. 179, ISBN 88-07-17095-7 .