December 29, 1934

The Inheritance of Resistance to Bacterial Infection in Animal Species: A Review of the Published Experimental Data

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By A. Bradford Hill. Medical Research Council, Special Report Series, No. 196. Paper. Price, Is. 3d. Pp. 71, with 2 illustrations. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1934.

JAMA. 1934;103(26):2053. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750520055033

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This report, prepared under the direction of the Statistical Committee of the Medical Research Council, consists of an able and critical review of the results of the experimental investigations dealing with the problems of inheritance of resistance or immunity to bacterial infection. The difficulties inherent in work of this kind are emphasized. The report will be of service in the planning of further investigations in its field.

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