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This textbook is designed to give the medical student, intern, resident, clinical pathologist, and teacher of medicine information on how best to use the clinical laboratory in differential diagnosis and in following the course of disease in patients. This new edition is published with extensive revisions and additions. It has 25 chapters as follows: blood techniques (L. W. Diggs); blood cells and bone marrow examinations (L. W. Diggs); anemias, erythrocytoses, hemoglobinurias, and abnormal hemoglobin compounds (L. W. Diggs); laboratory tests in the diagnosis and management of hemorrhagic and thromboembolic diseases (L. W. Diggs); diseases primarily affecting leukocytes (I. Davidsohn); blood groups and significant tests (I. Davidsohn); blood chemistry (C. Cohn and A. Kaplan); hepatic tests (C. Cohn and A. Kaplan); assay of chemotherapeutic and antibiotic agents (A. Milzer); diagnosis of viral and rickettsial disease (A. Milzer); immunologic tests (R. McBurney); medical bacteriology (A. Milzer); medical mycology (E. S. Moss and
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