September 21, 1895

Examination of Water for Sanitary and Technic Purposes.

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By Henry Leffmann, A.M., M.D., Ph.D. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Company. Third Edition. 1895.

JAMA. 1895;XXV(12):507-508. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430380037015

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Dr. Beam, who was associated with Dr. Leffmann in the publication of the earlier editions, is now permanently residing in a distant land and has severed his connection with the work and turned over his copyright privileges to his former associate. The new edition contains little that is not in the second edition. The spelling of certain words has been changed, so that we now have chlorin, chlorid, technic, analytic, etc. From the table of contents we would infer that there was a considerable alteration in the text, but on examination we find merely a rearrangement of the matter. A few paragraphs have been added under the heading of Biologic Examinations and their Interpretation. For instance, citation is made of Vaughan's culture of the bacteria of water at 38 degrees C., to exclude all growths except those that flourish at the body temperature. The Franklands are cited on the differentiation

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