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This is a convenient laboratory manual, systematically presented, and adequately describes the present methods essential for good clinical laboratory work. That portion of the text concerned with the blood includes directions for the usual cytologic examinations, serologic and bacteriologic tests, and also for the quantitative estimation of many of the chemical substances of the blood, such as sugar, urea, total nonprotein nitrogen, creatinin, uric acid, alkaline reserve, chlorids, and oxygen. There are chapters describing the methods for urine analysis, the examination of gastric and duodenal contents, of feces, sputum, body fluids, and also for bacteriologic examinations. This book meets the needs of any clinical laboratory worker, and of physicians who desire interpretation of laboratory reports.
MANUAL OF CLINICAL LABORATORY METHODS.. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1922;30(1):131. doi:10.1001/archinte.1922.00110070134012