December 1940

Brucellosis in Man and Animals.

Author Affiliations

By I. Forest Huddleson, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., Research Professor in Bacteriology, Michigan State College; A. V. Hardy, M.S., M.D., Dr.P.H., Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical School; J. E. Debono, M.D., M.R.C.P., Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Royal University of Malta; Ward Giltner, D.V.M., M.S., Dr.P.H., Dean of Veterinary Division and Professor of Bacteriology, Michigan State College. Price, $3.50. Pp. 339, with 41 illustrations. New York: The Commonwealth Fund, 1939.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1940;66(6):1358. doi:10.1001/archinte.1940.00190180170016

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The Commonwealth Fund has financed the publication of many excellent monographs. Included among this splendid group is the book by Huddleson and his contributing authors on "Brucellosis in Man and Animals," a revision of the manual "Brucella Infections in Animals and Man," which came out in 1934. The revision is much larger and much more inclusive than the original volume. The initial forty-five pages of the book have to do with the bacteriology of the genus Brucella. This section is valuable to the laboratory worker and to the clinician, for it contains many excellent suggestions and much information concerning this interesting group of bacteria. To the clinician the next hundred pages are of primary importance, for they give a thorough and complete presentation of the important features of the disease brucellosis. After this is a section devoted to brucellosis in Malta, and then follows a section on treatment. The last

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