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November 1941

Microbes Which Help to Destroy Us.

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By Paul W. Allen, D. Frank Holtman and Louise Allen McBee. Price, $3.50. Pp. 540, with 105 illustrations and 13 color plates. St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Company, 1941.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1941;68(5):1042. doi:10.1001/archinte.1941.00200110194019

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Here in semipopular style but with accuracy of fact are told the stories of the principal infectious diseases. The authors use the historical approach, and the biographic material about the great pioneers in bacteriology is pleasantly presented. This book makes ideal vacation reading for the medical student or physician, or even for the intelligent layman.

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