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October 1927

Technique Histo-Bacteriologique Oculaire.

Arch NeurPsych. 1927;18(4):669. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1927.02210040176021

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The field of ophthalmic pathology is so specialized that most treatises on pathologic technic deal cursorily with it; yet unless certain procedures are carried out with care, a preparation results that is practically useless for finer study. D'Autrevaux, Director of Laboratories of the Quinze-Vingts, has collected all the directions for a complete study of diseases of the eye, from removal of specimens at biopsy to the microchemistry of the aqueous humor. Certain references are given in the text to work of various investigators, but more might easily have been added, for in carrying out some of the more complicated technical procedures, the pitfalls and corrections can be learned best from the author who has developed the method, and in that case the original communication must be consulted. Fortunately, the illustrations are small and of the type seen in textbooks on technic during the nineties; the introduction of Morax is an

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