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November 30, 1935

Laboratory Manual of the Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Peiping Union Medical College

JAMA. 1935;105(22):1800. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760480070035

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This manual was designed for service as a practical guide to those diagnostic and analytic laboratory methods in clinical bacteriology and serology which the author has found to be best adapted to the teaching, research and clinical needs of his department. It is free from the objectionable restrictions and divisions that limit the utility, for advanced workers, of manuals written solely for student courses. The material covered is so treated that it is especially useful to those interested in clinical laboratory procedures. Although it lacks illustrations and is too brief for much research use above that for which it was intended, this manual contains useful information not usually found except in comprehensive volumes. The section on laboratory animals is well written and useful, since this subject is usually neglected elsewhere. A table of temperatures, pulse and respiration rates and Scarborough's hematologic chart for normal laboratory animals are included. Procedures are

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