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May 31, 1919

Tuberculosis of the Lymphatic System.

JAMA. 1919;72(22):1636. doi:10.1001/jama.1919.02610220054030

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This book is written in a rather fluent style and is devoted largely to a random, and, not infrequently, second-hand review of the literature bearing on the subject of tuberculosis of the lymphatic system. It does not deal with the results of any investigative work on the part of the author except so far as it summarizes his experience in the treatment of lymphatic tuberculosis with tuberculin. The influence an attack of measles may have on the tuberculin reaction is not stated correctly, and no mention is made of the fact that the reaction may be suspended on account of measles. The word toxin is used rather loosely.

In the earlier chapters the capitalization is sometimes rather freaky, quite a few of the names of authors quoted are misspelled, and the references are given in a most haphazard sort of a way. While there are many defects the parts dealing

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