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June 18, 1927

Tuberculosis: Bacteriology, Pathology and Laboratory Diagnosis with Sections on Immunology, Epidemiology, Prophylaxis and Experimental Therapy.

JAMA. 1927;88(25):1986. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680510044030

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In this book the fields indicated within the broad scope of the title are covered with extraordinary conciseness without sacrifice of important, informing detail. The work represents an excellent selection of the significant. After a brief historical introduction, the subject matter is opened with chapters on the tubercle bacillus, which are properly conventional but at the same time cover recently established contributions to the subject. Chapters on experimental tuberculous infection, reinfection and immunity bring together in a well written section material heretofore widely scattered in the literature of tuberculosis, much of it coming originally from or directly inspired by the laboratories from which this book emanates. Two chapters on the pathologic anatomy of human tuberculosis would be a credit to any textbook of general and special pathology, and have the special merit of making available for general reading some of the authors' own studies, such as the anatomic healing of

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