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July 25, 1953

Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods: A Working Manual of Clinical Pathology.

JAMA. 1953;152(13):1284. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.03690130100037

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This standard textbook and reference on clinical laboratory procedures has been brought up-to-date without any major alterations in the content and chapter subdivisions from the preceding edition. The general excellence of previous editions is maintained. A few changes are found in the chapter on the urine, and some new material has been added to the chapter on blood. The chapter on bacteriological methods has been rearranged to conform to nomenclature and classification found in the sixth edition of Bergey's "Manual of Determinative Bacteriology." The chapter on serologic tests for syphilis also has been revised to conform to the techniques published by the U. S. Public Health Service. Technicians, students, and physicians will appreciate the effort of the authors to provide recognized and uniform methods for the clinical laboratory. As in prior editions, the contents are restricted to established procedures, a feature that makes the book particularly useful as a standard

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