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August 17, 1940

Government Services

JAMA. 1940;115(7):545. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810330051024

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War Department Needs Pathologist and Veterinarian  The U. S. Civil Service Commission announces open competitive examinations for a pathologist (medical) and a veterinarian for the Chemical Warfare Service, War Department, Edgewood Arsenal, Md. The duties of the pathologist will be to examine specimens of pathologic tissue, to interpret and determine gross and microscopic changes produced in men and animals by chemical warfare agents and other toxic agents and to examine and interpret the physical effects of preventive and therapeutic measures for these changes. The veterinarian's duties will be to determine toxic effects as shown from gross pathologic changes induced by various agents in animals, to interpret the transfer of data obtained from animal experiments to man, to supervise the health and treatment of experimental animals and to perform related duties. Competitors will not be required to report for examination at any place but will be rated on the extent of

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