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October 26, 1940


JAMA. 1940;115(17):1459-1460. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810430049018

COOPERATION OF HEALTH AGENCIES WITH ARMY AUTHORITIES  In Mobilization of a National Guard RegimentTRAVIS P. BURROUGHS, M.D. and ALFRED L. FRECHETTE, M.D. Concord, N. H.At the time of the induction into federal service of one of New Hampshire's National Guard regiments on September 16 the New Hampshire State Board of Health, cooperating with the New Hampshire Tuberculosis Association, the Adjutant General of the state of New Hampshire and the federal military authorities, carried out field laboratory services in the form of chest x-ray examinations, serologic tests of the blood and urinalyses on a total of 1,552 officers and enlisted men. The work had to be completed in nine working days as the regiment was leaving the state on September 26. It was done without delaying or interfering in any way with the army's regular physical examinations, which were done concurrently by the army surgeons.The facilities provided by