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October 26, 1940

The Louse: An Account of the Lice Which Infest Man, Their Medical Importance and Control

JAMA. 1940;115(17):1479. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810430069030

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The existence of war conditions makes more important than previously complete information regarding the dissemination of lice of the body, the head and the pubis, and also of methods of prevention and control. The little book by Dr. Buxton is probably the most complete available and is certainly an authoritative contribution. It covers every aspect of the subject and in the appendix provides details of the technic to be used in research as well as a complete bibliography and a good index.

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