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May 26, 1951

Clinical Parasitology.

JAMA. 1951;146(4):414. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670040114050

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The authoritative standing of this textbook on clinical parasitology is widely recognized. This edition lives up to its predecessors and includes advances in knowledge of the subject that have been made since the previous edition. Most of the chapters have been revised and new ones added to improve the text and to include new information. A question might be raised regarding the practicality of retaining the separate chapter on nonpathogenic amebas, which are considered significant only in the differential identification of Endameba histolytica. The authors are indebted to Dr. Albert Miller for a new chapter on the control of medically important arthropods, which includes valuable information on the use of insecticidal chemicals. There are some new illustrations, and several of the older ones have been revised.

The book retains the scheme of zoologic classification and the classical textbook style in presenting the information on specific parasitic diseases. It retains also

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