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The more we investigate diseases in lower animals the more closely we find them related to diseases in man. Many contagious diseases are suspected of being transmitted by domestic animals. Animal parasites commonly have for host during part of their life cycle some lower animal; and possibly certain acute diseases of unknown etiology are perpetuated by existence in animal hosts at times when human hosts are not available. Recent developments in regard to transmission of disease by insects, and also the current investigations on tumor biology which are being carried out with tumors in the lower animals, have caused pathologists to take a more active interest in veterinary medicine than ever before, and constantly to need books of reference on this subject. The book at hand is a good translation of a standard text-book on the pathology of domestic mammals, and undoubtedly has much merit for the use of veterinary
Friedberger AND Fröhner's Veterinary PATHOLOGY. JAMA. 1908;LI(17):1444. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540170060021
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