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December 26, 1914

Pathogenic Micro-Organisms. A Practical Manual for Students, Physicians and Health Officers.

JAMA. 1914;LXIII(26):2314. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02570260050040

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In this edition of the well-known book of Park and Williams the material has been rearranged in order to bring more closely together all of the pathogenic organisms. Part I deals with the general characteristics and methods of study of all the micro-organisms considered (molds, yeasts, bacteria and protozoa); Part II includes the study of the individual pathogenic organisms, while Part III presents certain practical aspects of the subject under the title "Applied Microbiology." The subject of immunity has been extensively discussed. A new chapter on filterable viruses has been inserted. This is one of the most practical books at the disposal of the general or special worker, although not so extensive as some. The sections on technic are much more exhaustive than are usually found in general works on bacteriology, while the subject-matter is written with direct appeal to the physician and health officer. The enormous practical experience of

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