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December 7, 1889

Original Investigations of Cattle Diseases in Nebraska—1886-1888.

JAMA. 1889;XIII(23):830. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02401190036019

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This volume contains articles on "The Southern Cattle Plague and Yellow Fever," in which the author describes some points of resemblance between the two diseases; an article on "The Corn Stalk Disease; "an article on "The So-called Hydrophobia in Cattle;" an article on "Contagious Inflammation of the Cornea in Cattle;" and an article on "A Singular Disease of the Sexual Organs in Cows."

Dr. Billings' labors are too well known and appreciated both at home and abroad to make any extended description of the character of his work necessary. It is sufficient to say that an immense amount of original investigation is embodied in his publications, all of which bear the stamp of the enthusiastic observer. The present volume contains a number of excellent colored plates illustrative of pathological and bacteriological features of the diseases considered.

In a final note Dr. Billings alludes to the closing of his work

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