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March 27, 1915

A Practical Text-Book of Infection, Immunity and Specific Therapy with Special Reference to Immunologic Technic.

JAMA. 1915;LXIV(13):1098. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02570390058028

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So rapid have been the advances of the last two decades in this particular department of medicine that there has been obvious need for gathering the enormous literature into a single volume. The work serves a threefold purpose: It aims to give practitioners and students an account of our present knowledge of infection and immunity; to serve as a guide to the various immunologic methods for laboratory workers, and to outline a course for students. The author says that an attempt has been made not to cover all the literature but to state concisely the well-established facts, and, in the case of more recent subjects, to give the principal references to the literature. The laboratory course given in the book is based on the courses given by the author in the University of Pennsylvania and in the Philadelphia Polyclinic.

The book is well illustrated with numerous striking halftones and colored

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