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Since the appearance of the former edition of this authoritative work, investigation of the feces has become more complex. For this reason the additions to the text and bibliography have been numerous. Especial attention should be directed to the section on the micro-organisms of the feces, as herein may be found a clear discussion of the occurrence and differentiation of the various types of bacteria which are observed in the intestinal tract both in health and disease. The section dealing with the chemical analysis of the feces is also particularly complete, and should lead the worker to a much more complete technic than is usually employed. This work may be recommended to the laboratory worker who has occasion to examine and study the feces, and to the general practitioner who may desire to obtain a better understanding of methods of study, as well as of the proper interpretation of the
Die Fäzes des Menschen im normalen und krankhaften Zustande mit Besonderer Berücksichtigung der klinischen Untersuchungsmethoden. JAMA. 1915;LXIV(22):1869. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02570480065035
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