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November 18, 1893

Manual of Bacteriology for Practitioners and Students, with Special Reference to Practical Methods.

JAMA. 1893;XXI(21):783. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420730033020

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The present is practically a new edition in English of Prof. Schenk's " Grundriss der Bacteriologie" published recently in Germany. The work includes chapters on the general morphology and biology of microörganisms, apparatus and re-agents, nutrient materials and methods of cultivation, examination of microörganisms under the microscope, bacteriologic analyses of air, water, earth and putrefying substances, pus. organs and cavities of the body and their contents, respiratory tract, and in articles of diet. In the Appendix, by the translator, is an account of Haffkine's alleged vaccination against Asiatic cholera, account of the parasitic protozoa, the action of light on microörganisms, and various formulæ. The work is printed on first quality of paper, the illustrations are good, and it forms an instructive addition to bacteriologic research.

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