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The principal purpose in writing this manual, the author states, was to provide a guide for the medical student through an elementary course in bacteriology. No fault can be found with the result achieved. Special stress is laid on the proper instruction of a student inadequately prepared to comprehend the all-important methods of this comparatively new and rapidly advancing branch of biology. Technical proceedings have been described at the stage of application only. The course as outlined includes all well-known pathogenic bacteria, and acquaints the student with their biologic characteristics in such a way as to enable him to recognize them by the prescribed methods. All directions are given in a clear and concise form and cover the ground of bacteriologic technic. Methods for routine examination of air, water, and milk are also described, with practical dilution tables, applicable to serum work. The chapter treating of yeasts, molds and torulæ
A Laboratory Guide in Bacteriology for the Use of Students, Teachers and Practitioners.. JAMA. 1905;XLV(22):1675. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510220061024
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