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October 5, 1895

Black on the Urine. The Urine in Health and Disease, and Urinary Analysis. Physiologically and Pathologically Considered

JAMA. 1895;XXV(14):593. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430400037017

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This book is an English printed one, for the use of students. It is very condensed, concise, well illustrated, and will be found extremely useful for those who wish to have in a small compass a recent work on the science of urology. It has been carefully brought down to date and will be found a valuable book of reference on the subject. Practitioners will find it desirable to have a book handy for reference in the examination of specimens. The only defect in it, so far as our observation has extended, is that too little attention has been paid to the examination of urine for bacteria. The bacillus tuberculosis and bacillus ureæ are the only ones mentioned; and no specific directions for tests are given in the book, which we take to be a defect of omission, as in an authoritative work of this kind everything relating to the

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