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May 26, 1906

Infection, Immunity and Serum Therapy. In Relation to the Infectious Diseases which Attack Man; with Considerations of the Allied Subjects of Agglutination, Precipitation, Hemolysis, etc.

JAMA. 1906;XLVI(21):1632. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02510480060018

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Abstract

This book is a reprint of a series of the much appreciated articles on immunity which appeared anonymously in The Journal during 1905, with a number of additions and such revisions as were made necessary. The type is large and the reading made easy by convenient side headings. The book is divided into two parts, the first dealing with the fundamental principles of infection and immunity, natural and acquired, and the second with the main facts of infection and healing in the various infectious diseases. The author is to be congratulated on the thoroughness, the simplicity, and the clearness with which he presents the intricate and difficult subject largely the outgrowth of the active investigations of the past few years in this field. He has avoided, and we think wisely in a work of this character, any evidence of partisanship as regards the different theories, especially the phagocytic and the

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