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March 30, 1900

Disinfection and Disinfectants. A Treatise on the Best Known Disinfectants, their Use in the Destruction of Disease Germs, with Special Instruction for their Application in the Commonly Recognized Infectious and Contagious Diseases.

JAMA. 1900;XXXVI(13):907. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02470130055028

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This handy manual aims to present clearly the modern methods of disinfection which have come into common usage in recent years, especially since the introduction of formaldehyde and its use in various forms for disinfection. The author has had extended opportunity for practical tests and observations, as the secretary of the Minnesota State Board of Health, and the results of his study of methods employed as presented here are of value.

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