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October 26, 1901

The Estivo-Autumnal (Remittent) Malarial Fevers.

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By Charles F. Craig, M.D. (Yale), Acting Assistant-Surgeon, U. S. A. Illustrated by 2 Colored Plates and 21 Clinical Charts. Cloth. Pp. 221. Price, $2.50. New York: William Wood & Co. 1901.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(17):1127. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470430051013

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The author has given us in detail a description of certain fevers too little understood by the great mass of the profession. The opportunity presented to him while he was connected with military hospitals at home as well as in Cuba and the Philippines, was well utilized in a systematic and scientific study of the malarial diseases in their protean aspects, the result of which is published in this volume. He gives us an account of the estivo-autumnal parasites, describes them, giving their natural history, or life cycle within the mosquito, their varieties, method of staining, examination, etc. The etiology, pathology, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, methods of infection, etc., of malaria are fully considered. The book is a most interesting addition to the literature on the subject and will be found invaluable to those who are desirous of understanding and thoroughly mastering the facts in regard to malaria. The manner in

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