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June 4, 1932

Klinische Mikroskopie: Atlas und Leitfaden.

JAMA. 1932;98(23):2013. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730490059034

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During the past year, many books on laboratory diagnosis have been offered to the medical profession. In each case the author has sought to justify his effort by some new departure in presenting the subject. The present work deals exclusively with microscopic investigations of blood, puncture fluids, secretions, excretions and products of diseased organs. The text differs in no way from the material found in any of the recent comprehensive works on laboratory diagnosis except that continuity is preserved by omitting everything but clinical microscopy. The book is concise and contains the essential information which the physician should know of the clinical material usually submitted for laboratory examination. It would seem that in a textbook of this nature a chapter on microscopy in general could have been added profitably. The author devotes quite a large chapter to the examination of feces, but it is doubtful whether the information presented justifies