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This is a complete treatment of the subject of amebiasis and amebic dysentery, by a well known authority in this field. The 12 chapters cover the etiology, epidemiology, pathology, symptomatology, complications and sequelae, diagnosis, complement-fixation test, prognosis and prophylaxis, and finally the treatment of the disease. Each one of these 12 chapters concludes with an extensive bibliography.
This book was most timely, appearing as it did very shortly after the outbreak of amebic dysentery following the Chicago World Fair. Its lasting usefulness, however, is well assured, for according to the statistical figures, contained in the chapter on epidemiology, between 5
Amebiasis and Amebic Dysentery.. Ann Intern Med. ;9:492. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-4-492_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(4):492.
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