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This book is a brief treatise on the diagnosis and treatment of syphilis by two qualified specialists in this field of endeavor. It is comprehensive in its coverage and has much to recommend it. The authors emphasize the necessity for darkfield examination of fresh specimens and not the paraffin sealed capillary tubes. Delayed examinations of this type are valueless. The chapters on pathology and immunity are brief but satisfactory and carry the necessary amount of information for the practicing physician. In the chapter on biological false-positive serological tests for syphilis the authors state that Yaws, Pinta and Bejel cause biological
Syphilis.. Ann Intern Med. 1952;36:1553–1554. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-6-1553_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(6):1553-1554.
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