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Clinicians responsible for the day-to-day routine aspects of diagnosis and treatment of infections in man must broaden their concept of infectious diseases upon reading this book.
In the early chapters, which deal freely with some facts, indirect evidence, deductive reasoning and many hypotheses, the evolution of infectious elements (and therefore infectious diseases) on earth are traced approximately from the time of the first biologic event to the present day. Consideration is given to the emergence of free-living and parasitic organisms and their interrelationships with the developing order of primates. Explanations are given for the inevitable infestations and infections of Homo
Infectious Diseases: Their Evolution and Eradication.. Ann Intern Med. ;69:181–182. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-1-181_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(1):181-182.
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