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Most clinicians have an interest in laboratory methods. Many have their own laboratory. A new manual of laboratory procedures, like a new cook book, is therefore of general interest. New recipes may be useful.
My interest is chiefly in hematology, so I immediately turned to the index for a "new method" for serum iron. No index, like most cook books. A table of contents runs through the first six pages. The headings are Chemistry, Endocrinology, Blood Bank, Hematology, Histology, Bacteriology, Serology, and Miscellaneous. Under Chemistry there is a method for plasma hemoglobin, but iron is not listed. The leukocyte alkaline
CRC Manual of Clinical Laboratory Procedures.. Ann Intern Med. ;73:879. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-5-879_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(5):879.
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