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The author states in his preface that his book is "designed to familiarize medical technicians and graduate students with the morphologic alterations of exfoliated cells." It will well accomplish this purpose. It is concise, brief, and, of necessity, somewhat arbitrary, since an author with this stated purpose cannot indulge in lengthy discussion. The chapters cover methods of collection and preparation of specimens and the appearance of normal exfoliated cells and those changes associated with infection, irradiation, and malignancy. There is also a presentation of other components that might be found in the cytologic preparations, such as fungi, bacteria, and urinary
Exfoliative Cytopathology.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:879. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-5-879_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(5):879.
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