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The authors' purpose is to provide a brief, accurate presentation of the aspects of medical microbiology which are significant in the field of clinical infections and chemotherapy. The book encompasses in 377 pages the basic science of medical microbiology. It includes brief but accurate descriptions of bacterial classification, cytology, metabolism, variation, and methods. There are discussions of environmental bacteriology, immunology and allergy, characteristics of different genera of bacteria, as well as the rickettsiae, viruses, and fungi. References are few and are limited to one page.
Exceptions to general statements and detailed discussion are omitted. The review should not be used
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Review of Medical Microbiology.. Ann Intern Med. 1961;54:1305. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-6-1305_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(6):1305.
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Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
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