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This well-written and well-illustrated monograph attempts to cover completely the subject of amebiasis. The combined efforts of the three authors results in an agreeable discussion of the subject throughout its six chapters.
The chapter on etiology and pathogenesis is especially well presented showing tables of statistical data and excellent photography at every step of the discussion. On epidemiology, the authors present interesting statistical data collected by the U. S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. They stressed the importance of the water sources and the role of food handlers in spreading the disease.
Twenty-two pages are devoted
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Amebiasis: A Biomedical Problem.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;63:733. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-4-733_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(4):733.
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