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Laboratory Diagnosis and Experimental Methods in Tuberculosis.

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By WILLIS HENRY STUART. , The Johns Hopkins University and Hospital. With a Chapter on Tuberculo-Complement Fixation, by Woolley J. Stanley. , Loomis Sanatorium, Loomis, New York. Introduction by Krause Allen K.. , The Johns Hopkins University. 333 pages, 25 illustrations. Thomas Charles C.. , Springfield; , Illinois-Baltimore, Maryland: , 1928.. Cloth: $3.50: Keratol: $4.25.

Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(8):837-838. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-2-8-837_2
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This book has a twofold purpose. It aims to describe the more important methods of the laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis and to consider some of the more significant procedures and principles involved in the experimental study of the infection. In the first instance it has brought together into one chapter a consideration of the fluids, secretions and excretions of the tuberculous body. Following this, it enters into an exposition of methods for the detection of the tubercle bacillus by staining, isolation and animal inoculation, and gives a description of this microörganism and compares it with other acid-fast bacteria, and deals


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