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An amazing amount of valuable information is contained in this small volume. Included are: A chapter listing the usual tests required by the various general and special hospital services, chapters on urinalysis (including diagnosis of pregnancy), on hematology, blood chemistry, gastric analysis, feces and intestinal parasites, puncture fluid examination and cerebrospinal fluid, sputum, bacteriology, water and milk examination, serology, basal metabolism, allergy tests, poisons and foreign substances, surgical pathology, and a chapter of formulae and a table of normal values.
Precautions to be observed in the collection of specimens and performance of tests are emphasized. A succinct statement of interpretation
Synopsis of Clinical Laboratory Methods.. Ann Intern Med. 1938;11:1356. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-7-1356_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(7):1356.
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