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This volume is the twelfth edition of the well known laboratory text by Todd and Sanford. This edition is published with the collaboration of Dr. Benjamin B. Wells as coauthor.
The form and contents of the book are little changed, including sections on urine, blood, clinical chemistry, feces, parasitology, bacteriology, serology, mycology, skin tests, and body fluids.
It remains an adequate text for general use, but many concepts of disease and their relationship to laboratory tests are not fully explained. Recent advances in theory and laboratory confirmation of certain processes notably blood coagulation, have been omitted.
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Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods.. Ann Intern Med. 1953;39:962. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-39-4-962_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;39(4):962.
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