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The field of clinical microbiology has recently seen a striking renewal of interest in re-evaluation of time-honored procedures and development of many new, standardized diagnostic techniques. Much of the impetus for this development stems from the American Society for Microbiology through its programs to upgrade technical and professional skills, and through publications such as this. No doubt some diagnostic laboratories have been slow to adapt to change. The publication of this presently definitive working manual should stimulate all to thoroughly review and up-date their procedures.
This second edition represent a significant improvement over its predecessor. The new version is about
Manual of Clinical Microbiology.. Ann Intern Med. ;82:730. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-5-730_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(5):730.
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