1921
Volume 19, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

This is an eminently practical book. It provides a good guide for the technician who wants to learn how to use the bacteriologic and serologic laboratory. It leads him from dealing with infectious material through all the techniques until the final microscopical diagnosis. Technically, it goes clearly beyond the requirements of the course work in most American schools. It provides a clear and practical description of the pitfalls and the frequent mistakes in technique and interpretation of bacteriologic examinations. As the basis for scientific work and training, however, it is clearly not sufficient. It does not have a bibliography, which makes the usefulness of some of the described techniques rather questionable. To give one example, the description of the test to differentiate atypical from human tubercle bacilli is insufficient for the worker who really wants to follow it, and without a bibliography it is, therefore, useless.

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