1921
Volume 20, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Of the existing textbooks, none has the unique characteristics of this manual. It has been carefully planned to have breadth, yet brevity, in scope and treatment. Despite the large number of contributors, most of whom are leaders in the field, the format of each chapter is fairly uniform, albeit that some variation was obviously necessary for certain material.

The introductory section gets right down to the business of describing the ways and means of identifying disease producing organisms. This is followed by sections on the identification of bacteria, fungi, parasites, viruses and rickettsia. There are also concise but ample chapters on antimicrobial agents, serodiagnosis, miscellaneous procedures and finally a section on media, reagents, and stains. Throughout, salient facts are well interspersed with informative tables and illustrations. All of these features make this book a useful and vital source of ready and authorative information.

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