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Agents of Disease and Host Resistance Including the Principles of Immunology, Bacteriology, Mycology, Protozoology, Parasitology and Virus Diseases

JAMA. 1936;106(12):1034-1035. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770120066036.
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This is a comprehensive treatise on the agents of disease and resistance of the host. It embraces the principles of bacteriology, mycology, protozoology, parasitology and virus diseases. It is monographic in scope and completeness, yet in its uniformity and point of view it is much like a comprehensive textbook. This has been achieved by careful editing and organization of material from experienced collaborators, who for the most part have been associated with the author in the same department. The text deals essentially with the principles of the respective subjects and purposely omits technical methods. While this type of organization will distinctly limit its immediate usefulness for the laboratory technician, it will more than compensate for the fundamental knowledge it will impart. The book will probably find its greatest use as a reference work but is a valuable addition to any physician's library. It is adequately illustrated and notably free from

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