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Urine and Urinalysis.

JAMA. 1933;101(12):953. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740370057036.
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In this small book the author presents the approved laboratory methods of urinalysis together with a proper evaluation of the practical value of the results obtained from the various tests. He rightly emphasizes in his preface the importance of the closest cooperation between the physician and the laboratory worker. The relative value of the different tests and the practical importance of the knowledge gained from each are emphasized throughout the book. Part I discusses the structure and function of the kidney, the physical characteristics of the urine, its chemical composition, and abnormal constituents of urine. Part II contains the qualitative and quantitative tests and microscopic examination. Part III includes special tests and discusses urinary calculi, tests infrequently performed or of doubtful clinical value, and tests for kidney function. An appendix describes apparatus used occasionally in urinalysis, as colorimeter, nephelometer and spectroscope. There is also a list of reagents. Physicians, technicians

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