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Clinical Significance of the Blood in Tuberculosis.

Am J Dis Child. 1943;66(4):469-470. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1943.02010220122012.
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This book deals chiefly with the hematologic findings in pulmonary tuberculosis of the reinfection type in different stages of development. It is based on a comprehensive analytic survey of pertinent literature as well as on a total of 6,819 complete blood examinations, which included red and white cell counts and corrected sedimentation rates, performed under standardized conditions on 1,000 consecutive patients. The correlation between variations in the hematologic picture and various manifestations of the disease in different stages of development is ably discussed in detail.

In six separate parts of the book the following topics are given very thorough consideration: (1) the physiology of the blood-forming organs and the cellular response to the tubercle bacillus; (2) the changes in circulating blood cells in tuberculosis; (3) the sedimentation rate; (4) clinical and hematologic data as measures of constitutional reaction; (5) the effect of therapy, exercise and complications on the hematologic picture,

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