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Virus and Rickettsial Diseases.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1952;84(1):140. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1952.02050010156022.
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This is an excellent book and can be highly recommended. It should be especially valuable as a concise reference for recent opinion regarding the nature of the virus and the epidemiology of virus and rickettsial disease. The authors are internationally known British authorities and write with their usual clarity. Of particular interest are the introductory chapters by Prof. Bedson on immunity and pathogenesis. The animal origin of viral and rickettsial disease, with all its implications, is emphasized. The specific diseases are covered in individual chapters by the other authors. Only brief mention is made of the clinical characteristics, which allows more space to be devoted to the aspects of disease in which there has been recent progress. The sections on laboratory diagnosis are particularly complete. This volume will be of particular interest to students, investigators, and teachers. However, the practicing physician should read this book to bring himself up to

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