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Fighting Infection

Conquests of the Twentieth Century

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674330399

Publication Date: 01/01/1977

339 pages


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  • Preface
  • 1. The Field of Battle
  • 2. Control by Public Health Measures
  • 3. Prevention by Immunization
  • 4. Treatment with Serum
  • 5. Streptococcal Infections
  • 6. Tuberculosis
  • 7. The Venereal Diseases
  • 8. The Sulfonamides
  • 9. Penicillin
  • 10. Streptomycin and the Chemotherapy of Tuberculosis
  • 11. Other Diseases and Other Antibiotics
  • 12. The Newer Vaccines
  • 13. The Continuing War
  • Notes
  • Index

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