The Lancet, Volume 2, Part 1 (Google eBook)

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J. Onwhyn, 1906 - Medicine
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Page 33 - The University of Manchester has taken the important and highly commendable step of commencing the publication of the archives of its Public Health Laboratory, and has issued, under the able and judicious editorship of Professor Sheridan Delepine, the first volume of a series that promises to be of no small interest and value alike to members of the medical profession and to those of the laity. . . . Original communications bearing upon diseases which are prevalent in the districts surrounding Manchester,...
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Page 183 - ... or puerperal, and includes as respects any particular -district any infectious disease to which this Act has been applied by the local authority of the district in manner provided by this Act.
Page 33 - Delepine, the first volume of a series that promises to be of no small interest and value alike to members of the medical profession and to those of the laity . . . Original communications bearing upon diseases which are prevalent in the districts surrounding Manchester, or dealing with food- and water-supplies, air, disposal of refuse, sterilisation and disinfection and kindred subjects, will be published in future volumes ; and it is manifest that these, as they successively appear, will form a...
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Page 14 - I have found, in conjunction with Captain Stewart Douglas, that there exists in the normal serum, and there exists in larger quantity in the serum of the successfully inoculated patient, an element which enters into chemical combination with the staphylococcus, the tubercle bacillus, or other micro-organism, in such a manner as to prepare it for phagocytosis.

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