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Bacteriological studies in the pathology and preventive control of cerebro-spinal fever among the forces during 1915 and 1916.

Great Britain. Medical Research Committee.
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London : H.M.S.O., 1917.

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111 pages ; 25 cm.


At head of title: National Health Insurance. Medical Research Committee.


I. Bacteriological measures adopted for dealing with the military outbreak in February, 1915, and improvements effected as the result of research / by Lieut.-Colonel M. H. Gordon.--II. The definition of the meningococcus / by Lieut.-Colonel Gordon.--III. Report on cerebro-spinal fever in the London district, December, 1915-July, 1916 / by Captain Martin Flack.--IV. Examinations made at the Royal naval college, Greenwich, for meningococcus carriers, with special reference to non-contact cases / by Fleet-Surgeon P. W. Bassett-Smith.--V. Report on the examination of carriers isolated from 10,000 men in the garrison of X. - April-May-June, 1916 / by Lieut. W. J. Tulloch.--VI. Investigations concerning the disinfection of carriers of the meningococcus / by Lieut.-Colonel M. H. Gordon and Captain Martin Flack.--VII. Report on the Supply department of the Central cerebro-spinal fever laboratory for the period February 19th, 1915, to August 18th, 1916 / by Major T. G. M. Hine.--VIII. On the rapid preparation of high-titre agglutinating serum for the meningococcus / by Major T. G. M. Hine.--IX. The inhibitory action of saliva on growth of the meningococcus / by Lieutenant-Colonel Gordon


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