On the Origin and Prevalence of Typhoid Fever in the District of Columbia (1907) [+ (1908)]. [2 volumes].
by ROSENAU, Milton Joseph (1869-1946); Leslie Leon LUMSDEN (1875-1946); Joseph Hoeing KASTLE (1864-1916).
Washington D.C.:: Government Printing Office, 1908, 1909., 1908. Report Nos. 2 + 3. Series: Hygienic Laboratory, Bulletin Nos. 44 & 52, May 1908, October 1909. 8vo. 63,  pp. 4 charts, 7 maps. [with]: 160 pp. 10 charts, tables, 7maps, 3 large fold-out maps. Brick-red black-stamped wrappers; 1908 issue with mildly soiled cover. Very good. Rosenau co-founded, in 1913, what would become the Harvard School of Public Health. Kastle, in 1901, invented the Kastle-Meyer presumptive blood test. Lumsden, a self-described "shoe leather" epidemiologist, was one of the first to identify the mosquito as the vector of encephalitis. All graphs and maps are present, including the three 27-inch by 23.75 inch fold out maps of Washington D.C. showing elements of the 1908 typhoid fever epidemic.
(Inventory #: MRM1316)
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