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Blood Relations: Transfusion and the Making of Human Genetics

Jenny Bangham

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226739977
eISBN:
9780226740171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226740171.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Blood Relations explores the relationships between mid-century blood transfusion and the development of human genetics. It focuses on Britain, which established its first national transfusion service ... More


Transfusion and Race in Interwar Europe

Jenny Bangham

in Blood Relations: Transfusion and the Making of Human Genetics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226739977
eISBN:
9780226740171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226740171.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Blood groups were first discovered in 1900; over the next four decades, their meanings and uses were defined by the pressures of war, nationalism, eugenics, and by changing technologies for handling ... More


Celiac Disease

Alison Cassin and Daniel Mallon

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0054
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses celiac disease, including its cause and pathogenesis, biochemical and clinical abnormalities (e.g., serology, histopathology), and factors to be considered in nutritional ... More


Surveillance and diagnostics

Shelly Bolotin, Helen Quinn, and Peter McIntyre

in Pertussis: Epidemiology, Immunology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198811879
eISBN:
9780191850011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811879.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the characteristics and limitations of diagnostic tests for Bordetella pertussis infection, including bacterial culture, polymerase chain reaction, and serology. It then ... More


Other Animals

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The food poisoning hazards presented by domestic food animals and their meat remains an urgent problem in modern public health systems, as does the hygienic regulation of animal husbandry and meat ... More


Network and Knowledge

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at the way in which an influential scientific network became established and operated within the world of Salmonella science in the inter-war period. Publications, correspondence, ... More


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