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Max Levine - bibliography

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American bacteriologist, born April 4, 1889, Poland; died 1967.


  • Lactose fermenting bacteria and their significance in water analysis. Ames, 1921.
  • An introduction to laboratory technique in bacteriology. New York, 1927.
  • A compilation of culture media for the cultivation of microorganisms.
    With H. Schoenlein. Baltimore, 1930.

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