Essential Clinical Immunology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-12
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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The ways in which we can better understand cancer, HIV, and other autoimmune diseases through clinical immunology are of great interest to practitioners from the student level to the advanced PhD. Designed as an introduction for practitioners and residents. This book focuses on the clinical disease-state level of immunology, beginning with the basic concepts and then detailing the immunological aspects of various disease states involving major organs of the body. It explores how we can better understand disease and its treatment through clinical immunology; each chapter concludes with patterns for future research.

Author Biography

John B. Zabriskie (M.D., Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons) is Professor Emeritus and former head of the Laboratory of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology at The Rockefeller University, New York, New York. He has written numerous articles on immunology, microbiology, and neurology.

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsp. vii
Basic Components of the Immune Systemp. 1
Immunological Techniquesp. 21
Immune Regulationp. 33
Immunological Aspects of Infectionp. 45
Immunological Aspects of Immunodeficiency Diseasesp. 61
Autoimmunityp. 91
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemiap. 119
Immunology of HIV Infectionsp. 131
Immunological Aspects of Allergy and Anaphylaxisp. 145
Immunological Aspects of Skin Diseasesp. 163
Experimental Approaches to the Study of Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseasesp. 175
Immunological Aspects of Cardiac Diseasep. 199
Immunological Aspects of Chest Diseases: The Case of Tuberculosisp. 231
Immunological Aspects of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseasep. 251
Immunological Aspects of Endocrine Diseasep. 277
Immune-Mediated Neurological Syndromesp. 293
Immunological Aspects of Renal Diseasep. 313
Immunological Aspects of Transplantationp. 331
Indexp. 349
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