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Title The immune response to infection / edited by Stefan H.E. Kaufmann, Barry T. Rouse, David L. Sacks
Published Washington, DC : ASM Press, ©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 666 pages) : illustrations
Contents Contributors; Preface; The Immune Response to Infection: Introduction; SECTION I: HOST DEFENSE: GENERAL; SECTION II: THE PATHOGENS; SECTION III: INNATE IMMUNITY TO MICROBIAL INFECTIONS; SECTION IV: ACQUIRED IMMUNITY TO MICROBIAL INFECTIONS; SECTION V: PATHOLOGY AND PATHOGENESIS; SECTION VI: EVASION AND SUPPRESSION OF THE ANTIMICROBIAL HOST RESPONSE; SECTION VII: GENETICS OF THE ANTIMICROBIAL HOST RESPONSE; SECTION VIII: AUTOIMMUNITY AND CANCER; SECTION IX: IMMUNE INTERVENTION; SECTION X: THE MAJOR KILLERS (CLINICS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, AND IMMUNE PARAMETERS); Index
Summary With an approach that covers the range from basic research to clinical applications, this book examines the mechanisms of both the innate and adaptive immune systems as they relate to infection and disease. It is recommended equally for researchers and students who focus on the pathogen and those who examine the immune system: immunologists, molecular microbiologists, and clinicians specializing in infectious disease
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Immune response.
Infection.
Adaptive Immunity -- immunology.
Immunity, Innate -- immunology.
Host-Pathogen Interactions -- immunology.
Infection -- immunology.
Form Electronic book
Author Kaufmann, S. H. E. (Stefan H. E.), editor
Rouse, Barry T., editor
Sacks, David Lawrence, editor
LC no. 2010019964
ISBN 1555816878 (electronic bk.)
9781555816872 (electronic bk.)