ISBN 9780702045486,Immunology: With Student Consult Online Access

Immunology: With Student Consult Online Access



Elsevier Publishing Company

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9780702045486

ISBN-10 0702045489

Paper Back

Edition 8th
Number of Pages 464 Pages
Language (English)


About the Book: Immunology, International Edition: With Student Consult Online Access: 8th Edition Principles and Practice of Surgery is the surgical companion textbook to the international medical bestseller Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine which is widely used across the Indian sub-continent, Africa and the Middle East It is a comprehensive textbook for the surgical student, guiding the reader through key core surgical topics which are encountered throughout the medical curriculum as well as in subsequent clinical practice. Although sharing the same format and style as Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine, this text is complete in itself, thus enabling the student to appreciate both the medical and surgical implications of diseases encountered in surgical wards. Contents: Section 1. Components of the Immune System 1. Introduction to the Immune System 2. Cells, Tissues and Organs of the Immune System 3. Antibodies 4. Complement 5. T Cell Receptors and MHC Molecules Section 2. Modes of Immune Response 6. Mechanisms of Innate Immunity 7. Mononuclear Phagocytes in Immune Defence 8. Antigen Presentation 9. Cell Cooperation in the Antibody Response 10. Cell-Mediated Cytotoxicity 11. Regulation of the Immune Response 12. Immune Responses in Tissues Section 3. Defence Against Infectious Agents 13. Immunity to Viruses 14. Immunity to Bacteria and Fungi 15. Immunity to Protozoa and Worms 16. Primary Immunodeficiencies 17. AIDS, Secondary Immunodeficiency and Immunosuppression 18. Vaccination Section 4. Immune Responses Against Tissues 19. Immunological Tolerance 20. Autoimmunity and Autoimmune Disease 21. Transplantation and Rejection 22. Immunity to Cancers Section 5. Hypersensitivity 23. Immediate Hypersensitivity (Type I) 24. Hypersensitivity (Type II) 25. Hypersensitivity (Type III) 26. Type IV Hypersensitivity Explanations for Critical Thinking and Case Studies Appendices 1. Major Histocompatibility Complex 2. Recognized CD Markers of Hemopoi