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Veterinary Immunology: An introduction

Author: Tizard, Ian R.

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  • ISBN: 9780721601366
  • Author: Tizard, Ian R.
  • Publ Date: 2004-06-17
  • Edition: 7
  • Pages: 512
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS *#
  • Status: O/P
  • ID - 7095

Table of Contents :

1. The Defense of the Body 2. How Inflammation is Triggered 3. Neutrophils and their Products 4. Macrophages and the Later Stages of Inflammation 5. Antigens: Triggers of Acquired Immunity 6. Dendritic Cells and Antigen Processing 7. Acquired Immunity: The Antigen-Presenting Receptors 8. The Organs of the Immune System 9. Lymphocytes 10. Helper T Cells and their Response to Antigen 11. B Cells and their Response to Antigen 12. Cytokines and the Immune System 13. Antibodies - Soluble Forms of BCR 14. The Generation of Antigen-Binding Receptors 15. Innate and Acquired Immunity: The Complement System 16. Immunodiagnostic Techniques 17. T Cell Function and the Destruction of Cell-Associated Invaders 18. Regulation of the Acquired Immune Response 19. Immunity in the Fetus and Newborn 20. Immunity at Body Surfaces 21. Vaccines and their Production 22. The Use of Vaccines 23. Acquired Immunity to Bacteria and Related Organisms 24. Acquired Immunity to Viruses 25. Acquired Immunity to Parasites 26. Type I Hypersensitivity 27. Red Cell Antigens and Type II Hypersensitivity 28. Immune-Complexes and Type III Hypersensitivity 29. Type IV Hypersensitivity: Delayed Hypersensitivity 30. Organ Graft Rejection 31. Resistance to Tumors 32. Autoimmunity: General Principles 33. Organ-Specific Autoimmune Diseases 34. The Systemic Immunological Diseases 35. Primary Immunodeficiencies 36. Secondary Immunological Defects 37. Drugs and Other Agents that Affect the Immune System 38. The Evolution of the Immune System

Description:

Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction has been the veterinary student's book of choice since 1977. The 7th edition continues this tradition and has the added benefit of full-color photos and important new information. Still an excellent first-level textbook for students of veterinary and comparative medicine, this text also assists veterinarians by informing them about recent developments in immunology as they relate to domestic animals.


 

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