Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction / Edition 7

Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction / Edition 7

by Ian R. Tizard, Richard M. Schubot, Richard M. Schubot
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721601367

ISBN-13: 9780721601366

Pub. Date: 05/11/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The only complete resource on the subject, Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction has been the veterinary immunology book of choice since 1977. This seventh edition continues the tradition by serving as an excellent introduction to veterinary immunology and comparative medicine. Plus, it is completely revised and updated, featuring full-color drawings and photographs

Overview

The only complete resource on the subject, Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction has been the veterinary immunology book of choice since 1977. This seventh edition continues the tradition by serving as an excellent introduction to veterinary immunology and comparative medicine. Plus, it is completely revised and updated, featuring full-color drawings and photographs along with the latest developments in veterinary immunology for domestic animals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721601366
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/11/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1The Defense of the Body1
2How Inflammation Is Triggered10
3Neutrophils and Their Products24
4Macrophages and the Later Stages of Inflammation35
5Antigens: Triggers of Acquired Immunity49
6Dendritic Cells and Antigen Processing56
7Acquired Immunity: the Antigen-Presenting Receptors67
8Organs of the Immune System78
9Lymphocytes92
10T Helper Cells and Their Response to Antigen105
11B Cells and Their Response to Antigen117
12Cytokines and the Immune System133
13Antibodies: Soluble Forms of BCR145
14Generation of Antigen-Binding Receptors155
15Innate and Acquired Immunity: The Complement System169
16Immunodiagnostic Techniques181
17T-Cell Function and the Destruction of Cell-Associated Invaders198
18Regulation of the Acquired Immune Response209
19Immunity in the Fetus and Newborn221
20Immunity at Body Surfaces234
21Vaccines and Their Production247
22The Use of Vaccines260
23Acquired Immunity to Bacteria and Related Organisms272
24Acquired Immunity to Viruses281
25Acquired Immunity to Parasites293
26Type I Hypersensitivity308
27Red Cell Antigens and Type II Hypersensitivity324
28Immune Complexes and Type III Hypersensitivity332
29Type IV Hypersensitivity: Delayed Hypersensitivity343
30Organ Graft Rejection352
31Resistance to Tumors364
32Autoimmunity: General Principles378
33Organ-Specific Autoimmune Diseases386
34The Systemic Immunological Diseases400
35Primary Immunodeficiencies413
36Secondary Immunological Defects428
37Drugs and Other Agents That Affect the Immune System441
38The Evolution of the Immune System449
AppendixAnnotated List of Selected CD Molecules463
Glossary467

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