ISBN-10:
1416049894
ISBN-13:
9781416049890
Pub. Date:
02/14/2008
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction / Edition 8

Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction / Edition 8

by Ian R. Tizard PhD, BSc, BVMS

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ISBN-13: 9781416049890
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 02/14/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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. The Complement System

6. Cell Signaling: Cytokines and Their Receptors

7. Antigens: Triggers of Acquired Immunity

8. Dendritic Cells and Antigen Processing

9. The Major Histocompatibility Complex

10. Organs of the Immune System

11. Lymphocytes

12. Helper T Cells and Their Response to Antigen

13. B Cells and Their Response to Antigen

14. Antibodies: Soluble Antigen Receptors

15. How Antigen-Binding Receptors are Made

16. T-Cell Function and the Destruction of Cell-Associated Invaders

17. Regulation of Acquired Immunity

18. Immunity in the Fetus and Newborn

19. Immunity at Body Surfaces

20. Vaccines and Their Production

21. The Use of Vaccines

22. Acquired Immunity to Bacteria and Related Organisms

23. Acquired Immunity to Viruses

24. Acquired Immunity to Parasites

25. Type I Hypersensitivity

26. Red Cell Antigens and Type II Hypersensitivity

27. Immune Complexes and Type III Hypersensitivity

28. Type IV Hypersensitivity: Delayed Hypersensitivity

29. Organ Graft Rejection

30. Resistance to Tumors

31. Autoimmunity: General Principles

32. Organ-Specific Autoimmune Diseases

33. The Systemic Immunological Diseases

34. Primary Immunodeficiencies

35. Secondary Immunological Defects

36. Drugs and Other Agents that Affect the Immune System

37. The Evolution of the Immune System

38. Immunodiagnostic Techniques

Appendix: Annotated List of Selected CD Molecules

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