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Infection & Immunity [Paperback]

John Playfair , Gregory Bancroft
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Table of Contents

  • <b>The infectious organisms</b>
  • 1: Introduction: parasites, pathogens, and immunity
  • 2: Viruses
  • 3: Bacteria
  • 4: Fungi
  • 5: Protozoa
  • 6: Helminths (worms)
  • 7: Ectoparasites
  • 8: Prions
  • 9: Disease: virulence and susceptibility
  • <b>The immune system</b>
  • 10: Defence, immunity, the immune system
  • 11: External defences: entry and exit
  • 12: Innate immunity
  • 13: How pathogens escape innate immunity
  • 14: Disease due to innate immunity
  • 15: Immunodeficiency I: primary defects of innate immunity
  • 16: Adaptive immunity: introduction
  • 17: B cells and antibody
  • 18: T cells and the MHC
  • 19: The antibody response
  • 20: Cell-mediated responses
  • 21: Regulation of immune responses and memory
  • 22: How pathogens escape adaptive immunity
  • 23: Disesase due to adaptive immunity I: hypersenstivity
  • 24: Disease due to adaptive immunity II: autoimmunity
  • 25: Immunodeficiency II: primary defects of adaptive immunity
  • 26: Immunodeficiency III: secondary immunodeficiency and AIDS
  • <b>The host-pathogen balance</b>
  • 27: Epidemiology
  • 28: Control of infectious disease: vaccination
  • 29: Control of infectious disease: chemotherapy
  • 30: Control of infectious disease: public health measures
  • 31: Viral and prion disease and immunity
  • 32: Bacterial disease and immunity
  • 33: Fungal disease and immunity
  • 34: Protozoal disease and immunity
  • 35: Helminth disease and immunity
  • 36: Ectoparasites and immunity
  • 37: Emerging and future infectious diseases

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