Textbook of Immunology

by SK Mohanty, K Sai Leela, P Veerendra Kumar Reddy

This book discusses various topics of basic and applied immunology with the help of illustrative graphics and colored diagrams, providing important details on the subject. Topics discussed in detail include a short history of immunology, host-microbe relationship and disease process, immunity, antigen, antigen recognition molecules, antigen-antibody reactions, complement system, cells and tissues of the immune system, and immune response. Other topics discussed include hypersensitivity reactions, autoimmunity, immunodeficiency disorders, tumor immunology, transplantation immunology, immunohematology, immunoprophylaxis vaccines, and immunity in parasitic, viral and bacterial infections. The inclusion of host parasite relationship in the book provides students with basic knowledge about the determinants of pathogenicity before the study of immune response produced against them. The book is an effort to help today’s immunology students in acquiring a familiarity with immune system that will help them to become doctors, researchers, and teachers.

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Author
1. Mohanty SK
2. Leela K Sai
3. Reddy P Veerendra Kumar
Author's Affiliation
1. Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally, Nalgonda (AP) India
2. Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally, Nalgonda (AP) India
Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally, Nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh, India
3. Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally, Nalgonda (AP) India
ISBN
9788184480610
Speciality
Microbiology and Immunology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10915
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2007
Pages
216
Book Type
Textbook

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