Elsevier's Integrated Review Immunology and Microbiology

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access


  • Jeffrey Actor, PhD, Professor, Medical Immunology Course Director, University of Texas-Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas

Effectively merge basic science and clinical skills with Elsevier’s Integrated Review of Immunology and Microbiology, by Jeffrey K. Actor, PhD. This concise, high-yield title in the popular Integrated Review Series focuses on the core knowledge in immunology and microbiology while linking that information to related concepts from other basic science disciplines. Case-based questions at the end of each chapter enable you to gauge your mastery of the material, and a color-coded format allows you to quickly find the specific guidance you need. Online access via www.studentconsult.com - included with your purchase - allows you to conveniently access the book's complete text and illustrations online as well as relevant content from other Student Consult titles. This concise and user-friendly reference provides crucial guidance for the early years of medical training and USMLE preparation.
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Medical students taking an Immunology or Microbiology course or preparing for the USMLE Step 1 exam; students taking a Immunology and Microbiology course in nursing, HP, undergrad/pre-med programs.


Book information

  • Published: November 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-07447-6

Table of Contents

SECTION I Immunology

Chapter 1 Introduction to Immunity and Immune Systems

Chapter 2 Cells and Organs of the Immune System

Chapter 3 Humoral Immunity: Antibody Recognition of Antigen

Chapter 4 T-Cell Immunity

Chapter 5 Role of Major Histocompatibility Complex in the Immune Response

Chapter 6 Innate Immunity

Chapter 7 Adaptive Immune Response and Hypersensitivity

Chapter 8 Immunomodulation

Chapter 9 Immunoassays

Chapter 10 Infection and Immunity

SECTION II Microbiology

Chapter 11 Basic Bacteriology

Chapter 12 Clinical Bacteriology

Chapter 13 Basic Virology

Chapter 14 Clinical Virology

Chapter 15 Mycology

Chapter 16 Parasitology

Case Studies

Case Study Answers