Elsevier's Integrated Review Immunology and Microbiology

2nd Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors: Jeffrey Actor
Print ISBN: 9780323074476
eBook ISBN: 9780323240352
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 30th November 2011
Page Count: 192


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.

Key Features

  • Spend more time reviewing and less time searching thanks to an extremely focused, "high-yield" presentation.
  • Gauge your mastery of the material and build confidence with case-based and USMLE-style questions that provide effective chapter review and quick practice for your exams.
  • Access the full contents online at www.studentconsult.com where you'll find the complete text and illustrations, "Integration Links" to bonus content in other Student Consult titles, an interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources, and much more!

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


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About the Author

Jeffrey Actor

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Medical Immunology Course Director, University of Texas-Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas