Medical Immunology Made Memorable

2nd Edition

Editors:

  • John Playfair
  • P. Lydyard
    • Print ISBN 9780443064296

    Table of Contents

    Basic Immunology
    Introduction and Natural Immunity
    Defence Mechanisms (1)
    Defence Mechanisms (2)
    Phagocytosis
    Complement
    The Acute-phase Response/Interferon
    Mast Cells and Inflammation/Natural Killer Cells
    Tutorial 1
    Adaptive Immunity - Lymphocytes
    The Lymphocyte and Lymphoid Tissue
    B and T Lymphocytes
    The Mucosal Immune System
    Recognition Molecules
    Self versus Non-Self Discrimination
    Antibody
    Tutorial 2
    Adaptive Immunity - The Immune Response
    Lymphocyte Activation and Clonal Selection
    Adaptive Responses ñ Antibody
    Adaptive Responses ñ T Cells and Cell-mediated Immunity
    Cytokines
    Disposal Mechanisms ñ Cytotoxicity
    Immunity to Infection ñ Host Defence Mechanisms
    Immunity to Infection ñ Parasite Escape Mechanisms
    Tutorial 3
    Immunopathology
    Acute and Chronic Inflammation
    Hypersensitivity
    Autoimmunity
    Infectious Disease
    Transplant Rejection
    Immunodeficiency
    Tutorial 4
    Clinical Immunology
    Immunology in Medicine
    Respiratory Disease
    The Gut and Liver
    Endocrine Disease
    Renal Disease
    The Eye and Nervous System
    Skin Disease
    Connective Tissue Diseases (1)
    Connective Tissue Diseases (2)
    Blood Diseases
    Infectious Diseases
    Vaccination
    Acquired immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
    Clinical Aspects of HLA
    Malignant Disease
    Drugs and the Immune System
    Tutorial 5
    Investigating the Immune System
    Immunodeficiency/Tumours of the Immune System
    Allergy and Autoimmunity/The Transplant Patient

    Appendices
    The Language of Immunology
    Some Useful Abbreviations
    Cluster of Differentiation (CD) Antigens
    Changes in Circulating Lymphocytes Populations and Serum
    Immunoglobulin Levels with Age

    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    120
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2000
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443064296