Veterinary Immunology

Veterinary Immunology

10th Edition - December 27, 2016

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  • Author: Ian R Tizard
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323523493
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323523486

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Exploring the immunologic concerns of both large and small animals, Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction,10th Edition is the only complete resource on immunology for veterinary practitioners. This new edition has been meticulously updated to continue its trend of incorporating the latest advances and topics in the field. It features a straightforward presentation of basic immunologic principles along with thorough and timely information on the most significant immunologic diseases and responses seen in domestic animals.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage clearly explains the general principles of immunology, and provides information on the most significant immunologic diseases and immunologic responses seen in domestic animals and marine mammals.
  • A wealth of clinical examples show how principles will be experienced and addressed in the clinical setting.
  • Educator and student resources on Evolve feature an image collection, enhanced animations, flashcards, content updates, and a test bank for instructors.
  • Improved images clarify new content and enhance your understanding.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Surviving in a Microbial World
    2. Innate Immunity: How to Detect Invaders
    3. Humoral Innate Immunity: Inflammatory Mediators
    4. Humoral Innate Immunity: The Complement System
    5. Cellular Innate Immunity: Neutrophils and Phagocytosis
    6. Cellular Innate Immunity: Macrophages and Recovery from Inflammation
    7. Sickness: The Body’s Innate Responses
    8. How Immune Cells Communicate: Cytokines and Their Receptors
    9. Antigens: Triggers of Adaptive Immunity
    10. Dendritic Cells and Antigen Processing
    11. The Major Histocompatibility Complex
    12. Organs of the Immune System
    13. Lymphocytes
    14. Helper T Cells and Their Response to Antigens
    15. B Cells and Their Response to Antigens
    16. Antibodies: Soluble Antigen Receptors
    17. How Antigen-Binding Receptors Are Made
    18. T Cells and the Destruction of Cell-Associated Invaders
    19. Innate Lymphoid Cells
    20. Regulation of Adaptive Immunity
    21. The Microbiota and the Immune System
    22. Immunity at Body Surfaces
    23. Immunity in the Fetus and Newborn
    24. Vaccines and Their Production
    25. The Use of Vaccines
    26. Immunity to Bacteria and Fungi
    27. Immunity to viruses
    28. Immunity to Parasites
    29. Mast Cell and Eosinophil Mediated Hypersensitivity
    30. Allergic Syndromes
    31. Red Cell Antigens and Antibody-mediated Hypersensitivity
    32. Immune-complexes and Neutrophil-mediated Hypersensitivity
    33. T Cell-mediated Hypersensitivity
    34. Organ Graft Rejection and Pregnancy
    35. Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
    36. Autoimmunity: General Principles
    37. Organ-Specific Autoimmune Diseases
    38. Immune-mediated Inflammatory Diseases
    39. Primary Immunodeficiencies
    40. Secondary Immunological Defects
    41. Drugs and Other Agents that Affect the Immune System
    42. Immunodiagnostic Techniques
    43. Evolution of the Immune System
    GLOSSARY
    INDEX

Product details

  • No. of pages: 552
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2017
  • Published: December 27, 2016
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323523493
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323523486

About the Author

Ian R Tizard

Ian Tizard is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists and a Distinguished Professor of Immunology at Texas A&M University (TAMU). Dr. Tizard earned his Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 1965. He then completed a Bachelor of Science in Pathology and a PhD in immunology. After completing his studies, Dr. Tizard became a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Guelph, where he remained on as a professor until 1982 when he moved to TAMU. Since 1999, Dr. Tizard has been the Richard M. Schubot Chair in Exotic Bird Health at the Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center, where he has been a leader in the research of proventricular dilatation disease and avian bornavirus infection.

Affiliations and Expertise

University Distinguished Professor of Immunology, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, The Texas Veterinary Medical Center, Texas A &M University College Station, Texas, USA

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