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cover image - Veterinary Immunology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323523462
Publication Date: 12-14-2017
Page Count: 552
Imprint: Saunders
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Veterinary Immunology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 10th Edition

by Ian R Tizard

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

ISBN: 9780323523462
Publication Date: 12-14-2017
Page Count: 552
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $80.99
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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 students and practitioners. This comprehensive text 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. More than 500 vibrantly colored images and wealth of clinical examples work to give students a better understanding of complex topics and concepts and how they come in to play during professional practice.

    • 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.
    • NEW! Updated content covers new T cell subpopulations, newly described interleukins; new approaches to cancer immunotherapy; immunology of fish; and new advances in genomics.
    • NEW! Learning objectives have been added to the beginning of each chapter.
    • NEW! Chapter on commensal bacterial will address the role of commensal bacteria in veterinary immunology and provide convincing explanations for previously poorly understood phenomena.
    • NEW! Information on the pathogenesis and treatment of atopic dermatitis has been added to help inform veterinarians who treat pets with dermatologic conditions.
    • NEW! Revised content on cancer immunology reflects the vast expansion of information that has been uncovered in the past five years.
    • NEW! Expanded information on the role of nutrition in animal immunity offers a rational basis for examining data of those who claim nutritional benefits.
    • NEW! Full-color histologic images replace black and white images to more effectively convey concepts.
  • 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
  • Ian R Tizard, 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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