This new edition has been fully revised to provide the most up to date information in the field of immunology.
Beginning with a brief history of the subject, the following chapters cover all aspects of immunology, from basic immunity and antigens, to immunodeficiency disorders including HIV, tumour immunology, and transplantation immunology.
This concise second edition is highly illustrated with detailed graphics, colour diagrams, charts and tables, and each chapter features study questions and suggestions for further reading.
Fully revised, second edition, providing latest information on complete field of immunology
Highly illustrated with graphics, diagrams, charts and tables
Study questions and further reading suggestions included in each chapter
Previous edition published in 2007
SK Mohanty MD Professor and Head of Microbiology, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India K Sai Leela MD Professor of Microbiology, Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally, Nalgonda Andhra Pradesh, India
A Short History of Immunology Host-microbe Relationship and Disease Process Immunity Antigen Antigen Recognition Molecules Antigen-antibody Reactions Complement System Cells and Tissues of the Immune System Immune Response Immunological Tolerance Hypersensitivity Autoimmunity Immunodeficiency Disorders Tumor Immunology Transplantation Immunology Immunohematology Immunoprophylaxis Vaccines Immunity in Parasitic, Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Infections