Medical Immunology: 6th Edition (Paperback) book cover

Medical Immunology

6th Edition

Edited by Gabriel Virella

CRC Press

488 pages

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With an abundance of illustrations, diagrams, and algorithms, this sixth edition of Medical Immunology provides a reader-friendly review of critical material on the current diagnostic and clinical applications of immunology. Organized into four sections that describe clinical applications, methodological advances, immunological diseases, and innovative interventions, the book leads readers through state-of-the-sciences technologies and demonstrates their implementation in day-to-day clinical practice.

Topics include:

  • The genetics of immunoglobulins

  • Diagnostic immunology

  • Immune complex diseases

  • Immune system modulators

  • Lymphocyte and plasma cell malignancies

  • The diagnosis of immunodeficiencies and secondary immunodeficiencies

  • Applications of immunological assays to clinical diagnosis

  • The diagnosis of disease in which the immune system plays a significant pathogenic role

Edited by a distinguished educator with an extensive research background, the book also reviews the diagnosis, pathogenesis, and management of autoimmune diseases, hypersensitivity diseases, multiple myeloma, and other lymphoid diseases, and primary and secondary immune deficiency diseases.

Table of Contents

"BASIC IMMUNOLOGY. Introduction. Tissues and Cells Involved in the Immune Response.

About the Authors/Editor

Gabriel Virella

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MEDICAL / Immunology