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The Immune Response to Infection | Hardcover

by Stefan H. E. Kaufmann (Editor), Barry T. Rouse (Editor), David L. Sacks (Editor)


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Binding:  Hardcover
Publisher:  ASM Press
Edition:  1st Edition
Page Count:  666 Pages
Publication Date:  November 30, 2010
Sales Rank:  3508581st


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Examines the mechanisms of both the innate and adaptive immune systems as they relate to infection and disease. Explores the underlying mechanisms of immunity and the many sequelae of host-pathogen interactions, ranging from the sterile eradication of the invader, to controlled chronic infection, to pathologic corollaries of the host-pathogen crosstalk. Discusses the pathogenesis of certain autoimmune disorders and cancers that are induced by infectious agents but then become independent of the infection process. Serves as a resource for immunologists, molecular microbiologists, infectious disease clinicians, researchers, and students.

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