Princeton University Library Catalog

Clinical immunology : principles and practice / edited by Robert R. Rich ... [et al.].

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
St. Louis, Mo. ; London : Mosby, 2008.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
xxxiv, 1578 p. : ill. (some col.) 26 cm.
Notes:
Previous ed.: 2001.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Pt. 1. Fundamental Principles of the Immune Response -- 1. The human immune response -- 2. Organization of the immune system -- 3. Innate immunity -- 4. Antigen receptor genes, gene products, and co-receptors -- 5. The major histocompatibility complex -- 6. Antigens and antigen processing -- 7. Antigen-presenting cells and antigen presentation -- 8. B-cell development and differentiation -- 9. T-cell development -- 10. Cytokines and cytokine receptors -- 11. Chemokines and chemokine receptors -- 12. Lymphocyte adhesion and trafficking -- 13. T-cell activation and tolerance -- 14. Programmed cell death in lymphocytes -- Pt. 2. Host Defense Mechanisms and Inflammation -- 15. Immunoglobulin function -- 16. Regulatory T cells -- 17. Helper T-cell subsets and control of the inflammatory response -- 18. Cytotoxic lymphocyte function and natural killer cells -- 19. Host defenses at mucosal surfaces -- 20. Complement and complement deficiencies -- Pt. 3. Infection and Immunity -- 21. Phagocyte deficiencies -- 22. Mast cells, basophils and mastocytosis -- 23. Eosinophils and eosinophilia -- 24. Immune response to extracellular bacteria -- 25. Immune responses to intracellular bacteria -- 26. Immune responses to spirochetes -- 27. Immune responses to viruses -- 28. Immune responses to protozoans -- 29. Immune responses to helminths -- Pt. 4. Immunologic Deficiencies -- 30. Evaluation of the immunodeficient patient -- 31. Infections in the immunocompromised host -- 32. Development of the fetal and neonatal immune system -- 33. Aging and the immune system -- 34. Primary antibody deficiencies -- 35. Primary T-cell immunodeficiencies -- 36. Inherited disorders of IFN-y-, IFN-[alpha]/[beta]-, and NF-kB-mediated immunity -- 37. HIV infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome -- 38. Immunodeficiency due to congenital, metabolic, infectious, surgical, and environmental factors -- Pt. 5. Allergic Diseases -- 39. Pathogenesis of asthma -- 40. Management of the asthmatic patient -- 41. Rhinitis and sinusitus -- 42. Urticaria, angiodema, and anaphylaxis -- 43. Allergic reactions to stinging and biting insects -- 44. Atopic and contact dermatitis -- 45. Food allergy -- 46. Eosinophil-associated gastrointestinal disorders (EGID) -- 47. Allergic disorders of the eye -- 48. Drug hypersensitivity -- 49. Occupational and environmental allergic disorders -- Pt. 6. Systemic Immune Diseases -- 50. Mechanisms of autoimmunity -- 51. Systemic lupus erythematosus -- 52. Rheumatoid arthritis -- 53. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- 54. Sjogren's syndrome -- 55. Systemic sclerosis -- 56. Inflammatory muscle diseases -- 57. Spondyloarthritis -- 58. Small- and medium-vessel primary vasculitis -- 59. Large-vessel vasculitides -- 60. Autoinflammatory fever syndromes -- 61. Antiphospholipid syndrome -- Pt. 7. Organ Specific Inflammatory Disease -- 62. Immunohematologic disorders -- 63. Bullous diseases of the skin and mucous membranes -- 64. Myasthenia gravis -- 65. Multiple sclerosis -- 66. Autoimmune peripheral neuropathies -- 67. Immunologic renal diseases -- 68. Inflammation and atherothrombosis -- 69. Autoimmune thyroid diseases -- 70. Diabetes and related autoimmune diseases -- 71. Immunologic lung diseases -- 72. Sarcoidosis -- 73. Immunologic ocular disease -- 74. Immunologic disease of the gastrointesinal tract -- 75. Inflammatory hepatobiliary cirrhosis -- Pt. 8. Neoplasia and the Immune System -- 76. Lymphoid leukemias -- 77. Lymphomas including Hodgkin lymphoma -- 78. Monoclonal gammopathies -- 79. Tumor immunology and immunotherapy -- Pt. 9. Transplantation -- 80. Concepts and challenges in transplantation: rejection, immunosuppression and tolerance -- 81. Challenges and potentials of xenotransplantation -- 82. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for malignant diseases -- 83. Stem cell transplantation and immune reconstitution in immunodeficiency -- 84. Thymic reconstitution -- Pt. 10. Prevention and Therapy of Immunologic Diseases -- 85. Immunoglobulin therapy: replacement and immunomodulation -- 86. Gene transfer therapy of immunologic diseases -- 87. Glucocorticoids -- 88. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- 89. Antihistamines -- 90. Immunomodulating pharmaceuticals -- 91. Protein kinase antagonists as therapeutic agents for immunological and inflammatory disorders -- 92. Vaccines -- 93. Immunotherapy of allergic disease -- 94. Cytokine therapy -- 95. Monoclonal antibodies and fusion proteins -- Pt. II. Diagnostic Immunology -- 96. Assessment of proteins of the immune system -- 97. Flow cytometry -- 98. Assessment of functional immune responses -- 99. Assessment of neutrophil function -- 100. Assessment of human allergic diseases -- 101. Molecular methods -- 1. Selected CD molecules and their characteristics -- 2. Laboratory reference values -- 3. Chemokines -- 4. Cytokines.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780323044042 (hbk.)
  • 0323044042 (hbk.)
OCLC:
231787070
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RCP:
C - S