Elsevier's Integrated Immunology and Microbiology - With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
By Jeffrey K. Actor, PhD
192 pages 425 ills
Trim size 8 1/2 X 10 1/2 in
Each title in the new Integrated series focuses on the core knowledge in a specific basic science discipline, while linking that information to related concepts from other disciplines. Case-based questions at the end of each chapter enable you to gauge your mastery of the material, and a color-coded format allows you to quickly find the specific guidance you need. Bonus STUDENT CONSULT access – included with the text – allows you to conveniently access the book’s content online • clip content to your handheld device • link to content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles • and more! These concise and user-friendly references provide crucial guidance for the early years of medical training, as well as for exam preparation.
Includes case-based questions and USMLE-style questions at the end of each chapter.
Features a color-coded format to facilitate quick reference and promote effective retention.
Offers access to STUDENT CONSULT! At www.studentconsult.com, you'll find the complete text and illustrations of the book online, fully searchable • "Integration Links" to bonus content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles • content clipping for handheld devices • an interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources • and much more!
Table of Contents
SECTION I - IMMUNOLOGY
Chapter 1 – Introduction to Immunity and Immune Systems
Chapter 2 – Cells and Organs of the Immune System
Chapter 3 – Humoral Immunity: Antibody Recognition of Antigen
Chapter 4 – T-Cell Immunity
Chapter 5 – The Role of Major Histocompatibility Complex in Immune Response
Chapter 6 – Innate Immunity
Chapter 7 – Adaptive Immune Response and Hypersensitivity
Chapter 8 – Immunomodulation
Chapter 9 – Immune Assays
Chapter 10 – Infection and Immunity
SECTION II - MICROBIOLOGY
Chapter 11 – Basic Bacteriology
Chapter 12 – Clinical Bacteriology
Chapter 13 – Basic Virology
Chapter 14 – Clinical Virology
Chapter 15 – Mycology
Chapter 16 – Parasitology