Author(s): Raif Geha
Case Studies in Immunology, Sixth Edition, gifts main subjects of immunology thru a number of scientific circumstances that support and prolong the elemental science. The case histories illustrate crucial issues in regards to the mechanisms of immunity and describe immunological issues noticed within the hospital. This re-creation vividly illustrates the significance of an figuring out of immunology in prognosis and remedy. Case Studies in Immunology highlights main commonplace issues of immunity, together with allergy varieties I-IV, immune deficiencies, and autoimmune issues. Each case historical past is preceded via elementary clinical information crucial to figuring out the immunology at the back of the precise issues. An end-of-case abstract, questions, and dialogue issues conclude every case.
Case Studies in Immunology can be utilized as a stand-alone e book, or as a scientific better half along Janeway’s Immunobiology, Eighth Edition. A marginal icon in Janeway’s Immunobiology supplies the reader with a hyperlink to the related Case Study, the place the science is implemented in a scientific environment.
The e book features a overall of 53 circumstances. The Sixth Edition is broadly revised and up to date and contains ten new circumstances:
Hyper IgE Syndrome
Warts, Hypogammaglobulinemia, Infections, and Myelokathexis (WHIM) Syndrome
Severe Congenital Neutropenia
Recurrent Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis