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Samter's
Immunologic Diseases
Sixth Edition

2 Volume Set w/ CD-ROM
edited by K. Frank Austen, Michael M. Frank, John P. Atkinson and Harvey Cantor


The thoroughly updated Sixth Edition of this classic two-volume work continues to provide a comprehensive overview of immunology, its clinical applications, immunopathology, and allergy.

A text revised and updated throughout facilitates an understanding of the host mechanisms in immunologic diseases. The strength of this text is its clinically oriented emphasis on immunologic diseases and differential approach to symptoms and syndromes.

Samter's Immunologic Diseases features an increased clinical coverage and is an essential reference for all clinical immunologists, rheumatologists, and allergists. It includes a CD-ROM bound in the back of the book.

Contents

Volume 1

  1. Recognition: Innate and Adaptive Immunity
    1. Innate Immunity: Linkages to Adaptive Responses
    2. Architecture of the Immune System
    3. MHC: Structure and Function
    4. T-Cell Antigen Receptors
    5. T-Cell Biology and the Thymus
    6. Antigen Processing and Presentation
    7. Immunogenicity and Antigenicity
    8. Lymphocyte Signaling
    9. T-Lymphocyte Activation, Costimulation, and Tolerance: Signals, Mechanisms, and Clinical Applications
    10. Cytokines and Type 1 Immunity
    11. Cytokine Regulation of Type 2 Immunity
    12. Apoptosis and the Immune Response
    13. Antibodies and Their Receptors
    14. Biology of B Cells
    15. Adhesion Molecules
    16. Chemokines and Chemokine Receptors
    17. Hematopoietic Cytokines

  2. Effector Mechanisms: Innate and Adaptive
    1. T-Lymphocyte Effector Activity
    2. Natural Killer Cells
    3. Neutrophils
    4. Monocytes and Macrophages
    5. Eosinophils
    6. Basophils
    7. Biology of the Mast Cell
    8. Immune Complexes
    9. Complement System
    10. Arachidonic Acid Pathways

  3. Primary Immunodeficiencies
    1. Primary Immunodeficiencies of Lymphocytes
    2. Phagocyte Disorders
    3. Complement in Disease: Inherited and Acquired Complement Deficiencies

  4. Proliferation Disorders of Immunologic Cells
    1. Lymphocyte Lymphomas and Hodgkin's Disease
    2. Multiple Myeloma
    3. Macroglobulinemia
    4. Amyloidosis
    5. Eosinophilia
    6. Mastocytosis

    Volume 2

  5. Systemic Diseases
    1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    3. Systemic Lupus Erythematosis
    4. Sjorgen's Syndrome
    5. Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)
    6. Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies: Dermatomyositis, Polymyositis, and Related Disorders
    7. The Spondyloarthropathies
    8. Rheumatic Fever and Other Cardiovascular Disease
    9. Vasculitis
    10. Antiphospholipid Syndrome
    11. Sarcoidosis

  6. Organ-Specific Diseases
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    2. Autoimmune Thyroid Disease, Addison Disease, and Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndromes
    3. Immunologic Renal Disease
    4. Myasthenia Gravis
    5. Autoimmune Blistering Mucocutaneous Diseases
    6. Immune Function in Ocular Inflammatory Disease
    7. Autoimmune Hepatobiliary Diseases
    8. Immunological Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    9. Multiple Sclerosis
    10. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
    11. Immune Thrombocytopenia
    12. Blood Groups, Immunologic Hazards of Transfusion, and Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
    13. Immunological Aspects of Fertility and Infertility

  7. Allergic Diseases
    1. Allergens
    2. Genetics of Allergic Disease
    3. Allergic Rhinitis
    4. Anaphylactic Syndrome
    5. Asthma
    6. Urticaria and Angioedema: Pathogenesis, Assessment, and Treatment
    7. Atopic Dermatitis
    8. Allergic Reactions to Foods
    9. Insect Venom Allergy
    10. Immunologic Lung Disease
    11. Allergic Contact Dermatitis
    12. Allergic Reactions to Drugs
    13. Natural Rubber Latex Allergy

  8. Evasion, Activation, and Ineffective Immunity
    1. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
    2. Epstein-Barr Virus
    3. Tuberculosis and Leprosy
    4. Cryopathies: Cryoglobulins and Cryofibrinogenemia
    5. Viruses
    6. Lyme Disease
    7. Parasitic Diseases
    8. The Immunocompromised Host
    9. Aging and the Immune System

  9. Transplantation
    1. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
    2. Tissue and Solid Organ Allograft Rejection
    3. Immunology of Xenotransplantation

  10. Therapeutic Immunology
    1. Calcineurin as a Therapeutic Target
    2. T-Cell Antigen and Costimulatory Receptors as Therapeutic Targets
    3. Cytokines and Cancer Immunotherapy
    4. Anti-TNF-α Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Diseases
    5. Use of Intravenous Immunoglobulin
    6. Monoclonal Antibody Therapy
    7. Drugs that Modulate the Immune Response
    8. New Approaches to Vaccine Development

Appendices
Index

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