Immunology 8th Edition eBook PDF Free Download
Edited by David Male, Jonathan Brostoff, David B. Roth, and Ivan Roitt
Published by Elsevier
About the Book
This Immunology, 8th Edition is edited by David Male, Jonathan Brostoff, David B. Roth, and Ivan Roitt. This Eight Edition textbook makes it easy for you to learn all the basic and clinical concepts you need to know for your courses and USMLEs.
This medical textbook’s highly visual, carefully structured approach makes immunology simple to understand and remember.
Understand the building blocks of the immune system – cells, organs, and major receptor molecules – as well as initiation and actions of the immune response, especially in a clinical context.
Visually grasp and retain difficult concepts easily thanks to a user-friendly color-coded format, key concept boxes, explanatory diagrams, and over 190 photos to help you visualize tissues and diseases.
Put concepts into practice.
“Critical Thinking Boxes” and 25 online cases encourage you to “think immunologically” while anchoring your understanding of immunology through clinical application.
Gauge your mastery of the material and build confidence with high-yield style chapter-opening summaries and case-based and USMLE-style questions that provide effective chapter review and quick practice for your exams.
Access the full contents online at www.studentconsult.com where you’ll find the complete text and illustrations, USMLE-style questions, clinical cases, and much more!
Get the depth of coverage you need in a smaller, more manageably sized book.
Through meticulous editing and reorganization, primary material remains in the book while more specialized and clinical material has been moved online.
Master the most cutting-edge concepts in immunology.
Thorough updates throughout provide the timely knowledge you need ace your exams.
What You will Learn
The Topics Covered in this Textbook are
SECTION 1: Components of the Immune System
1 Introduction to the Immune System
2 Cells, Tissues, and Organs of the Immune System
5 T Cell Receptors and MHC Molecules
SECTION 2: Modes of Immune Response
6 Mechanisms of Innate Immunity
7 Mononuclear Phagocytes in Immune Defense
8 Antigen Presentation
9 Cell Cooperation in the Antibody Response
10 Cell-mediated Cytotoxicity
11 Regulation of the Immune Response
12 Immune Responses in Tissues
SECTION 3: Defense Against Infectious Agents
13 Immunity to Viruses
14 Immunity to Bacteria and Fungi
15 Immunity to Protozoa and Worms
16 Primary Immunodeficiencies
17 AIDS, Secondary Immunodeficiency and Immunosuppression
SECTION 4: Immune Responses Against Tissues
19 Immunological Tolerance
20 Autoimmunity and Autoimmune Disease
21 Transplantation and Rejection
22 Immunity to Cancers
SECTION 5: Hypersensitivity
23 Immediate Hypersensitivity (Type I)
24 Hypersensitivity (Type II)
25 Hypersensitivity (Type III)
26 Hypersensitivity (Type IV)
1. Major Histocompatibility Complex
2. CD System
3. The Major Cytokines
4. Human Chemokines and Their Receptors
Critical thinking: Explanations
For Whom is this Book For
This Immunology, 8th Edition is perfect for Immunologists, Residents and Practicing Physicians. It is the must-have reference for practitioners and residents! It acts as Reference Material for those MBBS students who are pursuing their Post-Graduation in Immunology. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Health Care Professionals including Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses, and Professors.
Format of the eBook: PDF Size: 37 MB
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