Examines the mechanisms of both the innate and adaptive immune systems as they relate to infection and disease. Explores the underlying mechanisms of immunity and the many sequelae of host-pathogen interactions, ranging from the sterile eradication of the invader, to controlled chronic infection, to pathologic corollaries of the host-pathogen crosstalk. Discusses the pathogenesis of certain autoimmune disorders and cancers that are induced by infectious agents but then become independent of the infection process. Serves ...

The Immune Response to Infection 2010, American Society for Microbiology, Washington DC

ISBN-13: 9781555815141

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