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. * ...

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

ISBN-13: 9781555815141