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Medical Immunology Fifth Edition

Medical Immunology  Fifth Edition Author Gabriel Virella
ISBN-10 9780824745097
Release 2001-08-24
Pages 668
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Maintaining the high standard of quality that made previous editions so successful, this totally revised and updated text incorporates the most recent advances in basic and clinical immunology-emphasizing diagnostic and clinical applications as well as state-of-the-art discussions of the principles and strategies for modulation of the immune response and treatment of hypersensitivity, autoimmune, and immune deficiency diseases. Includes clinical case studies as well as end-of-chapter questions-in the USML multiple choice format-for self-evaluation and preparation for licensure and specialty boards! Continuing as the only textbook providing a balanced discussion of basic and clinical immunology, the Fifth Edition of Medical Immunology offers a current review of the basic principles that govern the immune response an updated review of phagocytic cell physiology and functional deficiencies a new comprehensive section on diagnostic immunology extensively revised and updated discussions on tolerance, autoimmunity, and hypersensitivity diseases state-of-the-art discussion of immunosuppression and immunomodulation a modern overview of cancer immunology current discussions on the diagnosis, pathogenesis, and management of primary and secondary immune deficiency diseases and more! Written by seasoned experts in the field, the Fifth Edition of Medical Immunology is an exceptional text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in immunology in departments of medicine, dentistry, and veterinary science; medical fellows, residents, and interns; and practicing physicians taking seminars in clinical immunology.



Clinical Immunology E Book

Clinical Immunology E Book Author Robert R. Rich
ISBN-10 9780702070396
Release 2018-01-13
Pages 1323
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Keep abreast of the latest advances in this complex field with the 5th Edition of Clinical Immunology: Principles and Practice. This substantially revised edition by Drs. Robert R. Rich, Thomas A. Fleisher, William T. Shearer, Harry W. Schroeder, Jr., Anthony J. Frew, and Cornelia M. Weyand, offers authoritative guidance from some of the most respected global leaders in immunology, helping you navigate today’s latest knowledge and evidence-based practices that result in improved patient care. This trusted resource features sweeping content updates, rewritten chapters, a highly clinical perspective, and an easy-to-use organization designed to enhance your diagnosis and management skills in daily practice. Includes new chapters on the Microbiota in Immunity and Inflammation, Immune Responses to Fungi, and Genetics and Genomics of Immune Response. Features extensive revisions to many chapters, including the Major Histocompatibility Complex, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes and Related Autoimmune Diseases, Biologic Modifiers of Inflammation and Tumor Immunotherapy. Covers hot topics such as the role of genetics and genomics in immune response and immunologic disease, atherosclerosis, recurrent fever syndromes, aging and deficiencies of innate immunity, the role of microbiota in normal immune system development and the pathogenesis of immunologic and inflammatory diseases, and novel therapeutics. Addresses notable advances in key areas such as the importance of the microbiota to normal immune system development and to the pathogenesis of immunologic and inflammatory diseases; relationships between the innate and adaptive immune systems; progress in rapid and cost-effective genomics; cell signaling pathways and the structure of cell-surface molecules; and many more. Summarizes promising research and development anticipated over the next 5-10 years with "On the Horizon" boxes and discussion of translational research.



Jawetz Melnick Adelberg s Medical Microbiology Twenty Fifth Edition

Jawetz  Melnick    Adelberg s Medical Microbiology  Twenty Fifth Edition Author Geo. Brooks
ISBN-10 0071624961
Release 2010-03-16
Pages 832
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An easy-to-understand, well-illustrated introduction to the clinically-important aspects of microbiology! NOW in full color! A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This book provides a comprehensive overview of medical microbiology in a well organized and practical format. The new version includes color photographs and revisions to reflect advances in knowledge and molecular diagnostics. These updates are essential in such a rapidly progressing field and will ensure this book continues to be a mainstay in teaching medical microbiology."--Doody's Review Service Linking fundamental principles with the diagnosis and treatment of microbial infections, this classic text delivers an essential overview of the roles microorganisms play in human health and illness. In addition to the brief descriptions of the organisms, you'll find vital perspectives on pathogenesis, diagnostic laboratory tests, clinical findings, treatment, and epidemiology. The book introduces you to basic clinical microbiology through the fields of bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology, giving you a far-reaching yet student-friendly review of the discipline. All chapters have been extensively revised to reflect the tremendous expansion of medical knowledge afforded by molecular mechanisms, advances in our understanding of microbial pathogenesis, and the discovery of unusual pathogens. Features: NEW full-color presentation 500+ USMLE-style review questions 300+ informative tables and illustrations, each designed to clarify and reinforce important chapter concepts Coverage that reflects the latest techniques in laboratory and diagnostic technologies Visit www.LangeTextbooks.com to access valuable resources and study aids. The science of microbiology, Cell structure, Classification of bacteria, The growth and survival and death of microorganisms, Cultivation of microorganisms, Microbial metabolism, Microbial genetics, Immunology, Pathogenesis of bacterial infection, Antimicrobial chemotherapy, Normal microbial flora of the human body Spore-forming gram-positive bacilli: bacillus & clostridium species, Non-spore-forming gram-positive bacilli, corynebacterium, propionibacterium, listeria, erysipelothrix, actinomycetes, The staphylococci, The streptococci, Enteric gram-negative rods (enterobacteriaceae), Pseudomonads, acinetobacters, uncommon gram-negative bacteria, Vibrios, campylobacters, helicobacter, Haemophilus, bordetella, brucella, francisella, Yersinia & pasteurella, The neisseriae, Infections caused by anaerobic bacteria, Legionellae, bartonella, unusual bacterial pathogens, Mycobacteria, Spirochetes & other spiral microorganisms, Mycoplasmas & cell wall-defective bacteria, Rickettsia & ehrlichia, Chlamydiae, General properties of viruses, Pathogenesis & control of viral diseases, Parvoviruses, Adenoviruses, Herpesviruses, Poxviruses, Hepatitis viruses, Picornaviruses (enterovirus & rhinovirus groups), Reoviruses, rotaviruses, & caliciviruses, Arthropod-borne & rodent-borne viral diseases, Orthomyxoviruses (influenza viruses), Paramyxoviruses & rubella virus, Coronaviruses, Rabies, slow virus infections, prion diseases, Human cancer viruses, AIDS & lentiviruses, Medical mycology, Medical parasitology, Principles of diagnostic medical microbiology



Vaccine A

Vaccine A Author Gary Matsumoto
ISBN-10 9780786728060
Release 2009-04-29
Pages 304
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In this provocative look at the US military from the Persian Gulf War through the 2003 invasion of Iraq, investigative journalist Gary Matsumoto contends that an anthrax vaccine dispensed by the Department of Defense was the cause of Gulf War Syndrome and the origins of a massive cover-up. Matsumoto calls it the worst friendly-fire incident in military history. A skillfully-woven narrative that serves as a warning about this man-made epidemic, Vaccine A is a much needed account of just what went wrong, and why.



Immunologic Disorders in Infants Children

Immunologic Disorders in Infants   Children Author E. Richard Stiehm
ISBN-10 0721689647
Release 2004
Pages 1512
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This updated edition has a new section on secondary immunodeficiencies, and new material on dendritic systems and other antigen presenting cells, as well as natural defense system and immunology of pregnancy, severe combined immunodeficiency and lymphocyte apoptosis syndromes.



Human Parasitology

Human Parasitology Author Burton J. Bogitsh
ISBN-10 9780128137130
Release 2018-05-28
Pages 422
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Human Parasitology, Fifth Edition emphasizes a medical perspective that also incorporates functional morphology, physiology, biochemistry and immunology to enhance appreciation of the diverse implications of parasitism. Bridging the gap between classical clinical parasitology texts and traditional encyclopedic treatises, the book will not only appeal to students interested in the medical aspects of parasitology, but also those who are interested in gaining a solid foundation in the biology of parasites. This updated edition has been fully revised to integrate the most recent molecular discoveries about mosquitoes, ticks and other arthropods as vectors, along with the most effective therapeutic regimens for each. Integrates the most recent molecular discoveries on mosquitoes, ticks and other arthropods Features expanded coverage of the evolution of parasitism and an extensive update on the immunology of parasite-host interactions Offers an enhanced art program that features lifecycle illustrations and additional SEM and TEM micrographs Provides a New Host Immune Response section for each organism Includes a special section on the impact of genomics



Immunology Serology in Laboratory Medicine E Book

Immunology   Serology in Laboratory Medicine   E Book Author Mary Louise Turgeon
ISBN-10 9780323277716
Release 2013-08-13
Pages 584
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The 5th edition of this classic text sets the standard for comprehensive coverage of immunology. Building from a solid foundation of knowledge and skills, trusted author Mary Louise Turgeon takes you from basic immunologic mechanisms and serologic concepts to the theory behind the procedures you’ll perform in the lab. Immunology & Serology in Laboratory Medicine, Fifth Edition is the go-to resource for everything from mastering automated techniques to understanding immunoassay instrumentation and disorders of infectious and immunologic origin. Packed with learning objectives, review questions, step-by-step procedures, and case studies, this text is your key to succeeding in today’s modern laboratory environment. Full-color, six-page insert of photomicrographs provide a better picture of what you’ll see in the laboratory. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter offer a measurable outcome you can achieve by completing the material. Chapter highlights at the end of each chapter provide a summary of the most important information covered in each chapter. Review questions at the end of each chapter are tied to learning objectives further enhance your understanding. Case studies challenge you to apply your knowledge and help strengthen your critical thinking skills. Glossary at the end of the book provides quick access to key terms and definitions. NEW! Expanded chapter on Vaccines as the importance of vaccines continues to become more evident. NEW! Updated chapter on Molecular Techniques incorporates the newest technology specific to immunology. NEW! Key terms at the beginning of each chapter help you learn the important vocabulary in immunology. NEW! Case studies with added multiple-choice questions in addition to critical thinking questions will help you apply your knowledge and develop critical-thinking skills.



Mims Medical Microbiology With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access 5

Mims  Medical Microbiology With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access  5 Author Richard V. Goering
ISBN-10 9780723436010
Release 2013
Pages 565
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This title takes a thoroughly modern and clinically relevant approach to microbiology, discussing the organ systems in turn and addressing the diseases caused by invading microbes within each.



Kuby Immunology

Kuby Immunology Author Thomas J. Kindt
ISBN-10 1429202114
Release 2007
Pages 574
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The new edition of 'Immunology' presents essential immunology concepts in an experimental context, supported by innovative pedagogy, bringing students scientific discoveries and clinical advances from the field in an accessible format.



Immunology Serology in Laboratory Medicine5

Immunology   Serology in Laboratory Medicine5 Author Mary Louise Turgeon
ISBN-10 9780323085182
Release 2013-02-15
Pages 566
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Rev. ed. of: Immunology and serology in laboratory medicine / Mary Louise Turgeon. 4th ed. c2009.



Cutaneous Melanoma Fifth Edition

Cutaneous Melanoma  Fifth Edition Author Charles M. Balch
ISBN-10 1576262766
Release 2009-07-01
Pages 921
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The Classic Text—Expanded, Updated...More Authoritative than Ever! Cutaneous Melanoma is the definitive and most authoritative textbook on melanoma used worldwide. This 5th edition provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive information needed for the clinical management and scientific study of melanoma. Written by the leading melanoma experts from the United States, Australia, and Europe, this new edition collectively incorporates the clinical outcomes of more than 60,000 patients treated at major melanoma centers throughout the world. Comprehensive Coverage—from Prevention to Advanced Treatment This new edition provides in-depth coverage, ranging from precursors of melanoma to advanced stages of metastatic disease; from melanoma genes to population-based epidemiology; and from prevention of melanoma to all forms of multidisciplinary treatments. Basic principles of diagnosis and pathologic examination are combined with treatment approaches for the many clinical presentations. Clinical management is supported by statistical data about natural history, prognosis, and treatment results. The latest information on staging and prognosis, as well as randomized prospective clinical trials involving surgical treatment and systemic treatments, is included. This volume presents a balanced perspective of the risks and benefits involved in each treatment modality. The book also contains: 1) a comprehensive color atlas of melanoma and its precursors, 2) illustrated surgical and perfusion techniques for every stage and anatomic location of melanoma, and 3) complex genetic and molecular pathways involving melanoma biology. Every drug and biologic agent in use today is described with indications and efficacy. Entirely Revised and Updated Seven new chapters discuss the emerging clinical data on the use of biomarkers, adjuvant therapies, targeted therapies, and immune modulation as well as significant clinical research advances in the clinical management of melanoma. The remaining 37 chapters have been extensively updated and revised to include the latest clinical, radiological, and pathological data and clinical trial advances. Cutaneous Melanoma, 5th Edition, retains the logical organization and clarity of expression responsible for its enduring popularity over the last 23 years. This volume will become an invaluable part of your library and a trusted resource that you will refer to again and again. The most comprehensive reference on melanoma available today! New Chapters Include: Clinical Genetics and Risk Assessment Sentinel Lymph Node and Regional Micrometastases Multidisciplinary Management of CNS Metastases Adjuvant Therapy for Cutaneous Melanoma Immune Modulation Therapy Using Anti-CTLA-4 Monoclonal Antibodies Melanoma-Specific Targeted Therapies Biomarkers for Cutaneous Melanoma



Diagnostic Medical Parasitology

Diagnostic Medical Parasitology Author Lynne S. Garcia
ISBN-10 9781555813802
Release 2006-11-29
Pages 1202
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Covers human medical parasitology and provides comprehensive, relevant diagnostic methods in comprehensive tome. • Presents complete information on individual parasites and provides information related to life cycles, morphology, disease presentations in the immunocompetent and compromised patient, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology, and prevention. • Offers clear and complete diagnostic procedures for use in the clinical microbiology laboratory, describing traditional and rapid techniques used for parasite detection and identification. • Reviews more than 3,000 papers published since the previous edition. • Offers a brand-new section containing medical case histories.



Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals

Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals Author J. J. Kaneko
ISBN-10 9781483274171
Release 2014-05-10
Pages 456
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Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals, Second Edition, Volume I, is a major revision of the first edition prompted by the marked expansion of knowledge in the clinical biochemistry of animals. In keeping with this expansion of knowledge, this edition is comprised of two volumes. Chapters on the pancreas, thyroid, and pituitary-adrenal systems have been separated and entirely rewritten. Completely new chapters on muscle metabolism, iron metabolism, blood clotting, and gastrointestinal function have been added. All the chapters of the first edition have been revised with pertinent new information, and many have been completely rewritten. This volume contains 10 chapters and opens with a discussion of carbohydrate metabolism and associated disorders. Separate chapters follow on lipid metabolism, plasma proteins, and porphyrins. Subsequent chapters deal with liver, pancreatic, and thyroid functions; the role of the pituitary and adrenal glands in health and disease; the function of calcium, inorganic phosphorus, and magnesium metabolism in health and disease; and iron metabolism.



The Retinoscopy Book

The Retinoscopy Book Author John M. Corboy
ISBN-10 1556426232
Release 2003
Pages 141
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For over 25 years, The Retinoscopy Book: An Introductory Manual for Eye Care Professionals has been the only basic instruction manual designed specifically to teach the art of clinical retinoscopy. This best-selling classic has been updated and revised to include the latest changes involving the retinoscope, and to meet the developing needs of students in ophthalmology and optometry. Sections on minus cylinders, concave mirror retinoscopy for high refractive errors, and a catalog of instruments have been expanded to reflect the most recent innovations. New sections on retinoscopy after refractive surgery and instrument maintenance are unique to this fifth edition. This text is designed to supplement the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) instruction courses for technicians or to facilitate a do-it-yourself training program for ophthalmology residents, ophthalmic technicians, optometry students, and other eye care professionals in training. Figures and illustrations supplement time-tested exercises to facilitate learning. The user-friendly format prevalent throughout the text enables students to develop a complete understanding of the retinoscope and its many uses.



Infections of Leisure

Infections of Leisure Author David Schlossberg
ISBN-10 9781461225881
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 345
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Infections of Leisure provides a thorough yet concise examination of the infectious risks and diseases of leisure time activity. Encompassing a wide range of medical and social interests, chapters provide practical, clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of various infectious risks in the garden, at the shore, on fresh water, on camping trips, traveling abroad, and on the farm. Additional chapters include up-to-date information on foodborne illnesses, and on animal-associated infections, with particular attention given to housepets. The rising prevalence of Lyme Disease, hepatitis and food poisoning make this volume vitally important. Family practitioners, internists, infectious disease specialists, pediatricians, and emergency room physicians will all benefit from the indispensable and practical information presented in this unique, groundbreaking volume.



Jawetz Melnick Adelberg s Medical Microbiology Twenty Fifth Edition

Jawetz  Melnick    Adelberg s Medical Microbiology  Twenty Fifth Edition Author Geo. F. Brooks
ISBN-10 9780071811552
Release 2012-09-01
Pages 832
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An easy-to-understand, well-illustrated introduction to the clinically-important aspects of microbiology! NOW in full color! A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This book provides a comprehensive overview of medical microbiology in a well organized and practical format. The new version includes color photographs and revisions to reflect advances in knowledge and molecular diagnostics. These updates are essential in such a rapidly progressing field and will ensure this book continues to be a mainstay in teaching medical microbiology."--Doody's Review Service Linking fundamental principles with the diagnosis and treatment of microbial infections, this classic text delivers an essential overview of the roles microorganisms play in human health and illness. In addition to the brief descriptions of the organisms, you'll find vital perspectives on pathogenesis, diagnostic laboratory tests, clinical findings, treatment, and epidemiology. The book introduces you to basic clinical microbiology through the fields of bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology, giving you a far-reaching yet student-friendly review of the discipline. All chapters have been extensively revised to reflect the tremendous expansion of medical knowledge afforded by molecular mechanisms, advances in our understanding of microbial pathogenesis, and the discovery of unusual pathogens. Features: NEW full-color presentation 500+ USMLE-style review questions 300+ informative tables and illustrations, each designed to clarify and reinforce important chapter concepts Coverage that reflects the latest techniques in laboratory and diagnostic technologies Visit www.LangeTextbooks.com to access valuable resources and study aids. The science of microbiology, Cell structure, Classification of bacteria, The growth and survival and death of microorganisms, Cultivation of microorganisms, Microbial metabolism, Microbial genetics, Immunology, Pathogenesis of bacterial infection, Antimicrobial chemotherapy, Normal microbial flora of the human body Spore-forming gram-positive bacilli: bacillus & clostridium species, Non-spore-forming gram-positive bacilli, corynebacterium, propionibacterium, listeria, erysipelothrix, actinomycetes, The staphylococci, The streptococci, Enteric gram-negative rods (enterobacteriaceae), Pseudomonads, acinetobacters, uncommon gram-negative bacteria, Vibrios, campylobacters, helicobacter, Haemophilus, bordetella, brucella, francisella, Yersinia & pasteurella, The neisseriae, Infections caused by anaerobic bacteria, Legionellae, bartonella, unusual bacterial pathogens, Mycobacteria, Spirochetes & other spiral microorganisms, Mycoplasmas & cell wall-defective bacteria, Rickettsia & ehrlichia, Chlamydiae, General properties of viruses, Pathogenesis & control of viral diseases, Parvoviruses, Adenoviruses, Herpesviruses, Poxviruses, Hepatitis viruses, Picornaviruses (enterovirus & rhinovirus groups), Reoviruses, rotaviruses, & caliciviruses, Arthropod-borne & rodent-borne viral diseases, Orthomyxoviruses (influenza viruses), Paramyxoviruses & rubella virus, Coronaviruses, Rabies, slow virus infections, prion diseases, Human cancer viruses, AIDS & lentiviruses, Medical mycology, Medical parasitology, Principles of diagnostic medical microbiology



The Blood Group Antigen FactsBook

The Blood Group Antigen FactsBook Author Marion E. Reid
ISBN-10 9780240821306
Release 2012-11-07
Pages 758
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The Blood Group Antigen FactsBook — winner of a 2013 Highly Commended BMA Medical Book Award for Internal Medicine — has been an essential resource in the hematology, transfusion and immunogenetics fields since its first publication in the late 1990s.The third edition of The Blood Group Antigen FactsBook has been completely revised, updated and expanded to cover all 33 blood group systems. It blends scientific background and clinical applications and provides busy researchers and clinicians with at-a-glance information on over 330 blood group antigens, including history and information on terminology, expression, chromosomal assignment, carrier molecular description, functions, molecular bases of antigens and phenotypes, effect of enzymes/chemicals, clinical significance, disease associations and key references. Highly Commended 2013 BMA Medical Book Award for Internal Medicine Includes more than 330 entries on blood group antigens in individual factsheets Offers a logical and concise catalogue structure for each antigen in an improved interior design for quick reference Written by three international experts from the field of immunohematology and transfusion medicine