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Published: 24 January 2013

400 Pages | 87 full colour illustrations


ISBN: 9780199609505

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Infection & Immunity

Fourth Edition

John Playfair and Gregory Bancroft

  • The only book to effectively weave mechanisms of infection and immunity together at an introductory level.
  • Clinical references and case studies, combined with substantial coverage of diseases, makes this book valuable to both biomedical and medical students.
  • Stunning full-colour artwork brings the subject to life, complementing the text.
  • An Online Resource Centre features additional resources for lecturers and students, enhancing the text's educational value.

New to this Edition:

  • Two new chapters on ectoparasites.
  • Expanded coverage of epidemiology: more on HIV, TB, malaria, infantile diarrhoea, and respiratory disease.
  • Increased coverage of innate recognition, cell signalling, cancer, and pregnancy.
  • New case studies to bring context to the descriptions of disease.
  • New appendix on immunological techniques.

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