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Veterinary Immunology, Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition

by Michael J. Day, Ronald D. Schultz
May 2014
Veterinary Immunology, Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition
Veterinary Immunology: Principles and Practice has become the adopted text in numerous veterinary schools throughout the world. Widely updated with advances in knowledge since 2011, this second edition reflects the rapid development in the field.

The new edition presents expanded information on commonly used diagnostic test procedures and discusses newly arising diseases such as bovine neonatal pancytopenia. Maintaining the same reliable format as its predecessor, the book includes:

  • Learning objectives at the start of each chapter
  • Key points at the end of each chapter
  • 17 clinical case studies demonstrating clinical context for the material covered in the chapters
  • Standard symbols in diagrams throughout the text to provide continuity
  • Clinical examples and clinicopathological figures throughout
  • A glossary of terms and list of commonly used abbreviations
  • Explores the immunological concerns of both large animals and small
  • Applies immunological principles to the disease process and to clinical practice
  • Provides contextual learning with clinical examples and clinicopathological figures
  • Presents learning objectives and key points in each chapter, facilitating comprehension of salient points

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

An overview of the immune system: Innate and adaptive immunity and the inflammatory response
Antigens and antibodies
The complement system
Serological testing
Cells and tissues of the immune system
The major histocompatibility complex
Antigen presentation and cytokine
The biology of T lymphocytes
The biology of B lymphocytes
Testing of cellular immune function
Immune suppression
Hypersensitivity mechanisms
The immune response to infectious agents
Cancer immunology and immune system neoplasia
Immunological tolerance
Autoimmunity and autoimmune disease
Allergy
Immune system ontogeny and neonatal immunology
Immunodeficiency
Vaccination
Immunotherapy
Case studies in clinical immunology
Glossary
Index

Author Information

Author Information

Michael Day, Professor of Veterinary Pathology, University of Bristol, UK
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