Basic Immunology E-Book, 5th Edition

Functions and Disorders of the Immune System
Authors :
Abul K. Abbas & Andrew H. Lichtman & Shiv Pillai
Date of Publication: 10/2015
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In this updated edition of Basic Immunology the authors continue to deliver a clear modern introduction to immunology making this the obvious choice for today's busy students. Their experience as teachers course directors and lecturers ...view more

In this updated edition of Basic Immunology the authors continue to deliver a clear modern introduction to immunology making this the obvious choice for today's busy students. Their experience as teachers course directors and lecturers helps them to distill the core information required to understand this complex field. Through the use of high-quality illustrations relevant clinical cases and concise focused text it's a perfectly accessible introduction to the workings of the human immune system with an emphasis on clinical relevance.

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In this updated edition of Basic Immunology the authors continue to deliver a clear modern introduction to immunology making this the obvious choice for today's busy students. Their experience as teachers course directors and lecturers helps them to distill the core information required to understand this complex field. Through the use of high-quality illustrations relevant clinical cases and concise focused text it's a perfectly accessible introduction to the workings of the human immune system.


New to this edition
  • Presents information in a format and style that maximizes usefulness to students and teachers studying medicine, allied health fields, and biology.
  • Fully updated content equips you with the latest relevant advances in immunology.
  • Revised and updated artwork enhances your visual learning of important principles and reduces the excessive factual details found in larger textbooks.

Key Features
  • Concise, clinically focused content is logically organized by mechanism for efficient mastery of the material.
  • Features an appendix of clinical cases and CD molecules.
  • Includes numerous full-color illustrations, useful tables, and chapter outlines.
  • Focus questions within each chapter are ideal for self-assessment and review.
  • Key points bolded throughout the text make it easy to locate important information.

Author Information
By Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California ; Andrew H. H. Lichtman, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Shiv Pillai, MBBS, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School, Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, MIT and Harvard, Boston, Massachusetts