For courses covering immunology in medical technology/clinical laboratory scientist (MT) and medical laboratory technician (MLT)/clinical laboratory technician programs; biotechnology programs; and medically oriented immunology courses at the undergraduate or graduate level.
This complete, up-to-date introduction to immunology takes students from basic vocabulary through common immunoassays to closer consideration of the specific diseases that require immunologic methods of diagnosis. CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY AND SEROLOGY presents today’s newest professional techniques, thoroughly preparing students to work in modern clinical immunology laboratories, understand the data generated there, and apply the conclusions to deliver superior patient care. Full-color charts and illustrations engage students and enhance comprehension, and the text’s content has been extensively classroom-tested. It contains the most up-to-date information to accurately reflect what in done in the clinical immunology laboratory. Every chapter contains review and critical thinking questions, as well as a detailed case study.
Table of Contents
PART 1. THE SYSTEM AND COMPONENTS
1. Introduction to Immunology
3. Antigens, Epitopes and Immunogenicity
4. Cellular Immunity
PART 2. THE ASSAYS
6. Agglutination and Precipitation Reactions: The Unlabeled Immunoassays
7. Labeled Immunoassays
8. Serology Laboratory Math
PART 3. SEROLOGY OF NON-INFECTIOUS CLINICAL DISORDERS
9. Hypersensitivity Reactions
10. Systemic Autoimmunity
11. Organ and Tissue Specific Autoimmunity
12. Tumor Immunology
13. Immunoproliferative Diseases
14. Immunology of Transplantation
15. Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
PART 4. SEROLOGY OF INFECTIOUS CLINICAL DISORDERS
16. Acquired Immunodeficiency
18. Herpesviridae Family and Other Serologically Diagnosed Viruses
19. Bacterial Serology
20. Fungi and Parasites
PART 5. ADDITONAL INFORMATION RELATED TO CLINICAL LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY
21. Forensic Serology
23. Molecular Biology Techniques
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$30.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-510427-9