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Our immune system is a complex network of cells continually working against a barrage of attack from our environment to, quite literally, save our lives. But how do our bodies protect us from the bacteria, and other potentially life-threatening organisms, that surround us every day? Infection and Immunity 2e explains how, in the lucid, accessible style for which John Playfair is well known. Together with Greg Bancroft, an expert in infectious diseases, Playfair describes the main causes of infection that our bodies have to battle against - from bacteria to viruses - and explains the intricate and fascinating way that our bodies respond to infection - from detection of these potentially dangerous organisms, to their ultimate elimination. With examples of infectious diseases from across the world, Infection and Immunity is perfect for biomedical science, bioscience and microbiology students who need to understand what causes infection, and how our immune systems respond. Online Resource Centre All the figures from the book will be available to download free from the companion web site.
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Few books are available that are suitable for a course that integrates microbiology and immunology, but this one succeeds in explaining the immune system and its role in host defense very well. Immunology is a rapidly advancing discipline and this third edition is a welcome update. (Doodys reviews)About the Author:
Professor John Playfair is a widely known and well-respected academic and teacher in the field of immunology, having established the immunology course at University College London Medical Hospital where he was chairman of the Department of Immunology. His talent as an educator is reflected in the numerous other textbook projects with which he has been involved including Mim's Medical Microbiology 2e (Mosby), and Immunology at a glance 7e (Blackwell). Dr. Greg Bancroft is Reader in Immunology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he established, and still teaches on, the MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases course, an area of expertise that has been invaluable in the preparation of this second edition.
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