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Immunology of Human Infection. Part I: Bacteria, Mycoplasmae, Chylamydiae, and Fungi.

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Edited by Nahmias André J., O'Reilly Richard J.. . 651 pages. Plenum Medical Book Company; , New York and London: , 1981.. $49.50.


Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(5):689. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-96-5-689_1
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This comprehensive series has been long overdue. It fills the void felt by both microbiologists and immunologists dealing with infectious disease. Although immunology originated as a study of host defenses to infection, there has been little in the recent immunologic literature that reviews the various facets of the complex response to pathogens in humans.

Twenty-three chapters describe the biologic processes that lead to infection, to the eradication of invading pathogens, and to secondary immunopathology. The book does not provide an encyclopedic coverage of host defense mechanisms to all infections: instead the editors focus on the pathogens to selected agents of

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