Overview:Immunity Against Mucosal Pathogens - Surprisingly what separates us from the open environment all around us sometimes is a single layer of epithelial cells. It is at these seemingly fragile sites that most pathogens, including HIV, influenza, emerging and biodefense agents, gain access to our inside milieu. While there are major similarities between the cells and the immune responses generated at the mucosal membranes of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts together with the genitourinary tract, there are also important differences. Knowledge of these differences and similarities is required in order to understand the interactions between us, as the host, and the pathogens that attack through each tract, and how our immune system reacts to each of them. Whether we want to devise rational prophylactic or therapeutic vaccines or treatments to either prevent or treat mucosal infections we must acquire such knowledge. This is the rationale behind putting this book together. This book will provide the readers in the areas of vaccinology, virology, bacteriology, epidemiology, immunology and mucosal immunology within academia (undergraduate, graduate, post doctoral fellows and professors), as well as preclinical and clinical scientists in vaccine and drug industries a thorough appreciation of the mucosal immune system and its importance in protecting humans against mucosal pathogens.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603728916-9789048178735. It was written by the following authors: Michael Vajdy. Book Immunity Against Mucosal Pathogens, which can be read online, published by the company: Springer. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Language, Medicine, Technology, Science, Reference. The book was published on 2010-11-10 00:00:00. It has 524 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 809 g. File for download Immunity Against Mucosal Pathogens has PDF format and is called immunity-against-mucosal-pathogens.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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