Immunotherapy for Infectious Disease, 1st edition - download pdf or read online

By Jeffrey M. Jacobson

ISBN-10: 0585418829

ISBN-13: 9780585418827

ISBN-10: 0896036693

ISBN-13: 9780896036697

In Immunotherapy for Infectious affliction, Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, and a panel of top researchers evaluation the state of the art for treating a number of infections-particularly HIV-by manipulating the immune system's reaction instead of by means of chemical medicinal drugs. The members synthesize the foundations of immune security at the molecular point (monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, tools of antigen presentation, and cytokines and cytokine antagonists), in addition to at the mobile and scientific degrees degrees as a defense opposed to an infection. The overview of the present country of anti-HIV immunotherapy covers HIV-specific passive and energetic immunization techniques, gene treatment, and host cell-targeted ways for treating HIV an infection and restoring immune functionality.

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