Contemporary Clinical Immunology and Serology, 1st edition

  • Kate Rittenhouse-Olson, 
  • Ernesto De Nardin

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Contemporary Clinical Immunology and Serology is a complete introduction to immunology, for the clinical immunology professional. It presents today's newest professional techniques and prepares you to apply lab data to the delivery of superior patient care. Reflecting extensive input from leading clinical immunology professionals, the text is organized to build understanding step by step.

It takes you from basic vocabulary through common immunoassays to closer consideration of diseases that require immunologic methods of diagnosis. A detailed case study and critical-thinking questions in each chapter will help you think like a practitioner. You'll also learn the mathematical calculations and formulae you'll need to know as a clinical immunology professional.

Published by Pearson (September 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780135747599

Subject: Clinical Lab Science

Category: Contemporary Clinical Immunology and Serology


Brief Table of Contents


  1. Introduction to Immunology
  2. Antibody
  3. Antigens, Epitopes and Immunogenicity
  4. Cellular Immunity
  5. Complement


  1. Agglutination and Precipitation Reactions: The Unlabeled Immunoassays
  2. Labeled Immunoassays
  3. Serology Laboratory Math


  1. Hypersensitivity Reactions
  2. Systemic Autoimmunity
  3. Organ and Tissue Specific Autoimmunity
  4. Tumor Immunology
  5. Immunoproliferative Diseases
  6. Immunology of Transplantation
  7. Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases


  1. Acquired Immunodeficiency
  2. Hepatitis
  3. Herpesviridae Family and Other Serologically Diagnosed Viruses
  4. Bacterial Serology
  5. Fungi and Parasites


  1. Forensic Serology
  2. Safety
  3. Molecular Biology Techniques

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