Volume Immunodeficiency Diseases in Springer’s gold-standard reference work on medical immunology focuses on infectious diseases. In tandem with its three counterpart volumes it offers the most wide-ranging and authoritative repository of knowledge on infectious diseases, with readily accessed contributions by the world’s leading authorities on the subject. The encyclopedia covers the material from all angles, with more than 1000 pages of essays on the genetics, physiology, metabolism, pathogenesis and applied microbiology of all known infectious diseases, and includes access to an e-reference work that will include ongoing updates reflecting the latest advances in the field.
An outstanding new resource of immense value to a wide range of medical researchers and practitioners, the encyclopedia features a user-friendly subdivision of diseases according to their affective locus in the human body. The sections cover integumentary, skeletal, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive transmissible pathogens. This high-profile encyclopedia will be an essential addition to academic libraries worldwide.
Part of a four-volume set, publishing separately. Topical volumes cover Allergic Diseases, Autoimmune Diseases, Vaccines and Immunodeficiency Diseases
Appeals to a broad range of researchers and professionals, including microbiologists and infectious disease specialists
Covers all angles of the subject—genetics, physiology, metabolism, pathogenesis, and applied microbiology