Readership: General readers affected by the disorders discussed in the book.
William R. Clark, Professor and Chair Emeritus of Immunology, Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Part I: How The Immune System Works
1: What Is An Immune System?
3: How Do Antibodies Work?
4: T Cells: The Second Arm of Adaptive Immunity
Part II The Immune System in Health and Disease
5: The Immune Response to Infectious Disease: All Out War!
6: When the Immune System is the Problem, and Not The Solution: Microbial Immunopathology
7: Vaccines: How They Work, Why They Sometimes Don't, And What We Can Do About It
8: When the Walls Come Tumbling Down: HIV/AIDS
9: When the Walls Come Tumbling Down: Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases
10: When the Immune System is the Problem, Not The Solution: Hypersensitivity and Allergy
11: The Immune System and Cancer
13: Organ Transplantation
14: First Defense: The Immune System and Bioterrorism