Our immune system is a complex network of cells continually battling against a barrage of attacks from our environment, quite literally to save our lives. But what protects us from the potentially life-threatening microorganisms that surround us every day? Infection and Immunity describes the main causes of infection that our bodies have to battle against - from bacteria to viruses, fungi to protozoa - and explains the intricate andfascinating ways in which we respond, from detection of potentially dangerous organisms to their ultimate elimination. Presenting a fully-rounded, well-balanced overview of the field, the book also explains how diseases spread, and what measures we can take to control this spread - from vaccination to increasing awareness through public health initiatives.Make a list of the headings you would base your essay on and a suitable order to present them in, and compare your version ... microbeWorld.org/ (general American Society for Microbiology sponsored site on current topics in microbiology.
|Title||:||Infection & Immunity|
|Author||:||John Playfair, Gregory Bancroft|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2013-01-24|