Allergy and Allergic Diseases, 2 Volume Set by A. Barry Kay, Jean Bousquet, Patrick G. Holt, Allen P. PDF

By A. Barry Kay, Jean Bousquet, Patrick G. Holt, Allen P. Kaplan

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This quantity e-book is a phenomenal reference resource on all elements of hypersensitive reaction and allergic ailments. protecting almost each allergic situation, from the immunological and molecular foundation of the allergic reaction to destiny developments in allergic ailment prevention, this new overseas editorial staff (A.B.Kay, Jean Bousquet, Pat Holt and Allen Kaplan) have thoroughly revised and up-to-date the textual content, from either a systematic and scientific point of view. References will stay additional to the textual content till it is going to press making this the main up to date e-book to be had within the field.

This moment variation involves greater than 1,800 pages contained inside ninety eight chapters.

The fee features a totally searchable spouse CD ROM with the full textual content and over three hundred photographs from the publication in complete colour.

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1 Hypersensitivity reactions: Landmark findings and theories throughout the ages (adapted from De Weck (1997)). 28th BC Shen Nung First reference to an anti-asthmatic plant (“ma-huang”), shown later to contain ephedrine, in the first herbal compendium Pen Ts’ao 2698 BC 2641 BC Huang Ti Menes First decription of asthma (“noisy breathing”) in the Nei Ching, oldest treatise of internal medicine. ) However, interpretation of hieroglyph controversial (Avenberg & Harper, 1980) 460–365 BC Hippocrates Description of asthma, eczema and allergy to goats’ milk and cheese 25 BC–AD 40 Aulus Celsus Thorough description of dyspnoea, asthma and orthopnoea in treatise “De medica” AD c.

Von Pirquet, C. & Schick, B. (1905) Die Serum Krankheit. (Serum Sickness, English translation 1951). Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore. Wagner, R. (1968) Clemens von Pirquet. His Life and Work. The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore. , Coles, N. et al. (1982) Bronchoconstrictor effects of leukotriene C in humans. Science 216, 196–8. Wharton-Jones, T. (1846) The blood-corpuscle considered in the different phases of development in the animal series. Memoir I. Vertebrata. Philos Trans R Soc Lond 136, 63–87.

G. qxd 4/1/08 20:04 Page 20 PART 1 Immunology of the Allergic Response Fig. 28 Jack Pepys (1914–96). Identified thermophilic actinomycetes as a cause of farmer’s lung. Major contributions to our understanding of the etiology and pathogenesis of allergic alveolitis, occupational asthma, and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. ) antigen–antibody complex glomerulonephritis, and deposition of antigen–antibody complexes at other sites such as the skin as in certain vasculitic skin rashes. Type IV reactions refer to situations where specifically sensitized T cells react with allergen or antigen deposited at the local site, as in delayed- or tuberculin-type hypersensitivity.

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