Immunology of the Female Genital Tract

Authors: Weissenbacher, E.-R., Wirth, M., Mylonas, I., Ledger, W.J., Witkin, S.S.

  • Broad and up-to-date overview of immunology of the female genital tract
  • Discusses results from the most important recent studies
  • Encompasses the immunology of viral and bacterial infections, the immunology of pregnancy, and immunological infertility
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This book systematically reviews and discusses recent studies and articles on the immunology of female genital tract tissue. The scope is broad, encompassing innate immune responses, adaptive (humoral and cell-mediated) immunity, the immunology of menstruation, the immunology of viral and bacterial infections, the immunology of normal and abnormal pregnancy, and immunological infertility. Throughout, tables and illustrations are judiciously used to facilitate understanding. Immunology of the Female Genital Tract will serve as an invaluable source of up-to-date information for all with an interest in this subject.

About the authors

Professor Ernst Rainer Weissenbacher is Director of the Clinic and Polyclinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics at Großhadern Clinic, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich. He is also President of the European Society for Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Professor Weissenbacher is recognized as a leading authority in the field and has written several books as well as many journal articles. He has a particular interest in the care of high-risk pregnancies and the treatment of infections of the female genital tract, and has also been a strong proponent of use of the Gardasil vaccine to combat cervical cancer.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Weissenbacher, Ernst Rainer (et al.)

    Pages 1-2

  • Fundamentals of Immunology

    Weissenbacher, Ernst Rainer (et al.)

    Pages 3-13

  • General Immunology of the Genital Tract

    Weissenbacher, Ernst Rainer (et al.)

    Pages 15-64

  • Immunology of Genital Tract Infections

    Weissenbacher, Ernst Rainer (et al.)

    Pages 65-162

  • Immunology in Reproductive Medicine

    Weissenbacher, Ernst Rainer (et al.)

    Pages 163-249

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Softcover $139.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Immunology of the Female Genital Tract
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-14906-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-14906-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-14905-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50669-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 262
Number of Illustrations and Tables
19 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
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