Health Reference Series: Immune System Disorders Sourcebook

Editor/Author Jones, Keith
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1468-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 20
Book Status: Available
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Immune System Disorders Sourcebook, 3rd Edition, provides information about immune system function as well as symptoms and treatments for inherited, acquired, and autoimmune diseases and related disorders, including primary immune deficiency, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), lupus, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and Graves disease.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Immune System Overview
  • Chapter 1— Understanding the Immune System: How It Works
  • Chapter 2— Immunity Types
  • Chapter 3— Features of an Immune Response
  • Chapter 4— Immune Cells
  • Chapter 5— Immune Tolerance
  • Chapter 6— Disorders of the Immune System
  • Chapter 7— Understanding How Vaccines Work
  • Chapter 8— Influence of Alcohol on Immune Response
  • Chapter 9— Immune System Research
  • Part II: Diagnosis of Immune System Disorders
  • Chapter 10—Getting a Proper Diagnosis of Autoimmune Disease
  • Chapter 11—Immune Function Blood Tests
  • Chapter 12-Antibody Blood Tests
  • Section 12.1-Anti Nuclear Antibody (ANA) Test
  • Section 12.2-C-Reactive Protein
  • Section 12.3—Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)
  • Section 12.4—Rheumatoid Factor
  • Section 12.5—Serum Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (SACE)
  • Section 12.6—Protein Electrophoresis and Immunofixation Electrophoresis
  • Chapter 13—Genetic Testing
  • Chapter 14—Allergen-Specific Immunoglobulin E (IgE) Blood Test
  • Chapter 15—Laboratory Tests Used to Diagnose and Evaluate Lupus
  • Part III: Inherited Immune Deficiency Diseases
  • Chapter 16—Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases (PIDDs)
  • Section 16.1—Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases (PIDDs) Explained
  • Section 16.2—Congenital Neutropenia Syndromes
  • Section 16.3—Glycosylation Disorders with Immunodeficiency
  • Chapter 17—Ataxia-Telangiectasia
  • Chapter 18—Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
  • Chapter 19—Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD)
  • Chapter 20-CTLA4 Deficiency
  • Chapter 21—DiGeorge Syndrome (22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome)
  • Chapter 22-DOCK8 Deficiency
  • Chapter 23—Hyper-Immunoglobulin M (Hyper-IgM) Syndromes
  • Chapter 24—PI3 Kinase Disease
  • Chapter 25—PLCG2-associated Antibody Deficiency and Immune Dysregulation (PLAID)
  • Chapter 26—Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)
  • Chapter 27—Warts, Hypogammaglobulinemia, Infections, and Myelokathexis Syndrome (WHIMS)
  • Chapter 28—Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS)
  • Chapter 29—X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia (XLA)
  • Chapter 30—X-Linked Immunodeficiency with Magnesium Defect, Epstein-Barr Virus Infection, and Neoplasia (XMEN)
  • Chapter 31—X-Linked Lymphoproliferative Disease (XLP)
  • Chapter 32—Rare Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
  • Section 32.1—Interferon Gamma, Interleukin 12, Interleukin 23 Deficiencies
  • Section 32.2—Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID)
  • Section 32.3—Hyper-Immunoglobulin E Syndrome (Job Syndrome)
  • Section 32.4—Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency (LAD)
  • Part IV: Acquired Immune Deficiency Diseases
  • Chapter 33—Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Chapter 34—Opportunistic Infections
  • Chapter 35—Graft Versus Host Disease
  • Part V: Autoimmune Diseases
  • Chapter 36—Understanding Autoimmune Diseases
  • Chapter 37—Autoimmune Disease in Women
  • Chapter 38—Addison Disease
  • Chapter 39—Alopecia Areata
  • Chapter 40—Autoimmune-Related Anemias
  • Section 40.1—Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Section 40.2—Pernicious Anemia
  • Chapter 41—Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
  • Chapter 42—Arthritis
  • Section 42.1—Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Section 42.2—Juvenile Arthritis
  • Section 42.3-Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Chapter 43—Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Chapter 44—Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS)
  • Chapter 45—Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type 1 (APS-1)
  • Chapter 46—Behçet Disease
  • Chapter 47—Celiac Disease
  • Chapter 48—Type 1 Diabetes: Insulin Dependant
  • Chapter 49—Glomerular Diseases
  • Chapter 50—Goodpasture Syndrome
  • Chapter 51—Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • Chapter 52—Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
  • Chapter 53—Immune Thrombocytopenia
  • Chapter 54—Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Section 54.1—Crohn's Disease
  • Section 54.2-Ulcerative Colitis
  • Chapter 55—Inflammatory Myopathies
  • Section 55.1—Inflammatory Myopathies Explained
  • Section 55.2—Dermatomyositis
  • Section 55.3—Inclusion-Body Myositis
  • Section 55.4—Polymyositis
  • Chapter 56—Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS)
  • Chapter 57—Lupus
  • Chapter 58—Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 59—Myasthenia Gravis
  • Chapter 60-Myocarditis
  • Chapter 61—Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Chapter 62—Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PANDAS)
  • Chapter 63—Pemphigus Diseases
  • Chapter 64—Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Chapter 65—Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Chapter 66—Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Chapter 67—Psoriasis
  • Chapter 68—Sarcoidosis
  • Chapter 69—Scleroderma
  • Chapter 70—Sjögren Syndrome
  • Chapter 71—Thyroid Disease
  • Section 71.1—Graves Disease
  • Section 71.2—Hashimoto Disease
  • Chapter 72-Uveitis
  • Chapter 73-Vitiligo
  • Part VI: Other Altered Immune Responses
  • Chapter 74—Allergies and Asthma
  • Chapter 75—Serum Sickness
  • Chapter 76—Blood Transfusion Reaction
  • Chapter 77—Transplant Rejection
  • Chapter 78—Anaphylaxis
  • Part VII: Treatments for Immune Deficiencies and Diseases
  • Chapter 79—Immune Globulin Intravenous Injection (IGIV)
  • Chapter 80—Plasmapheresis for Autoimmune Disease
  • Chapter 81-Gene Therapy
  • Chapter 82—Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Chapter 83—Treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection
  • Chapter 84—Treatments for Rheumatic Conditions
  • Chapter 85—Immunotherapy for Allergies
  • Chapter 86—Immunotherapy for Cancer
  • Chapter 87—Asthma Treatment
  • Part VIII: Coping with Immune Disease
  • Chapter 88—Coping with Autoimmunity
  • Chapter 89—Students with Chronic Illnesses: Guidance for Families, Schools, and Students
  • Chapter 90—Immunization Recommendations for People with a Weakened Immune System
  • Chapter 91—Recommendations for Travelers with Immune System Disorders
  • Part IX: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 92—Glossary of Immune System Terms
  • Chapter 93—Glossary of Autoimmune Diseases
  • Chapter 94—Directory of Organizations with Immune Disorders Information