2007

Immunology of Fungal Infections

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5491-4 (Print) 978-1-4020-5492-1 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-25

      Macrophages

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      Pages 27-49

      Dendritic cells

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      Pages 51-73

      The Neutrophil

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      Pages 75-97

      Lymphocytes

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      Pages 99-130

      Other Cells: The role of non-neutrophilic granulocytes, NK and NKT cells in fungal immunology

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      Pages 131-148

      Genes and gene pathways in Candida infection

  2. Soluble Factors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-176

      Collectins and Pentraxins

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      Pages 177-199

      Complement in fungal infections and complement evasion strategies

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      Pages 201-234

      Cytokines

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      Pages 235-256

      Antibodies

  3. Non-Opsonic Fungal Receptors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 257-257

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      Pages 259-272

      Recognition of fungal pathogens by Toll-like receptors

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      Pages 273-292

      Fungal ß-Glucans and their Receptors

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      Pages 293-307

      Detection of Fungi by Mannose-based Recognition Receptors

  4. Immunity to Specific Pathogens

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 309-309

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      Pages 311-330

      Pneumocystis

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      Pages 331-360

      Interactions of Aspergillus fumigatus with its host during invasive pulmonary infections

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      Pages 361-382

      Candida

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      Pages 383-407

      Immunology of infections with Cryptococcus neoformans

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      Pages 409-426

      Histoplasma Capsulatum

  5. Fungal Immune Evasion Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 427-427

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      Pages 429-442

      Escape Mechanisms from the Immune Response

  6. Immune-Based Therapeutic Strategies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 443-443

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      Pages 445-463

      Cytokine Treatment of Fungal Infections

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