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Author Dwyer, John M.

Title The body at war : the story of our immune system / John Dwyer
Edition Second edition
Published St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1993


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 MELB  616.079 Dwy/Baw 1993  DUE 01-07-23
Description xiv, 338 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents Why we need an immune system -- The organisation of defence -- Ancient concepts of immunity: a short history of immunological thought -- Pregnancy, nature's version of transplantation -- Human attempts at transplantation -- The topic of cancer -- Dealing with AIDS -- Understanding allergies -- The painful subject of autoimmunity -- The chronic fatigue syndrome: an immunological mystery disease -- Some weapons of the immunologist -- Reinforcements: the mind as an ally
Notes CIP confirmed
Includes index
Previous ed. first published: Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 1988
Subject Immune system -- Popular works.
Immunity -- Popular works.
Immunologic diseases.
Immunologic diseases -- Popular works.
Immunology -- Popular works.
Immunopathology -- Popular works.
Immune System.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
ISBN 1863734848