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December 27, 1941

Immunity Against Animal Parasites

JAMA. 1941;117(26):2294. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820520090048

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Abstract

The author intends this volume to be of value to those beginning the study of the fundamental principles of immunity in relation to the parasitic forms of life, but he assumes that the reader is well versed in the fundamentals of both parasitology and immunology.

The contents of the book are divided into an introduction and three parts: part one relates to resistance and acquired immunity, part two relates to immunity in specific diseases and part three discusses applied immunology. In addition there is included a list of the abbreviations of names of periodicals and an adequate index. Part one discusses natural resistance, age resistance, specifically acquired immunity, requisites for immune response, parasites which elicit immunity, mechanisms of specific immunity and demonstrations of immunity; part two describes the immunity from the amebiases, the leishmaniases, the trypanosomiases, the malarias, the coccidioses, the trematodiases, the cestodiases, the nematodiases and the arthropods and

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