Skip to main content Accessibility help
  • Print publication year: 2013
  • Online publication date: March 2013

13 - The immune response to infection

from Section 3 - Infection: general principles

Related content

Powered by UNSILO
Further reading
Several excellent textbooks provide detailed further information on the immune system. These include the following.
Murphy, K, Travers, P, Walport, M. (2008). Janeway's Immunobiology. 7th edn. New York and London: Garland Science.
Delves, PJ, Martin, SJ, Burton, D RRoitt, IM. (2006). Roitt's Essential Immunology. 11th edn. Blackwell Publishing.
Abbas, AK, Lichtman, AH, Shiv, P. (2007). Cellular and Molecular Immunology. 6th edn. Saunders Elsevier.
Alper, CA, Colten, HR, Rosen, FS. et al. (1972). Homozygous deficiency of C3 in a patient with repeated infections. Lancet; 2: 1179–81.
Altare, F, Durandy, A, Lammas, D. et al. (1998). Impairment of mycobacterial immunity in human interleukin-12 receptor deficiency. Science; 280: 1432–5.
Banchereau, J, Steinman, RM. (1998). Dendritic cells and the control of immunity. Nature; 392: 245–52.
Brinkmann, V, Reichard, U, Goosmann, C. et al. (2004). Neutrophil extracellular traps kill bacteria. Science; 303: 1532–5.
Bruton, OC. (1952). Agammaglobulinemia. Pediatrics; 9: 722–8.
Chandra, RK. (2002). Nutrition and the immune system from birth to old age. Eur J Clin Nutr; 56: S73–6.
Chaplin, DD. (2010). Overview of the immune response. J Allergy Clin Immunol; 125: S3–23.
Edmunds, WJ, Medley, GF, Nokes, DJ, Hall, AJWhittle, HC. (1993). The influence of age on the development of the hepatitis B carrier state. Proc Biol Sci; 253: 197–201.
Elliott, AM, Luo, N, Tembo, G. et al. (1990) Impact of HIV on tuberculosis in Zambia: a cross sectional study. Br Med J; 301: 412–5.
Fitzsimmons, CM, Dunne, DW. (2009). Survival of the fittest: allergology or parasitology?Trends Parasitol; 25: 447–51.
Gold, R, Goldschneider, I, Lepow, ML. et al. (1978). Carriage of Neisseria meningitidis and Neisseria lactamica in infants and children. J Infect Dis; 137: 112–21.
Goletti, D, Weissman, D, Jackson, RW. et al. (1996). Effect of Mycobacterium tuberculosis on HIV replication. Role of immune activation. J Immunol; 157: 1271–8.
Harding, CV, Boom, WH. (2010). Regulation of antigen presentation by Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a role for Toll-like receptors. Nat Rev Microbiol; 8: 296–307.
Hewitson, JP, Grainger, JR, Maizels, RM. (2009). Helminth immunoregulation: the role of parasite secreted proteins in modulating host immunity. Mol Biochem Parasitol; 167: 1–11.
Hill, AV, Elvin, J, Willis, AC. et al. (1992). Molecular analysis of the association of HLA-B53 and resistance to severe malaria. Nature; 360: 434–9.
Karasuyama, H, Mukai, K, Tsujimura, Y, Obata, K. (2009). Newly discovered roles for basophils: a neglected minority gains new respect. Nat Rev Immunol; 9: 9–13.
Malhotra, I, Mungai, P, Wamachi, A. et al. (1999). Helminth- and Bacillus Calmette–Guerin-induced immunity in children sensitized in utero to filariasis and schistosomiasis. J Immunol; 162: 6843–8.
Mora, JR, Iwata, M, Eksteen, B. et al. (2006). Generation of gut-homing IgA-secreting B cells by intestinal dendritic cells. Science; 314: 1157–60.
Newport, MJ, Huxley, CM, Huston, S. et al. (1996). A mutation in the interferon-gamma-receptor gene and susceptibility to mycobacterial infection. N Engl J Med; 335: 1941–9.
Nikolich-Zugich, J, Rudd, BD. (2010). Immune memory and aging: an infinite or finite resource?Curr Opin Immunol; 22: 535–40.
Ohnmacht, C, Schwartz, C, Panzer, M. et al. (2010). Basophils orchestrate chronic allergic dermatitis and protective immunity against helminths. Immunity; 33: 364–74.
Palucka, K, Banchereau, J, Mellman, I. (2010). Designing vaccines based on biology of human dendritic cell subsets. Immunity; 33: 464–78.
Sallusto, F, Lenig, D, Forster, R. et al. (1999). Two subsets of memory T lymphocytes with distinct homing potentials and effector functions. Nature; 401: 708–12.
Sette, A, Rappuoli, R. (2010). Reverse vaccinology: developing vaccines in the era of genomics. Immunity; 33: 530–41.
Sigmundsdottir, H, Pan, J, Debes, GF. et al. (2007). DCs metabolize sunlight-induced vitamin D3 to ‘program’ T cell attraction to the epidermal chemokine CCL27. Nat Immunol; 8: 285–93.
Urban, BC, Ferguson, DJ, Pain, A. et al. (1999). Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes modulate the maturation of dendritic cells. Nature; 400: 73–7.
Wada, T, Ishiwata, K, Koseki, H. et al. (2010). Selective ablation of basophils in mice reveals their nonredundant role in acquired immunity against ticks. J Clin Invest; 120: 2867–75.
Whitworth, J, Morgan, D, Quigley, M. et al. (2000). Effect of HIV-1 and increasing immunosuppression on malaria parasitaemia and clinical episodes in adults in rural Uganda: a cohort study. Lancet; 356: 1051–6.
Who, UNICEF, Bank, W. (2009). State of the World's Vaccines and Immunization. Geneva: World Health Organisation.
Zhu, J, Paul, WE. (2008). CD4 T cells: fates, functions, and faults. Blood; 112: 1557–69.