© 2005 A. Rabson, I.M. Roitt, P.J. DelvesPublished by Blackwell Publishing LtdBlackwell Publishing, Inc., 350 Main Street, Malden, Massachusetts 02148-5020, USABlackwell Publishing Ltd, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UKBlackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd, 550 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, AustraliaThe right of the Authors to be identiﬁed as the Authors of this Work has been asserted in accordancewith the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system,or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording orotherwise, except as permitted by the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, without theprior permission of the publisher.First published 2000Reprinted 2001Second edition 2005Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataRabson, Arthur.Really essential medical immunology / Arthur Rabson, Ivan M. Roitt,Peter J. Delves.
2nd ed.p. ;cm.Rev. ed. of: Really essential medical immunology / Ivan Roitt andArthur Rabson. 2000.Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN 1-4051-2115-71.Clinical immunology.[DNLM:1.Immunity.QW 540 R116r 2005]I.Roitt, Ivan M. (IvanMaurice)II.Delves, Peter J.III.Roitt, Ivan M. (Ivan Maurice). Reallyessential medical immunology.IV.Title.RC582.R65 2005616.07’9
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