Publisher description for Immunotoxicology and immunopharmacology / edited by Robert Luebke, Robert House, and Ian Kim.

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This third edition of Immunotoxicology and Immunopharmacology provides the latest methodologies for estimating human health risk from exposure to drugs and chemical agents. This edition includes new sections on immunopharmacology and immunotoxicology of therapeutics, developmental immunotoxicology, and neuroimmunology. With a greater focus on mechanisms and risk assessment, it features a broader scope with increased information on autoimmunity, hypersensitivity responses, inflammation, and wildlife species. Written by internationally recognized immunotoxicologists and immunopharmacologists, this text identifies how exposure to chemicals and drugs can alter normal functioning.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Immunotoxins -- pharmacology.
Immune System -- drug effects.
Immune System -- immunology.