Publisher description for Autoimmunity / edited by M. Eric Gershwin and Yehuda Shoenfeld.

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The incidence of autoimmune diseases is increasing worldwide, and the search for better management of these diseases and even for a cure is being pursued by scientists from many disciplines. Tools from the areas of genetics, neuroscience, cell biology, virology, and infectious disease are being applied to the problem and are yielding useful results.
This is the second volume of a series of four on autoimmunity, and findings related to particular organs, organ systems, and diseases are presented. The focus in Part B is on genetics and advances in treatment. Part A presents new principles in autoimmunity and new diagnostic tools. See Parts C and D for clinical venues in autoimmunity.
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Autoimmunity -- Congresses.
Autoimmune diseases -- Congresses.
Autoimmune Diseases -- Congresses.
Autoimmunity -- genetics -- Congresses.
Immunoassay -- methods -- Congresses.