Albright, Joseph F.

Aging, immunity, and infection / by Joseph F. Albright and Julia W. Albright. - Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, c2003. - x, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - Infectious disease . - Infectious disease (Totowa, N.J.) .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Human Aging: Present and Future --
Demographics --
Infectious Diseases of the Aging --
Limits on Life Expectancy and Future Prospects --
Theories of Senescence --
Aging and Altered Resistance to Infection --
Relatively Common Bacterial Infections of Aging Humans --
Selected Examples of Age-Associated Susceptibility to Bacterial Infections --
Bacterial Interactions with Mucosal Surfaces --
Antibiotic Resistance and Bacterial Variation --
Viral Infections in Aging Humans --

0896036448 (alk. paper)


Developmental immunology.
Older people.
Immunosuppression.
Natural immunity.
Infection
Immunity
Aging
Infection--Age factors.--Aged.--physiology.--physiopathology--Aged.

616.079 / ALB

QW 540 / A342a 2003

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