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Immunogenetics

Immunology

Acquired Immunity

  1. Marie-Anne Shaw BSc PhD Senior Lecturer in Human Genetics

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0111

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Shaw, M.-A. 2010. Immunogenetics. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Leeds, School of Biology, Leeds, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Simple Versus Complex Inheritance
  • 2
    Defining Clinical Phenotype
  • 3
    Testing for Genetic Control
  • 4
    Approaches for Gene Identification
  • 5
    Linkage
  • 6
    Association
  • 7
    Single Gene Control of the Immune Response and Beyond
  • 8
    Commonly Investigated Genes
  • 9
    Viral Infections
  • 10
    Bacterial Infections
  • 11
    Fungal Infections
  • 12
    Protozoal Infections
  • 13
    Helminth Infection
  • 14
    Conclusion
  • 15
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • immunogenetics and genetic control testing;
  • simple versus complex inheritance;
  • gene identification approaches;
  • single gene control of immune response and beyond;
  • bacterial infections and protozoal infections;
  • Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer;
  • deficiency of terminal complement components C6–C9 and Neisseria meningitides