Preface to the 2010 Primer on Allergic and Immunologic Diseases
Overview of the immune response
Innate immunity
Adaptive immunity
Structure and function of immunoglobulins
Immunologic messenger molecules
IgE, mast cells, basophils, and eosinophils
Genetics of allergic disease
Asthma
Rhinitis and sinusitis
Food allergy
Drug allergy
Allergic skin diseases
Environmental and occupational allergies
Anaphylaxis
Primary immunodeficiencies
Secondary immunodeficiencies, including HIV infection
Immunologic rheumatic disorders
Vasculitis
Vasculitis
Immunologic endocrine disorders
Diagnostic testing and interpretation of tests for autoimmunity
Pulmonary disorders, including vocal cord dysfunction
Mucosal immunology, eosinophilic esophagitis, and other intestinal inflammatory diseases
Complement disorders and hereditary angioedema
Immune responses to malignancies
Clinical laboratory assessment of immediate-type hypersensitivity
Laboratory evaluation of primary immunodeficiencies
Allergen immunotherapy
Immunomodulator therapy
Transplantation immunology
Embryonic and adult stem cell therapy
Overview of the immune response
Innate immunity
Adaptive immunity
Structure and function of immunoglobulins
Immunologic messenger molecules
IgE, mast cells, basophils, and eosinophils
Genetics of allergic disease
Asthma
Rhinitis and sinusitis
Food allergy
Drug allergy
Allergic skin diseases
Environmental and occupational allergies
Anaphylaxis
Primary immunodeficiencies
Secondary immunodeficiencies, including HIV infection
Immunologic rheumatic disorders
Immunologic endocrine disorders
Diagnostic testing and interpretation of tests for autoimmunity
Pulmonary disorders, including vocal cord dysfunction
Mucosal immunology, eosinophilic esophagitis, and other intestinal inflammatory diseases
Complement disorders and hereditary angioedema
Immune responses to malignancies
Clinical laboratory assessment of immediate-type hypersensitivity
Laboratory evaluation of primary immunodeficiencies
Allergen immunotherapy
Immunomodulator therapy
Transplantation immunology
Embryonic and adult stem cell therapy
Answers to Study questions