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Basic Veterinary Immunology
Large animal reference guide
  1. Melanie S. Lean

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Gerald N. Callahan and Robin M. Yates
337 pages, paperback, $65.
Colorado University Press. 2014.
ISBN 978 1 60732 218 4

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‘BASIC Veterinary Immunology’ provides exactly ‘what it says on the tin’ – a much needed, entry-level introduction to veterinary-specific immunology. Aimed at students, it fills a gap in the market and, in doing so, will be a welcome read for anyone requiring an understanding of immunology either for curriculum-based studies, or to build on basic existing knowledge.

Laid out over 337 pages, the book encompasses 18 chapters, including key areas such as the innate and adaptive immune systems. Chapter 1 (overview of mechanisms of defence) provides a snapshot of immune …

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