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The second edition of Avian Immunology provides an up-to-date overview of the current knowledge of avian immunology. From the ontogeny of the avian immune system to practical application in vaccinology, the book encompasses all aspects of innate and adaptive immunity in chickens. In addition, chapters are devoted to the immunology of other commercially important species such as turkeys and ducks, and to ecoimmunology summarizing the knowledge of immune responses in free-living birds often in relation to reproductive success. 455 p.




Authors expertises affiliations

  • Karel A. Schat, Editor. DVM, PhD. Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (USA).
  • Bernd Kaspers, Editor. DVM, PhD. Institute for Animal Physiology, University of Munich (Germany).
  • Pete Kaiser, Editor. The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS, University of Edinburgh (GBR).

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  • Publication date (print): 2013-07
  • ISBN (print): 978-0-12-396965-1

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