By Jacques Descotes
Lyon-RTH Laennec college of medication, France. creation to key immunotoxicological concerns. Considers the overall healthiness results of immunotoxicity and addresses the cutting-edge equipment used to realize and assessment unforeseen immunotoxic results of xenobiotics, either preclinically and clinically. For undergraduate and graduate scholars. Hardcover, softcover additionally to be had.
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The development of infectious complications in exposed individuals is indeed much more convincing evidence of the immunotoxic role of the chemical exposure under consideration, than the finding of immune function changes and still more so, than merely descriptive alterations of the normal architecture of selected lymphoid organs. The use of experimental infection models is therefore logical in immunotoxicity evaluation, but these models must be carefully selected to evidence the adverse consequences of unexpected immunosuppression related to chemical exposure.