The Role of Micro-organisms in Non-infectious Diseases

  • René R. P. de Vries
  • Irun R. Cohen
  • Jon J. van Rood

Part of the Argenteuil Symposia book series (ARGENTEUIL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. J. J. van Rood, F. H. J. Claas, R. R. P. de Vries
      Pages 1-5
  3. Autoimmune and Immunopathological Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. G. H. Stollerman
      Pages 9-23
    3. N. R. Rose, D. A. Neumann, C. L. Burek, A. Herskowitz
      Pages 25-38
  4. Malignancies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. A. J. van der Eb
      Pages 83-90
    3. M. A. Epstein
      Pages 91-98
  5. Mechanisms and their Implications for Prevention and Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. T. Koizumi, A. Puccetti, J. André-Schwartz, K. Barrett, R. S. Schwartz
      Pages 123-130
    3. R. Mirakian, A. Ciampolillo, U. Deuss, A. Miyazaki, G. F. Bottazzo
      Pages 131-154
    4. T. Dyrberg
      Pages 155-165
    5. R. R. P. de Vries, W. C. A. van Schooten, T. H. M. Ottenhoff
      Pages 175-184
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 185-188

About this book


Based on a symposium covering latest research, this volume contains contributions by international experts. They investigate the role that viruses play in certain diseases, and include discussions of animal models and human trials. Some of the chapters cover specifically: streptococci and rheumatic heart disease, Epstein-Barr infection and cancer, and molecular mimicry and autoimmune disease.


Immunologie autoimmune disease autoimmunity bacteria diseases infection infectious infectious disease infectious diseases onkogene Viren pathology prevention retroviruses transplantation virus

Editors and affiliations

  • René R. P. de Vries
    • 1
  • Irun R. Cohen
    • 2
  • Jon J. van Rood
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Immunohaematology and Blood BankUniversity HospitalLeidenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Cell BiologyThe Weizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-1798-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-1796-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-004X
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