This issue of ARCR, Alcohol and the Immune System,reviews a broad range of immune-relevant alcohol research, detailing how alcohol-induced disruption of immune pathways can impair the body’s ability to defend against infection, contribute to organ damage associated with alcohol consumption, impede recovery from tissue injury, and potentially contribute to alcohol use disorder among other issues.
 

You can access the full issue here: http://www.arcr.niaaa.nih.gov/arcr/arcr372/toc37_2.htm