Fenner And White's Medical Virology, 5

Hardcover | November 30, 2016

byChristopher J. Burrell, Colin R. Howard, Frederick A. Murphy

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Fenner and White's Medical Virology, Fifth Edition provides an integrated view of related sciences, from cell biology, to medical epidemiology and human social behavior. The perspective represented by this book, that of medical virology as an infectious disease science, is meant to provide a starting point, an anchor, for those who must relate the subject to clinical practice, public health practice, scholarly research, and other endeavors. The book presents detailed exposition on the properties of viruses, how viruses replicate, and how viruses cause disease. These chapters are then followed by an overview of the principles of diagnosis, epidemiology, and how virus infections can be controlled. The first section concludes with a discussion on emergence and attempts to predict the next major public health challenges. These form a guide for delving into the specific diseases of interest to the reader as described in Part II. This lucid and concise, yet comprehensive, text is admirably suited to the needs of not only advanced students of science and medicine, but also postgraduate students, teachers, and research workers in all areas of virology. Features updated and expanded coverage of pathogenesis and immunity Contains the latest laboratory diagnostic methods Provides insights into clinical features of human viral disease, vaccines, chemotherapy, epidemiology, and control

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Fenner and White's Medical Virology, Fifth Edition provides an integrated view of related sciences, from cell biology, to medical epidemiology and human social behavior. The perspective represented by this book, that of medical virology as an infectious disease science, is meant to provide a starting point, an anchor, for those who mus...

AO, BSc(Med), MBBS, PhD, FRCPath, FRCPA. Emeritus Professor of Virology, University of Adelaide, and former Head of the Infectious Diseases Laboratories, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. His research expertise lies in hepatitis viruses particularly hepatitis B; HIV and AIDS; influenza; ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:604 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 30, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:012375156X

ISBN - 13:9780123751560

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Table of Contents

Part I: Principles of Virology

Chapter 1. History and Impact of Virology

Chapter 2. Classification of Viruses and Phylogenetic Relationships

Chapter 3. Virion Structure and Composition

Chapter 4. Virus Replication

Chapter 5. Innate Immunity

Chapter 6. Adaptive Immune Responses to Infection

Chapter 7. Pathogenesis of Virus Infections

Chapter 8. Patterns of Infection

Chapter 9. Mechanisms of Viral Oncogenesis

Chapter 10. Laboratory Diagnosis of Virus Diseases

Chapter 11. Vaccines and Vaccination

Chapter 12. Antiviral Chemotherapy

Chapter 13. Epidemiology of Viral Infections

Chapter 14. Control, Prevention, and Eradication

Chapter 15. Emerging Virus Diseases

Part II: Specific Virus Diseases of Humans

Chapter 16. Poxviruses

Chapter 17. Herpesviruses

Chapter 18. Adenoviruses

Chapter 19. Papillomaviruses

Chapter 20. Polyomaviruses

Chapter 21. Parvoviruses

Chapter 22. Hepatitis B and Hepatitis Delta Viruses

Chapter 23. Retroviruses

Chapter 24. Reoviruses

Chapter 25. Orthomyxoviruses

Chapter 26. Paramyxoviruses

Chapter 27. Rhabdoviruses

Chapter 28. Filoviruses

Chapter 29. Bunyaviruses

Chapter 30. Arenaviruses

Chapter 31. Coronaviruses

Chapter 32. Picornaviruses

Chapter 33. Caliciviruses

Chapter 34. Astroviruses

Chapter 35. Togaviruses

Chapter 36. Flaviviruses

Chapter 37. Hepeviruses

Chapter 38. Prions

Chapter 39. Viral Syndromes