Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus by B. W. J. MahyFoot-and-Mouth Disease Virus by B. W. J. Mahy

Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus

EditorB. W. J. Mahy

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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The seven chapters in this volume provide an account of the present knowledge and understanding of FMD pathogenesis and global epidemiology, the detailed structure of the virus itself and the properties of its RNA genome, the immune response of the host and the state of the art in vaccine production, and the nature of FMD virus evolution. It is clear that in all these areas there is still much more to learn about this fascinating virus. Because of its highly contagious nature research work on FMD is restricted to a small number of laboratories worldwide that have adequate containment facilities. Despite this restriction, the recent progress in research on FMD which is described in this volume has provided a remarkable level of understanding of this unique virus.
Title:Foot-and-Mouth Disease VirusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642061230

ISBN - 13:9783642061233

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction and History of Foot-and-Mouth Disease.- Foot-and-Mouth Disease - Host Range and Pathogenesis.- Translation and replication of foot-and-mouth disease virus RNA.- The structure of foot-and - mouth disease virus.- Natural and vaccine-induced immunity to foot-and-mouth disease.- Global epidemiology and prospects for control of foot-and-mouth disease.- Foot-and-mouth disease evolution: exploring pathways towards virus extinction.-Subject Index