Hantaviruses by C. SchmaljohnHantaviruses by C. Schmaljohn


byC. SchmaljohnEditorS.T. Nichol

Paperback | November 1, 2012

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Hantaviruses are found world-wide and are associated with two severe disease syndromes, hemorrhagic fever and hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. The recent studies in this volume provide a basis for understanding the high human pathogenicity of theses viruses and their continued maintenance and transmission within rodent populations.
Title:HantavirusesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:198 pagesPublished:November 1, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:364262491X

ISBN - 13:9783642624919

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Table of Contents

Hantviruses: history and overview.-Replication of hantaviruses.-Hantavirus maturation.-Evolution and genetic diversity of hantaviruses and their rodent hosts.-Modeling hantavirus maintenance and transmission in rodent communities.-Cellular receptors and hantavirus pathogenesis.-Clinical manifestations of new world hantaviruses.-Clinical characteristics of hantavirus infection on the Eurasian continent.-Host genetics, human immune response and severity of disease.-Vaccines.-Subject index