Orthopoxviruses Pathogenic for Humans

  • S. N. Shchelkunov
  • S. S. Marennikova
  • R. W. Moyer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. R. W. Moyer
    Pages 1-10
  3. S. S. Marennikova, R. C. Condit, R. W. Moyer
    Pages 19-87
  4. S. S. Marennikova, S. N. Shchelkunov
    Pages 89-153
  5. S. S. Marennikova, S. N. Shchelkunov
    Pages 155-192
  6. S. S. Marennikova, S. N. Shchelkunov
    Pages 193-248
  7. S. N. Shchelkunov
    Pages 249-301
  8. S. S. Marennikova, S. N. Shchelkunov
    Pages 303-324
  9. S. N. Shchelkunov, S. S. Marennikova
    Pages 325-329
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 331-425

About this book


Orthopoxviruses Pathogenic for Humans covers those viruses capable of causing disease in man, including monkeypox, smallpox, cowpox, and vaccinia. The coverage of each virus is comprehensive, covering the biology, molecular biology, and ecology of the virus as well as the clinical and epidemiological aspects of these viruses in humans and animals. In addition, this volume highlights developments in genetic engineering that are paving the way for potential therapeutic treatments of these viruses.


Public Health Radiologieinformationssystem classification diagnostics epidemiological health infection infections infectious infectious disease molecular biology molecular evolution virus

Authors and affiliations

  • S. N. Shchelkunov
    • 1
  • S. S. Marennikova
    • 1
  • R. W. Moyer
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Molecular Biology of GenomesCenter of Virology and Biotechnology Vector KoltsovoNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Dept. of Molecular Genetics and MicrobiologyUniversity of Florida, College of MedicineGainesvilleUSA

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