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Orthopoxviruses Pathogenic for Humans

  • Includes extensive figures, including 52 half-tones, clearly illustrating - among other information - the effects of each virus

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Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Smallpox in Human History

    • R. W. Moyer
    Pages 1-10
  3. Vaccinia Virus

    • S. S. Marennikova, R. C. Condit, R. W. Moyer
    Pages 19-87
  4. Variola (Smallpox) Virus

    • S. S. Marennikova, S. N. Shchelkunov
    Pages 89-153
  5. Monkeypox Virus

    • S. S. Marennikova, S. N. Shchelkunov
    Pages 155-192
  6. Cowpox Virus

    • S. S. Marennikova, S. N. Shchelkunov
    Pages 193-248
  7. Molecular Evolution of Orthopoxviruses

    • S. N. Shchelkunov
    Pages 249-301
  8. Laboratory Diagnostics of Human Orthopoxvirus Infections

    • S. S. Marennikova, S. N. Shchelkunov
    Pages 303-324
  9. Preparedness and Response to Potential Bioterrorism

    • 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.

Keywords

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

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dept. of Molecular Biology of Genomes, Center of Virology and Biotechnology Vector Koltsovo, Novosibirsk, Russia

    S. N. Shchelkunov, S. S. Marennikova

  • Dept. of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, USA

    R. W. Moyer

Bibliographic Information

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eBook USD 139.00
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  • ISBN: 978-0-387-25306-0
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  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 219.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)