The Arenaviruses — An Introduction

  • M. B. A. Oldstone
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 133)

Abstract

Viruses are generally studied either because they cause significant human, animal or plant disease or for their utility as materials to probe a basic phenomenon in biology, chemistry, genetics or molecular biology. Arenaviruses are unusually interesting in that they occupy both of these categories.

Keywords

Europe Meningitis Arena Argentina Aires 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. B. A. Oldstone
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ImmunologyScripps Clinic and Research FoundationLa JollaUSA

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