This volume takes a broad approach to the origin and development of viral disease, and aims to illustrate the interaction between virus and host. The first section covers the viral life cycle, the pathology of viral disease, the immune response, treatment, and prevention. The next section discusses the detection and quantification of viral genomes, messages, and proteins in tissues. In addition, it reviews procedures for animal studies.The study of viral disease evolution brings together a wide variety of disciplines, ranging from viral genetics to global epidemiology. ... in the body of this chapter, provide a potential key to understanding the principles that guide the evolution of viral diseases. However, the examples lead to more questions than answers, and many of the questions are open- ended. ... 16. Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Zaire, 1976: report of an international commission. Bull WHO 1978;56:271-293. 17.
|Author||:||Neal Nathanson, Rafi Ahmed|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott - 1997-01-01|