Dictionary of Virology by Brian W.J. Mahy
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Dictionary of Virology
By Brian W.J. Mahy

The Dictionary of Virology

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Dictionary of Virology by Brian W.J. Mahy

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Completely revised and updated to take into account the new taxonomy and grouping changes made by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses in their 8th Report, this book provides an authoritative and concise list of all viruses affecting vertebrate species, from humans to fish. It includes the new viruses of medical or veterinary importance that have emerged since 2001 such as the new human coronaviruses, SARS and NL63 and a new subtype of influenza (H1N2). It also includes new terms in virology. Extensive cross-referencing and illustrative tables further enhance the use of this book.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780123737328
ISBN-10: 012373732X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 33mm)
Pages: 520
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 22-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Desk Encyclopedia of General Virology by Brian W.J. Mahy Desk Encyclopedia of General Virology, Hardback (September 2009)

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Desk Encyclopedia of Human and Medical Virology by Brian W.J. Mahy Desk Encyclopedia of Human and Medical Virology, Hardback (September 2009)

Provides an understanding to the fields of human and medical virology. With a section that describes general features of common human viruses with specialized chapters related to HIV/AIDS, this volume describes exotic virus infections, including one now eradicated virus (smallpox) and some now controlled by vaccination such as yellow fever.

Desk Encyclopedia Animal and Bacterial Virology by Brian W.J. Mahy Desk Encyclopedia Animal and Bacterial Virology, Hardback (September 2009)

Contains 81 chapters that relate to veterinary and bacterial virology. With a section that describes the general features of farm and other animals of agricultural importance, this title features overviews of important topics within the field that can help in preparation of lectures, writing reports, or drafting grant applications.

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