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Global Virology I - Identifying and Investigating Viral Diseases

Editors: Shapshak, P., Sinnott, J.T., Somboonwit, C., Kuhn, J. (Eds.)

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  • Provides trajectories and illustrations of viruses that have catapulted into the global arena
  • Discusses the need for educating the public on good hygienic practices as a means of curbing the spread of infectious diseases
  • Some of the viruses covered include Ebola, Dengue, Papillomavirus, Hepatitis C, Nipah, Giant, Hanta, Bunya, West Nile Virus, Zikavirus, XMRV, and HIV
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About this book

This book provides trajectories and illustrations of viruses that have catapulted into the global arena (linked to humans, animals, and vectors) due to human behaviors in recent years, as well as viruses that have already shown expansion among humans, animals, and vectors just a few decades ago. Topics in the current book include:

  • vaccines
  • environmental impact
  • emerging virus transmission
  • Filovirus (Ebola)
  • hemorrhagic fevers
  • flaviviruses
  • Dengue evasion
  • papillomaviruses
  • Hepatitis C
  • Nipah virus
  • giant viruses
  • hantaviruses
  • bunyaviruses
  • encephalitides
  • West Nile virus
  • Zika virus
  • XMRV
  • henipaviruses
  • human respiratory syncytial virus
  • influenza A virus
  • several aspects of HIV-1

About the authors

Paul Shapshak, PhD is a member of the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Internal Medicine, and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine,at USF Morsani School of Medicine. His research interests include molecular virology.

John Sinnott, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at the USF Morsani College of Medicine and holds the James Cullison Professorship in Infectious Diseases.

Charurut Somboonwit, MD, FACP, is an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, at USF Morsani School of Medicine. Her research interests include topics in general infectious diseases, and HIV and its long-term complications.

Jens H. Kuhn, MD, PhD, PhD, MS, is a Principal at Tunnell Government Services, Inc. (Bethesda, Maryland, USA) tasked to fulfill the role of Virology Lead at the NIH/NIAID Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, USA. His research interests include high-consequence (BSL-4) pathogen research, biodefense, and medical countermeasure development.

Table of contents (30 chapters)

Table of contents (30 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Virology I - Identifying and Investigating Viral Diseases
Editors
  • Paul Shapshak
  • John T. Sinnott
  • Charurut Somboonwit
  • Jens Kuhn
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-2410-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-2410-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4939-2409-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-4708-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 840
Number of Illustrations
18 b/w illustrations, 98 illustrations in colour
Topics