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Influenza

Author: C W Potter
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2002.
Series: Perspectives in medical virology, v. 7.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Since the influenza virus was first isolated in the laboratory some 70 years ago, the disease has been the subject of intense study, and our knowledge has escalated as the newer techniques of medicine and science have made further advances possible. At the present time, our information of the disease and the virus that causes it is probably more detailed than for any other virus infection, perhaps excluding the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Influena
(DLC) 2002069763
(OCoLC)49743745
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C W Potter
ISBN: 0444506276 9780444506276
OCLC Number: 63128377
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction. Influenza virus replication (E. Fodor, G.G. Brownlee). Influenza virus surface glycoproteins, haemagglutinin and neuraminidase: A personal account (G. Laver). Influenza virus antigens and 'antigenic drift' (A.W. Hampson). Pandemic influenza: Antigenic shift (C. Scholtissek). The 1918 'Spanish' influenza pandemic and characterization of the virus that caused it. (J.K. Taubenberger, A.H. Reid). A perspective from general practice on selected influenza topics: Near patient tests, influenza in pregnancy, influenza in children (D.M. Fleming). Inactivated influenza vaccines (W.A. Keitel, R.B. Couch). Mucosal delivery of inactivated influenza virus vaccines in man (R. Jennings, R.C. Read). Drugs to combat the epidemic and pandemic faces of influenza (J.S. Oxford et al.). List of addresses.
Series Title: Perspectives in medical virology, v. 7.
Responsibility: editor, C.W. Potter.

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M.H.V. van Regenmortel...This refreshing volume, edited by C.W. Potter, offers personalized accounts by some of the key players in influenza research of what has been done in the past 50 years and Read more...

 
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