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The role of animals in emerging viral diseases

Author: Nicholas Johnson
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Academic Press/Elsevier, [2014]
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Presents the structure, genome, and methods of transmission that influence emergence and considers non-viral factors that favor emergence, such as animal domestication, human demography, population  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Johnson
ISBN: 9780124051911 012405191X
OCLC Number: 851418376
Notes: Available in 2013.
Description: xvii, 344 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. A short introduction to disease emergence / Nicholas Johnson : Human factors that influence emergence ; Virus factors that influence emergence ; Animal factors that influence emergence ; Emerging viruses --
2. Patterns of foot-and-mouth disease virus distribution in Africa / Miriam B. Casey, [and eleven others] : The disease ; Global distribution and potential for emergence ; Historical emergence of FMD in Africa ; Maintenance of FMD in different reservoir populations in Sub-Saharan Africa ; Opportunities for Buffalo-to-livestock transmission ; Importance of FMD in developing communities in Africa ; Prospects for FMD control in Africa --
3. Paroviruses of carnivores / Andrew B. Allison and Colin R. Parrish : The hosts ; The virus ; Parvoviruses of carnivores, the early years ; Emergence of CPV: a new virus in dogs ; Evolution of the host receptor, and the role of specific virus binding ; Evolution of the viruses in deep time and over the past decades ; Epidemiology, control, vaccines and protection --
4. Rabies / Conrad Freuling [and four others] : Human translocation of domestic rabid animals ; Human translocation of rabid wildlife ; Translocation by animal migration ; Wildlife conservation ; Livestock ; Challenges of urban wildlife ; Climate and environmental change --
5. Lassa fever / Elisabeth Fichet-Calvet : The symptoms of Lassa fever ; The genome ; The reservoir ; Transmission: rodent to human ; Transmission: human to human ; Transmission: human to rodent ; Distribution of disease ; Co-evolution --
Henipaviruses / Glenn A. Marsh and Lin-Fa Wang : Global distribution ; Classification ; Genome organization ; Replication cycle ; Hendra virus ; Natural reservoirs of henipaviruses ; Transmission of Hendra virus ; Transmission of NiV virus in Malaysia, Bangladesh and India ; Risk factors for increased henipavirus outbreaks ; Development of vaccine and therapeutics --
7. The role of birds in the spread of West Nile virus / Paul Gale and Nicholas Johnson : Virus classification and structure ; Discovery and arthropod-borne virus persistence ; Distribution of West Nile virus ; Description of disease in humans ; Disease in horses and other domestic animals ; Diagnosis of West Nile virus ; Mosquito vector ; Emergence of West Nile virus in the Mediterranean Basin ; Emergence of West Nile virus in the Western Hemisphere ; Potential role of birds in the introduction and spread of WNV --
8. Rift Valley fever virus / Janusz T. Paweska and Petrus Jansen van Vuren : RVFV taxonomy and molecular biology ; The functions and role of RVFV proteins in disease pathology ; Molecular epidemiology and genetic diversity ; Emergence of endemic lineages, single and multiple introductions ; The impact of large scale vaccination on the evolution and virulence of RVFV ; Rift Valley fever virus vectors, their ecology and role in transmission ; Hosts and their role in maintenance of Rift Valley fever virus ; Gaps in knowledge and future research --
9. From simian to human immunodeficiency viruses (SIV to HIV) / Denis M. Tebit and Eric J. Arts : Classification, genome structure, and replication ; Geographical distribution and origin of SIVs ; Emergence, cross species transmission and classification of HIV ; SIV adaptation to the human host ; Restriction factors preventing cross-species transmission of retroviruses ; The role of humans in the emergence and geographical spread of immunodeficiency viruses --
10. Hantavirus emergence in rodents, insectivores and bats / Mathias Schlegel [and four others] : Discovery of hantaviruses ; Virus classification ; Structure and genome organization of hantaviruses ; Replication ; Geographical distribution of hantaviruses ; Disease in humans ; Diagnosis of hantavirus infections ; Hantavirus reservoirs and transmission ; Hantavirus emergence ; Role of rodents in driving outbreaks ; Predictive modeling of human hantavirus infection risk --
11. Nipah virus / David T.S. Hayman and Nicholas Johnson : Nipah virus outbreaks ; Nipah virus virology and disease ; Bat reservoir hosts ; Evidence for a wider distribution of Nipah virus ; Control of outbreaks ; Future directions --
12. Synthesis / Philip R. Wakeley, Sarah North and Nicholas Johnson : The role of history of virus disease emergence ; Retrospective testing or analysis to define disease emergence ; Virus detection using molecular techniques ; Future prospects for virus detection.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Johnson.

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