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Textbook of Influenza

[edited by] Karl G. Nicholson, Robert G. Webster, Alan J. Hay
Format
Book
Published
Oxford ; Malden, MA, USA : Blackwell Science, c1998.
Language
English
ISBN
0632048034
Contents
  • Chronicle of influenza pandemics
  • Discovery of influenza viruses
  • Structure of influenza A, B and C viruses
  • The virus genome and its replication
  • Structure and function of the haemagglutinin
  • Structure and function of the neuraminidase
  • Functional properties of the virus ion channels
  • Unique functions of NS1 protein
  • Genetic manipulation of influenza viruses
  • Evolution and ecology of influenza viruses: interspecies transmission
  • Genetic reassortment of human influenza viruses in nature
  • Avian influenza
  • Influenza in pigs and their role as the intermediate host
  • Equine influenza.
  • Influenza in other species (seal, whale and mink)
  • Cocirculation and divergence of human influenza viruses
  • Epidemiology of influenza
  • Surveillance of influenza
  • Human influenza
  • Antibody-mediated immunity
  • Cell-mediated immune response to influenza virus
  • Laboratory diagnosis of influenza
  • History of inactivated influenza vaccines
  • Vaccine production
  • Standardization of inactivated influenza vaccines
  • Vaccine safety
  • Efficacy/clinical effectiveness of inactivated influenza virus vaccines in adults
  • Live cold-adapted, reassortant influenza vaccines (USA).
  • Cold-adapted, live influenza vaccines developed in Russia
  • Liposomal presentation of influenza antigens
  • DNA vaccination: a potential future strategy
  • New approaches to vaccination
  • Children as a target for immunization
  • National immunization policies and vaccine distribution
  • Amantadine and rimantadine
  • Inhibitors of influenza virus neuraminidase
  • Alternative influenza antiviral agents
  • Guidelines for the clinical use of antivirals
  • Volunteer challenge studies
  • Socioeconomics of influenza
  • Pandemic planning
  • The H5N1 influenza outbreak in Hong Kong: a test of pandemic preparedness.
Description
xiv, 578 p., [8] p. of color plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
HEALTH SCIENCES: UVA contributors: Frederick G. Hayden (Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Division of Epidemiology and Virology, University of Virginia School of Medicine) wrote chapter 39, "Volunteer Challenge Studies," with John J. Treanor.
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