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Understanding VirusesAuthor: Teri Shors
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Understanding Viruses continues to set the standard for the fundamentals of virology. This classic textbook combines molecular, clinical, and historical aspects of human viral diseases in a new stunning interior design featuring high quality art that will engage readers. Preparing students for their careers, the Third Edition greatly expands on molecular virology and virus families. This practical text also includes the latest information on influenza, global epidemiology statistics, and the recent outbreaks of Zika and Ebola viruses to keep students on the forefront of cutting-edge virology information. Numerous case studies and feature boxes illuminate fascinating research and historical cases stimulate student interest, making the best-selling Understanding Viruses the clear choice in virology.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Introduction to Viruses Chapter 2 Virus Architecture and Nomenclature Eukaryotic Chapter 3 Molecular Biology, Host Cell Constraints and How Viruses Hijack Host Cells Chapter 4 Mechanisms of Viral Entry and Spread of Infection in the Body Chapter 5 Host Resistance to Viral Infections Chapter 6 Epidemiology Chapter 7 Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Disease and Working with Viruses in the Research Laboratory Chapter 8 Poliovirus and Other Enteroviruses Chapter 9 Influenza Viruses Chapter 10 Hepatitis Viruses Chapter 11 Herpesviruses Chapter 12 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Chapter 13 Rabies Chapter 14 Poxviruses Chapter 15 New Viruses and Viruses that are Reemerging Chapter 16 Viruses and Cancer Chapter 17 The History of Medicine, Clinical Trials, Gene Therapy, and Xenotransplantation Chapter 18 What About Prions and Viroids? Chapter 19 Plant Viruses Chapter 20 The Best for Last: Bacteriophages