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Human Virology (Fifth Edition)  

John OxfordEmeritus Professor of Virology at St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary CollegeClose
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Paul KellamProfessor of Virus Genomics, Imperial College London, and VP for Vaccines & Infectious Disease at Kymab Ltd.Close
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Leslie CollierEmeritus Professor of Virology, University of LondonClose
Published in Print:26 May 2016 Published Online:31 August 2023
ISBN:9780198714682
Publisher:Oxford University Press

Abstract

Human Virology is made up of three parts. Part 1 looks at general principles in virology, including viral replication and genetics, how viruses cause disease, and epidemiology. Part 2 is about specific viruses, including positive-sense single-stranded RNA viruses such as coronaviruses and astroviruses, negative-sense single-stranded RNA viruses such as bunyaviruses and filoviruses, double-stranded RNA viruses, double-stranded DNA viruses, single-stranded DNA viruses, single-stranded positive-sense RNA with an RT, and circular double-stranded DNA viruses with an RT. The final part looks at practical aspects of virology, including the clinical virology laboratory, control of viral disease by immunization, and antiviral chemotherapy.

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