Imported Virus Infections

Imported Virus Infections

by Tino F. Schwarz, Gïnter Siegl

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783211828298
Publisher: Springer Vienna
Publication date: 07/24/1996
Series: Archives of Virology. Supplementa , #11
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Travel-related vector-borne virus infections and emerging virus diseases.- Imported vector- and rodent-borne virus infections — an introduction.- WHO program on emerging virus diseases.- Arboviruses as imported disease agents: the need for increased awareness.- Arboviruses causing neurological disorders in the central nervous system.- Sandfly fever viruses in Italy.- Vector-borne viral diseases in Sweden — a short review.- Travel-related vector-borne virus infections in Germany.- Imported tropical virus infections in Germany.- Filovirus infections.- Emerging and reemerging of filoviruses.- Characterization of a new Marburg virus isolated from a 1987 fatal case in Kenya.- Experimental infection of cynomolgus macaques with Ebola-Reston filoviruses from the 1989–1990 U.S. epizootic.- Passive immunization of Ebola virus-infected cynomolgus monkeys with immunoglobulin from hyperimmune horses.- Patients infected with high-hazard viruses: scientific basis for infection control.- Hepatitis viruses and human immunodeficiency virus.- Relative importance of the enterically transmitted human hepatitis viruses type A and E as a cause of foreign travel associated hepatitis.- Significance of imported hepatitis B virus infections.- Genotypes of hepatitis C virus isolates from different parts of the world.- HIV-1 subtype O: epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and perspectives of the evolution of HIV.

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