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Author Munir, Muhammad (Virologist)

Title Molecular biology and pathogenesis of Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus / Muhammad Munir, Siamak Zohari, Mikael Berg
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013


Description 1 online resource
Series SpringerBriefs in animal sciences, 2211-7504
SpringerBriefs in animal sciences.
Contents Genome Organization of Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus -- Replication and Virulence Determinants of Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus -- Pathophysiology and Clinical Assessment of Peste des Petits Ruminants -- Immunology and Immunopathogenesis of Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus -- Epidemiology and Distribution of Peste des Petits Ruminants -- Current Advances in Molecular Diagnosis and Vaccines for Peste des Petits Ruminants -- Poverty Alleviation and Global Eradication of Peste des Petits Ruminants
Summary Peste de Petits Ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious viral disease of domestic and wild small ruminants that can significantly affect economies. The authors are experts in the field and provide an up-to-date and comprehensive review covering all aspects of the disease. The book is divided into seven chapters highlighting genome organization, virus replication and the determinants of virulence, pathophysiology and clinical disease, immunology and immunopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnostic assays and vaccines, and the challenges concerning global eradication. It is an invaluable reference work, presenting the latest information for virologists, microbiologists, immunologists, veterinarians, and scientists working in PPR research
Analysis Medicine
Veterinary medicine
Wildlife management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
In Springer eBooks
Subject Peste des petits ruminants -- Molecular aspects
Peste des petits ruminants -- Pathogenesis
Goat Diseases -- virology
Peste-des-petits-ruminants virus -- pathogenicity
Peste-des-petits-ruminants virus -- physiology
Peste-des-Petits-Ruminants -- physiopathology
Peste-des-Petits-Ruminants -- veterinary
Sheep Diseases -- virology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Medical virology
Veterinary medicine
Wildlife management
Form Electronic book
Author Zohari, Siamak
Berg, Mikael
ISBN 9783642314513