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Virus Infections of Rodents and Lagomorphs

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Series: Virus Infections of Vertebrates

Edited By: ADME Osterhaus


Paperback | Dec 1994 | #85266 | ISBN: 0444819096
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This fifth volume in the series "Virus Infections of Vertebrates" provides an up-to-date overview of the main viruses affecting rodent and lagomorph species. Its approach is pragmatic, with an emphasis on essential and useful facts rather than on details of disease history or molecular data. The organization of the chapters is strictly hierarchical and follows virus taxonomy. At the beginning of each chapter, a short family description discussing infections caused by viruses in this family is given. The chapters have been written either in an epic style, without subdivisions (when only few data were available) or in subdivisions dedicated to virus properties (physical and chemical characteristics, antigenic properties and cultivation), epizootiology, pathogenesis, disease signs, pathology (gross lesions and histopathology), immune reaction, laboratory diagnosis, prophylaxis, and control. Extensive literature references have been provided for further study.


DNA Viruses. Poxviridae. 1. Mousepox (Ectromelia) (F. Fenner). 2. Cowpox virus (F. Fenner). 3. Monkeypox virus (F. Fenner). 4. Tatera poxvirus (F. Fenner). 5. Volepox virus (F. Fenner, D.C. Regnery). 6. Squirrel fibroma viruses (F. Fenner). 7. Squirrel parapoxvirus (F. Fenner). 8. Rabbitpox virus (F. Fenner). 9. Myxoma virus (F. Fenner). 10. Rabbit fibroma virus (F. Fenner). 11. Hare fibroma virus (E Fenner). Herpesviridae. 12. Mouse cytomegalovirus (murid herpesvirus 1) (J.B. Hudson). 13. Mouse thymic virus (murid herpesvirus 3) (J.B. Hudson) 14. Murine herpesvirus 68 (J.B. Hudson). 15. Sand-rat herpesvirus (Psammomys obesus herpesvirus) (J.B. Hudson). 16. Rattus rattus cytomegalovirus (murid herpesvirus 2) (J.B. Hudson). 17. Rattus norvegicus cytomegaloviruses (J.B. Hudson). 18. Guinea pig cytomegalovirus (caviid herpesvirus 1) (J.B. Hudson). 19. Guinea-pig herpesvirus (caviid herpesvirus 2) (J.B. Hudson). 20. Guinea-pig X virus (caviid herpesvirus 3) (J.B. Hudson). 21. Ground squirrel (C.citellus) cytomegalovirus (J.B. Hudson). 22. Herpesvirus cuniculi (leporid herpesvirus 2) (J.B. Hudson). 23. Herpesvirus sylvilagus (leporid herpesvirus 1) (J.B. Hudson). Adenoviridae. 24. Adenoviruses (V. Kraft). Papovaviridae. 25. Cottontail rabbit papillomavirus (J. Moreno-Lopez). 26. Oral papillomatosis virus of rabbits (J. Moreno-Lopez). 27. Mastomys natalensis papillomavirus (J. Moreno-Lopez). 28. Papillomavirus of beavers (J. Moreno-Lopez). 29. Polyomavirus of mice (J. Moreno-Lopez). 30. K virus of mice (J. Moreno-Lopez). 3 1. Latent hamster virus (J. Moreno-Lopez). 32. Rabbit-kidney vacuolating virus (J. Moreno-Lopez). 33. Papillomatosis virus of hamsters (J. Moreno-Lopez). Parvoviridae. 34. Parvoviruses (S.L. Rhode III). RNA viruses. Reoviridae. 35. Reovirus infection of mice (V. Kraft). 36. Rotavirus (EDIM) infection of mice (V. Kraft). 37. Alphaviruses (M.A. Brinton). Flaviviridae. 38. Flaviviruses (M.A. Brinton). Coronaviridae. 39. Mouse hepatitis virus (K. Fujiwara). 40. Rat sialodacryoadenitis virus (K. Fujiwara). 41. Rabbit coronavirus (K. Fujiwara). Arteriviruses. 42. Lactate dehydrogenase-elevating virus of mice (M.A. Brinton). Mononegavirales, Paramyxoviridae. 43. Paramyxovirus type I (Sendai virus) (J.P. Descoteaux). Bunyaviridae. 44. Hantavirus (J. Clement et al). Arenaviridae. 45. Arenavirus (C.J. Peters). Retroviridae. 46. Retroviruses (P. Bentvelzen). Picornaviridae. 47. Picornaviruses (H.L. Lipton). Caliciviridae. 48. Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (A. Kroneman, M.C. Horzinek). 49. European Brown hare syndrome (A. Kroneman, M.C. Horzinek).

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