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By: Dimitry Lvov(Author), Mikhail Shchelkanov(Author), Sergey Alkhovsky(Author), Petr Deryabin(Author)
452 pages, illustrations
Zoonotic Viruses of Northern Eurasia: Taxonomy and Ecology provides a review of modern data of the taxonomy, distribution, and ecology of zoonotic viruses in the ecosystems of Northern Eurasia. With climate changes, increasing population density of arthropod vectors and vertebrate hosts, development of unused lands, transferences of viruses by birds, bats, infected humans, and animals, vectors allow virus populations to adapt to the new environment. This leads to the appearance of emerging or re-emerging infections.
Zoonotic Viruses of Northern Eurasia presents data about circulation and evolution of influenza viruses, tick-borne encephalitis virus, West Nile virus, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, hantaviruses, Sindbis virus, California encephalitis group viruses and other pathogenic viruses as well as of novel viruses classified for the first time using next-generation sequence.
II. Development of virology – history of emerging viruses
III. Ecological approach for investigation of zoonotic viruses
III.1. General concepts
III.2. Vertebrate hosts
III.3. Arthropod vectors
IV.1. Ecologo-virological monitoring of Northern Eurasia territories
IV.2. Long-time storing of isolated strains
IV.3. Next generation sequencing
V. Zoonotic viruses of Northern Eurasia: taxonomy and ecology
V.1. Order Mononegavirales
V.2. Order Picornavirales
V.3. Double stranded RNA viruses
V.4. Single stranded RNA viruses
V.5. Double stranded DNA viruses
VI.1. Virus index
VI.2. Arthropod index
VI.3. Vertebrate index
VI.4. Abbreviations index
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