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By Brian W.J. Mahy

Thoroughly revised and up to date take into consideration the recent taxonomy and grouping alterations made by way of the overseas Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses of their eighth file, The Dictionary of Virology provides an authoritative and concise checklist of all viruses affecting vertebrate species, from people to fish.

  • Includes the recent viruses of scientific or veterinary significance that experience emerged seeing that 2001, comparable to the recent human coronaviruses, SARS and NL63 and a brand new subtype of influenza (H1N2)
  • Includes new phrases in virology
  • Extensive cross-referencing and illustrative tables extra improve using this book

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It can be incorporated into a growing nucleic acid chain by substitution for the proper base, resulting in mutations or cessation of growth. It is thus an antimetabolite. Watanabe KI et al (2000) Dis Aquat Org 41, 219 Barmah Forest virus (BFV) A species in the genus Alphavirus related genetically to Ross River virus, but not antigenically related to other alphaviruses. First isolated in 1974 from mosquitoes, Culex annulirostris, collected in the Barmah Forest, Victoria, Australia. Shown to cause a clinical disease, Barmah Forest disease, indistinguishable from Ross River virus infection in humans, who present with a rash, fever and malaise; sometimes with arthritis/arthralgia.

104 Noel J et al (1995) J Clin Microbiol 33, 797 Astrovirus The only genus in the family Astroviridae, the type species of which is Human astrovirus 1. Named because some of the virus particles seen by electron microscopy in the feces of infants and patients with diarrhea have a distinctive five- or six-pointed star on the surface. Virions are 28–30nm in diameter, spherical and without an envelope. 39g/ml. 9kb in length, with a 3′ poly A tract which is infectious. 8kb in length, has been found in the cytoplasm of infected cells.

31 Avian paramyxovirus 4 (APMV-4) Bister K et al (1977) Virology 82, 431 Hu SSF et al (1979) Proc Natl Acad Sci 76, 1265 Payne LN (1992) In The Retroviridae, vol. 1, edited by JA Levy. New York: Plenum Press, p. 299 procedures, especially thorough cleansing and disinfection of houses between successive crops of broilers. To date, the development of an attenuated vaccine has not produced reliable results. avian nephritis virus 1 to 3 (ANV-1 to 3) Unassigned viruses in the family Picornaviridae. Isolated in chick kidney culture of the rectal contents of normal 1week-old chicks in Japan in 1976.

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