Skip to main content

Books in Microbiology and virology

Elsevier's Microbiology & Virology collection provides comprehensive coverage of viruses and microorganisms, addressing their impact on human, animal, and plant health. It includes topics such as prevention, treatment, and research of viral diseases like coronaviruses, flaviviruses, and viral hemorrhagic fevers. The collection delves into fields like Bacteriology, Mycology, and Microbial genetics, focusing on their roles in environmental, agricultural, and health-related contexts.

31-40 of 1223 results in All results

Diagnosis and Analysis of COVID-19 using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning-Based Techniques

  • 1st Edition
  • July 12, 2024
  • Mohammad Sufian Badar + 4 more
  • English
  • Paperback
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 3 7 4 - 0
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 3 7 3 - 3
Diagnosis and Analysis of COVID-19 using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning-Based Techniques offers new insights and demonstrates how machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), and (Internet of Things (IoT) can be used to diagnose and fight COVID-19 infection. Sections also discuss the challenges we face in using these technologies. Chapters cover pathogenesis, transmission, diagnosis, and treatment strategies for COVID-19, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and Blockchain /IoT Blockchain technology, examining how AI can be applied as a tool for detection and containment of the spread of COVID-19, and on the socioeconomic and educational post-pandemic impacts of the disease.This is a multidisciplinary resource for those engaged in researching COVID-19 and how emerging technologies are being used as tools for detection, transmission and treatment strategies.

Pili in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

  • 1st Edition
  • July 1, 2024
  • Ali Akbar Velayati + 1 more
  • English
  • Paperback
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 1 7 1 2 - 8
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 1 7 1 3 - 5
Pili in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis: Structure, Function, and Therapeutic Advances discusses the types of pili produced by the tuberculosis-causing bacterium, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB). The book examines the structure of pili shown under electron and atomic force microscopy and, by using whole genome sequencing, outlines the importance of pili in MTB. It also explores the role of pili in bacteria–host interactions and in drug development and delivery.The book provides an overview of the structure, synthesis, and function of pili in bacteria. This includes taxonomy and the role of pili in diseases. It also examines the structure of pili and the preparation of MTB for electronic and atomic microscopy. It explores the various life cycles of pili, the susceptibility patterns of MTB, the differences of pili formation in MTB, and their role in increase surveillance. It goes on to discuss the expression and function of pili using whole genome sequencing and PCR-based methods and delves into bacteria–host interactions. Lastly, it explores the development of new drugs and their therapeutic delivery by pili.

Current Status of Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis, Biomarkers and Therapies

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 161
  • July 1, 2024
  • Paul B. Fisher + 3 more
  • English
  • Hardback
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 9 6 2 8 - 4
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 9 6 2 9 - 1
Current Status of Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis, Biomarkers and Therapies, Volume 161 in the Advances in Cancer Research series, covers timely topics such as The Prostate Cancer Tissue N-glycome as a Source of Biomarkers, a Progression from Normal to Metastatic Disease, Multiplexed Targeted Proteomics for Prostate Cancer Biomarker Verification, MRI for the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer: Update and Future Directions, Genetic and epigenetic factors for prostate cancer progression, Epigenetic regulation of androgen dependent and independent prostate cancer, Molecular Landscape of Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis, Future of radioligand Therapy in PC, and more.Additional chapters of note include Advancements in Computer Vision and Pathology: Unraveling the Potential of Artificial Intelligence for Precision Diagnosis and Beyond and Extracellular Vesicles in Prostate Cancer.

Evolving Landscape of Molecular Diagnostics

  • 1st Edition
  • June 28, 2024
  • Mrutyunjay Suar + 2 more
  • English
  • Paperback
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 9 3 1 6 - 6
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 9 3 1 7 - 3
Evolving Landscape of Molecular Diagnostics: Applications and Techniques presents cutting-edge reviews on current and emerging technologies in the diagnosis of microbial infections. The book discusses the fundamentals of Molecular Diagnostics for bacteria, fungi, viruses and a variety of state-of-the-art diagnostics tools and techniques for obtaining qualitative and quantitative results. It includes topics such as Next generation sequencing and application of "OMICS" for early disease diagnosis. Sections cover the entire spectrum of emerging diagnostic tools and techniques, as well as the principles, pros and cons of each method and applications for diagnosis of infectious disease in plants, humans and veterinary. This is a resource for both researchers and students working in clinical microbiology, infectious biology, applied life sciences and scientists working in the clinical diagnostic industry.

Advances in Virus Research

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 119
  • June 17, 2024
  • Robin MacDiarmid + 2 more
  • English
  • Hardback
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 9 5 4 4 - 7
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 9 5 4 5 - 4
Advances in Virus Research, Volume 119, the latest release in this esteemed series, presents the latest research and developments in viruses.

Features, Transmission, Detection, and Case Studies in COVID-19

  • 1st Edition
  • June 15, 2024
  • Rajkumar Rajendram + 2 more
  • English
  • Hardback
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 6 4 6 - 8
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 6 4 7 - 5
Features, Transmission, Detection, and Case Studies in COVID-19 examines the effects of the virus on the body, as well as its transmission and clinical profile. This volume begins with an introduction to the virus and its pathogenesis, transmission, and avoidance, followed by sections on pulmonary and cardiovascular effects, obesity, diabetes, the liver, detection issues, and biomarkers. Vaccines and treatment are also discussed. Specific case studies covered include hypoxia, acute kidney injury, pneumonia, and neurological effects. This volume is relevant for all clinicians and scientists working to ensure the best outcomes for patients with COVID-19.

Pathogenic Viruses and Armamentarium Design

  • 1st Edition
  • June 15, 2024
  • Awanish Kumar + 1 more
  • English
  • Paperback
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 5 2 4 1 - 2
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 5 2 4 2 - 9
Pathogenic Viruses and Armamentarium Design covers the latest developments in viral target elucidation and viral control using wet and dry lab strategies. The control and combat strategies and their implementation compiled in this book are invaluable in aiding the understanding of viral disease progression and for designing new strategies against existing and evolving viruses.This important resource is a comprehensive compilation of antiviral approaches designed and devised using computational and other laboratory techniques. This book is a useful reference for scientists, researchers, industry professionals, advanced students, and postgraduates in virology, biotechnology, infection biology, biochemistry, and pharmaceutical sciences who engaged in the study of pathogenic virus and the development of prophylactics and therapeutics against viral infection.

Management, Body Systems, and Case Studies in COVID-19

  • 1st Edition
  • June 15, 2024
  • Rajkumar Rajendram + 3 more
  • English
  • Hardback
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 8 7 0 3 - 2
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 8 7 0 4 - 9
Management, Body Systems, and Case Studies in COVID-19 describes the assessment and treatment of patients infected with the novel coronavirus that causes the varied symptoms of COVID-19. Detailing this multisystem disease and the organs and tissues affected, this volume features chapters on several body systems. Conditions affecting the respiratory, hematological, hepatobiliary, renal, gastrointestinal, nervous, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular systems are addressed. The fundamental role of telemedicine during the pandemic is also discussed. This volume is relevant for all clinicians and scientists working to ensure the best outcomes for patients with COVID-19.

International and Life Course Aspects of COVID-19

  • 1st Edition
  • June 13, 2024
  • Rajkumar Rajendram + 2 more
  • English
  • Hardback
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 6 4 8 - 2
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 6 4 9 - 9
International and Life Course Aspects of COVID-19 describes the nuances and international variations of COVID-19 in different populations and age groups. This volume details those differences in chapters examining the effects of the virus at different life stages, including newborns, children, adolescents, and older populations. Consideration of the age-specific effects of COVID-19 on the brain are a major focus unique to this resource. International observations and global outcomes are also described. This volume is relevant for all clinicians working to ensure the best outcomes for patients with COVID-19 worldwide.

Linking Neuroscience and Behavior in COVID-19

  • 1st Edition
  • June 13, 2024
  • Rajkumar Rajendram + 3 more
  • English
  • Hardback
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 6 5 0 - 5
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 6 5 1 - 2
Linking Neuroscience and Behavior in COVID-19 examines the effect of both the virus and the pandemic on behavior and mental health. Chapters look at the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic on those with pre-existing conditions, including Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. The ongoing consequences of the pandemic on the mental health of the broad populace are discussed. As well as the neurological effects of the virus itself, chapters discuss psychological concerns including depression and anxiety. Finally, the chapters also include aspects relevant to managing care and the treatment of conditions. A broad range of conditions preceding, caused by, or emerging for the first time during the pandemic are also detailed.