Comparative Diagnosis of Viral Diseases, Volume III: Vertebrate Animal and Related Viruses Part A—DNA Viruses, is devoted to vertebrate animal and related viruses. This book covers in separate chapters the infections caused by each DNA virus family, including slow viruses diseases, as well as the system of Virus Information of the World Health Organization. It provides a comparative description of the principal physicochemical, molecular, structural, genetic, immunological, and biological characteristics of viruses implicated in various diseases, mainly of veterinary importance. With this new concept of comparative diagnosis, the symptoms and the evolution of the diseases are described in detail, as well as the modern methodology for their rapid and specific diagnosis, control, and prevention. This text will interest all virologists and immunologists working in the area of diagnosis and control of animal virus diseases. In particular, it is addressed to the professionals of veterinary sciences working both in the field and in the laboratory and to students of veterinary schools.