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Viral Gastroenteritis

Molecular Epidemiology and Pathogenesis

1st Edition - June 27, 2016

Authors: Lennart Svensson, Ulrich Desselberger, Mary K Estes, Harry B Greenberg

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 2 2 4 1 - 2
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 2 6 5 9 - 5

Viral Gastroenteritis: Molecular Epidemiology and Pathogenesis provides a comprehensive review of research on viruses causing acute gastroenteritis in infants and young children,… Read more

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Viral Gastroenteritis: Molecular Epidemiology and Pathogenesis

provides a comprehensive review of research on viruses causing acute gastroenteritis in infants and young children, including coverage of rotaviruses, human caliciviruses, astroviruses, enteric adenoviruses, and viruses causing gastroenteritis more rarely. Includes general chapters on gastrointestinal physiology and pathophysiology, gastrointestinal immune mechanisms, immunodeficiencies and host genetics influencing susceptibility to viral gastroenteritis, and therapeutic and preventative approaches.

The book also includes special sections on virus particle structures, replication cycles, pathogenesis, immunology, epidemiology, and preventative measures. This book covers both basic science and translational applications and is an appropriate resource for virologists, molecular biologists, epidemiologists, gastroenterologists, vaccinologists, and those with an interest in public health.