8 edition of Avian influenza virus found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Erica Spackman, editor.|
|Series||Methods in molecular biology -- 436, Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) -- v. 436.|
|LC Classifications||SF995.6.I6 .A955 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 141 p. :|
|Number of Pages||141|
|ISBN 10||1588299392, 1597452793|
|ISBN 10||9781588299390, 9781597452793|
|LC Control Number||2007934604|
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations. Contents: A brief introduction to the avian influenza virus / Erica Spackman --Avian influenza virus sample types, collection, and handling / Mary Lea Killian --Avian influenza virus RNA extraction from tissue and swab material / Erica . virus, including “drifted” H1N1 viruses and reassorted H2N2 and H3N2 viruses. The latter are composed of key genes from the virus, updated by subsequently-incor-porated avian influenza genes that code for novel surface proteins, making the virus indeed the “mother” of all pandemics. In , the cause of human influenza and.
The H5N1 virus found in a wild bird in Washington state in late is slightly different from the Asian-origin avian H5N1 virus that made humans sick. Various strains of bird flu pop up in U.S. Avian influenza viruses are pleomorphic and have eight segments of single-stranded, negative-sense RNA that code for 10 proteins. These proteins include two surface glycoproteins, the hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA), and internal proteins such as the matrix (M) and nucleoproteins (NP).Author: Stacey L Knobler, Alison Mack, Adel Mahmoud, Stanley M Lemon.
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Avian influenza is an umbrella term describing the disease caused by various strains of influenza A virus known to infect birds that occasionally cause outbreaks of viral illness in humans.
  Numerous well-known outbreaks of avian influenza include an outbreak of the H5N1 strain in Hong Kong in and H7N9 in Eastern and Southern China in Avian influenza is a viral asteroid on a collision course with humanity.
Ina pandemic strain of influenza killed at least 40 million people in three months. Now, leading researchers believe, another world catastrophe is imminent/5(19).
Avian Influenza Virus, Second Edition aims to provide the essential methods used in working with animal influenza viruses, and to compile more advanced information that will guide the user in designing influenza studies. Influenza A viruses are among the most important pathogens for humans, food animals and companion : $ “David Swayne’s book Avian Influenza is both timely and important.
[The author] assembles a remarkable ensemble of researchers, veterinarians, medical professionals, and government officials working in this field to provide a comprehensive review of the many dimensions of what we know about avian influenza and what we need to know and do. In Avian Influenza Virus, an expert team of researchers and diagnosticians examine the fundamental yet essential virological methods for AI virus research and diagnostics as well as some of the newest molecular procedures currently used for basic and applied research.
Exciting, cutting-edge new methods focus on studying the virus itself and. Avian influenza refers to the disease caused by infection with avian (bird) influenza (flu) Type A viruses.
These viruses occur naturally among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal species. Avian flu viruses do not normally infect humans. The H1N1 flu virus caused the deadliest pandemic of the 20th century.
To better understand this deadly virus, an expert group of researchers and virus hunters set out to search for the lost virus, sequence its genome, recreate the virus in a highly safe and regulated laboratory setting at CDC, and ultimately study its secrets to better prepare for future pandemics.
Background. Avian influenza refers to disease caused by infection with avian (bird) influenza (flu) Type A viruses. Avian influenza A viruses can infect the respiratory and gastrointestinal tract of birds and have been isolated from more than different species of wild birds around the world.
Comprehensive and timely, Avian Influenza Virus equips diagnosticians and researchers with the current tools and information they need to learn more about this high impact disease.
Show all. Reviews. From the reviews: "This small book focuses on the laboratory methods used to study the avian influenza strains. this book is very timely. Michael Greger's book, "Bird Flu: A Virus of Our Own Hatching," explores H5N1 (the current strain of the virus that has generated so much concern)--from its origins, to its transmission, to its potential lethality, to how we might work to minimize the death and destruction that a pandemic might by: Highly pathogenic avian influenza is also known as fowl plague and grippe aviaire.
Introduction and Information 13 It is caused by influenza virus A. Influenza virus A is further classified on the basis of the surface glycoproteins, hemagglutinin (HA or H) and neuraminidase (NA or N).
Avian Influenza provides the first comprehensive guide covering the full spectrum of this complex and increasingly high-profile disease, its history and its treatment and control. All aspects of avian influenza are dealt with in depth, systematically covering biology, virology, diagnostics, ecology, epidemiology, clinical medicine, and the control.
Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Complete Guide to Bird Flu and Killer Influenza Pandemics – Drugs, Tamiflu, Avian Flu Pandemic Preparations, Vaccines, Medical Guidelines and Research, H5N1 Virus (CD-ROM).
The United States Is Working On Avian Influenza Issues In More Than Countries To Combat The Spread Of Avian Influenza And Prepare For A Possible Pandemic. Over the past year, the U.S.
Government has supported the training of more thananimal health workers human health workers in H5N1 surveillance and outbreak response. Phase 2 Windrow Evaluation Checklist Days for Avian Influenza Infected Flocks ( ) Cleaning & Disinfection Basics: Virus Elimination ( ) Training Powerpoint.
Using Heat Treatment for Virus Elimination ( ) Landfill Disposal Guidance-- Recommended Waste Acceptance Practices for Landfills (Ap ). The Hong Kong flu was the first known outbreak of the H3N2 strain, though there is serologic evidence of H3N1 infections in the late 19th century.
The virus was isolated in Queen Mary Hospital. Both the H2N2 and H3N2 pandemic flu strains contained genes from avian influenza viruses. The new subtypes arose in pigs coinfected with avian and human.
Avian influenza (AI) is caused by an influenza type A virus that infects domestic poultry and is carried by free-flying waterfowl including ducks and geese.
(To sign up for a free subscription to. Avian influenza A(H7N9) virus: Publications Technical guidance - surveillance. Interim WHO surveillance recommendations for human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus pdf, kb 10 May Technical guidance - vaccine. WHO recommendation on influenza A(H7N9) vaccine virus pdf, kb 26 September The influenza pandemic was the most severe pandemic in recent history.
It was caused by an H1N1 virus with genes of avian origin. Although there is not universal consensus regarding where the virus originated, it spread worldwide during In the United States, it was first identified in military personnel in spring Human infections with avian influenza H5N1 are reported in Hong Kong.
Altogether, 18 cases (6 fatal) are reported in the first known instance of human infection with this virus. Feb Two human cases of avian influenza H5N1 infection (one fatal) are confirmed in a Hong Kong family with a recent travel history to Fujian Province, Size: KB.
The global spread of (highly pathogenic) H5N1 in birds is considered a significant pandemic threat. While prior H5N1 strains have been known, they were significantly different from the strain of H5N1 on a genetic level, making the global spread of this new strain unprecedented.
The strain of H5N1 is a fast-mutating, highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAI) found .Avian Influenza Virus, Second Edition aims to provide the essential methods used in working with animal influenza viruses, and to compile more advanced information that will guide the user in designing influenza studies.
Influenza A viruses are among the most important pathogens for humans, food animals and companion animals.Bird flu (avian influenza) is a disease caused by strains of influenza virus that primarily affects birds.
In the late s, a new strain of bird flu arose that was remarkable for its ability to cause severe disease and death, especially in domesticated birds such as ducks, chickens, or turkeys.