By Brian W.J. Mahy
Thoroughly revised and up to date take into consideration the recent taxonomy and grouping adjustments made through the foreign Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses of their eighth document, 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 for the reason that 2001, reminiscent of 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 additional improve using this book
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New York: Plenum Press, p. 299 Payne LN and Purchase HG (1991) In Diseases of Poultry, Ninth edition, edited by BW Calnek et al. Ames: Iowa State University Press, p. 386 avian leukosis virus – HPRS103 (ALV-J) A tentative species in the genus Alpharetrovirus. avian leukosis virus – RSA (ALV-A) A tentative species in the genus Alpharetrovirus. avian lymphoid leukosis virus See Avian leukosis virus. avian lymphomatosis virus See Avian leukosis virus. avian monocytosis virus Synonym for infectious enteritis virus.
For baboon lymphotropic herpesvirus Synonym for Cercopithecine herpesvirus 12. Baboon orthoreovirus (BRV) A species in the genus Orthoreovirus. The only species in subgroup 3. Baboon polyomavirus 2 (PPyV) A species in the genus Polyomavirus. baboon T-cell leukemia virus (BTLV) A species in the genus Deltaretrovirus. Isolated from a baboon (Papio anubis) imported from Kenya. The glycoprotein gene sequence is closely related to that of human T-lymphotropic virus 1. bacteriocinogen A plasmid DNA present in certain strains of bacteria, which specifies production of a bacteriocin.
Human B19 infection is common between ages 4 and 12 years but is usually asymptomatic; serosurveys have shown that about 80% of the adult population have experienced B19 infection. Erythema infectiosum is a common manifestation of childhood infection and starts with intense erythema of the cheeks (slappedcheek disease), then moves to the trunk and limbs, lasting about 2 days. In a few cases (< 10%) arthropathy with joint symptoms is seen, but when infection occurs in adult females, 80% of cases have associated arthropathy.