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Bats and viruses : a new frontier of emerging infectious diseases / edited by Lin-fa Wang and Christopher Cowled.

Publication:
Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley Blackwell, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 368 pages, 18 variously numbered pages of plates ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Bats as carriers of disease.
Medical subjects:
Chiroptera -- virology.
Disease Reservoirs.
RNA Viruses.
RNA Virus Infections.
Zoonoses -- virology.
Contents:
The uniqueness of bats / Paul A. Racey
Viruses in bats : a historic view / Charles H. Calisher
Bat iyssaviruses / Ivan Kuzmin and Charles Rupprecht
Bat paramyxoviruses / Danielle E. Anderson and Glenn A. Marsh
Bat coronaviruses / Xingye Ge, Ben Hu and Zhengli Shi
Bat filoviruses / G.D. Maganga, V. Rougerona, E.M. Leroy
Bats and reverse transcribing RNA and DNA viruses / Gilda Tachedjian, Joshua A. Hayward and Jie Cui
Bat reoviruses / Claudia Kohl and Andreas Kurth
Other bat-borne viruses / Suxiang Tong, Krista Queen, Mang Shi and Larry J. Anderson
Anthropogenic epidemics : the ecology of bat-borne viruses and our role in their emergence / Jon Epstein and Hume Field
Are bats really 'special' as viral reservoirs? what we know and need to know / Kevin J. Olival, Cristin C. Weekley and Peter Daszak
Animal models of recently emerged bat-borne viruses / Jackie Pallister and Deborah Middleton
Bat genomics / James J. Wynne and Mary Tachedjian
Bat immunology / Michelle L. Baker and Peng Zhou.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Wang, Lin-fa, editor.
Cowled, Christopher, editor.
Other format:
Online version: Bats and viruses.
ISBN:
9781118818732
1118818733
9781118818725
9781118818787
9781118818749
OCLC:
898923783
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