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Japanese Encephalitis and West Nile Viruses

  • John S. Mackenzie
  • Alan D. T. Barrett
  • Vincent Deubel

Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 267)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. T. P. Endy, A. Nisalak
    Pages 11-48
  3. J. S. Mackenzie, C. A. Johansen, S. A. Ritchie, A. F. van den Hurk, R. A. Hall
    Pages 49-73
  4. M. R. Holbrook, A. D. T. Barrett
    Pages 75-90
  5. N. Urosevic, G. R. Shellam
    Pages 153-170
  6. J. T. Roehrig, M. Layton, P. Smith, G. L. Campbell, R. Nasci, R. S. Lanciotti
    Pages 223-240
  7. M. J. Turell, M. R. Sardelis, M. L. O’Guinn, D. J. Dohm
    Pages 241-252
  8. R. A. Hall, A. K. Broom, D. W. Smith, J. S. Mackenzie
    Pages 253-269
  9. R. G. McLean, S. R. Ubico, D. Bourne, N. Komar
    Pages 271-308
  10. E. G. Westaway, J. M. Mackenzie, A. A. Khromykh
    Pages 323-351
  11. J. H. Scherret, J. S. Mackenzie, R. A. Hall, V. Deubel, E. A. Gould
    Pages 373-390
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 405-420

About this book

Introduction

Japanese encephalitis and West Nile viruses are members of the Japanese encephalitis serological group of the genus Flavivirus and therefore closely related genetically and antigenically. They share a number of properties, including the use of birds as their major wildlife maintenance host and Culicine mosquitoes for transmission, and they are both associated with severe human disease, as well as fatal infections in horses.
The emergence of these two viruses, and their well-established propensity to colonise new areas, make it timely to re-examine their ecology, biology, molecular structure, replication and epidemiology, and these therefore provide the focus of this volume.

Keywords

Flaviviruses Japanese encephalitis Kunjin virus West Nile virus antigen encephalitis virus gene immune response immunization infection pathogenesis resistance vaccine virus

Editors and affiliations

  • John S. Mackenzie
    • 1
  • Alan D. T. Barrett
    • 2
  • Vincent Deubel
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Molecular and Microbial SciencesThe University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Departments of Pathology and Microbiology and Immunology, School of MedicineThe University of Texas Medical Branch of GalvestonGalvestonUSA
  3. 3.Centre de Recherche Mérieux Pasteur à LyonLyon cedex 7France

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-59403-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-63966-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-59403-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0070-217X
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