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Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus

  • Muhammad Munir
  • Siamak Zohari
  • Mikael Berg

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Animal Sciences book series (BRIEFSANIMAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Muhammad Munir, Siamak Zohari, Mikael Berg
    Pages 1-22
  3. Muhammad Munir, Siamak Zohari, Mikael Berg
    Pages 23-32
  4. Muhammad Munir, Siamak Zohari, Mikael Berg
    Pages 33-48
  5. Muhammad Munir, Siamak Zohari, Mikael Berg
    Pages 49-68
  6. Muhammad Munir, Siamak Zohari, Mikael Berg
    Pages 69-104
  7. Muhammad Munir, Siamak Zohari, Mikael Berg
    Pages 105-133
  8. Muhammad Munir, Siamak Zohari, Mikael Berg
    Pages 135-148
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 149-151

About this book

Introduction

Peste de Petits Ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious viral disease of domestic and wild small ruminants that can significantly affect economies. The authors are experts in the field and provide an up-to-date and comprehensive review covering all aspects of the disease. The book is divided into seven chapters highlighting genome organization, virus replication and the determinants of virulence, pathophysiology and clinical disease, immunology and immunopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnostic assays and vaccines, and the challenges concerning global eradication. It is an invaluable reference work, presenting the latest information for virologists, microbiologists, immunologists, veterinarians, and scientists working in PPR research.

Keywords

Clinical Diagnosis Disease Severity Molecular Biology Pathogenesis Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus

Authors and affiliations

  • Muhammad Munir
    • 1
  • Siamak Zohari
    • 2
  • Mikael Berg
    • 3
  1. 1.Sciences (SLU), Dept. of Biomed. Sciences and VeterinaySwedish University of AgriculturalUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.for Virology of SVA and SLUJoint Research and Development UnitUppsalaSweden
  3. 3.Sciences (SLU), Dept. of Biomed. Sciences adn VeterinarySwedish University of AgriculturalUppsalaSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-31451-3
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-31450-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-31451-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2211-7504
  • Series Online ISSN 2211-7512
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