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Chikungunya Virus [electronic resource] : Advances in Biology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment / edited by Chioma M. Okeoma.

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dc.contributor.author Okeoma, Chioma M. editor.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-02T10:14:47Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-02T10:14:47Z
dc.date.created 2016.
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319429588
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/18817
dc.description X, 197 p. 39 illus., 31 illus. in color.
dc.description.abstract The mosquito-transmitted Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is associated with increased morbidity and debilitating chronic musculoskeletal disease in infected humans. Aedes mosquitoes, responsible for CHIKV transmission, were previously restricted to the tropical and subtropical regions of the world but increased globalization has resulted in their worldwide spread. Currently, however, there are no vaccines or effective therapies for CHIKV infection, leaving infected people to rely on their immune system to fight the disease. Chikungunya Virus: Advances in Biology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment details the exciting discoveries that have been made in various aspects of CHIKV research, including: epidemiology biology mechanisms of infection and pathogenesis host response to infection clinical syndromes and therapy Written by leading experts, the book provides a unique resource on CHIKV, intended for researchers, clinicians, educators, public health officials, and the general public.
dc.description.tableofcontents Clinical Syndrome and Therapy -- Host Response and Mechanisms of Subversion of Chikungunya -- Epidemiological History of Chikungunya Virus -- Vaccines Against Chikungunya Virus Infection -- Function of Chikungunya Virus Structural Proteins -- Functions of Chikungunya Virus Nonstructural Proteins -- Interaction of Chikungunya Virus with the Mosquito Vector -- Chikungunya Virus Entry and Replication -- Chikungunya Virus-Induced Autophagy and Apoptosis -- Chikungunya Virus Pathogenesis -- Restriction Factors and Chikungunya Virus.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42958-8
dc.subject Medicine.
dc.subject Vaccines.
dc.subject Virology.
dc.subject Epidemiology.
dc.subject Biomedicine.
dc.subject Virology.
dc.subject Epidemiology.
dc.subject Vaccine.
dc.subject.ddc 616.9101 23
dc.subject.lcc QR355-502
dc.subject.other Biomedical and Life Sciences (Springer-11642)
dc.title Chikungunya Virus [electronic resource] : Advances in Biology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment / edited by Chioma M. Okeoma.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-42958-8
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-319-42958-8
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
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