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Title Emerging viral diseases of Southeast Asia / volume editor, Sunil K. Lal
Published Basel [Switzerland] ; New York : Karger, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (ix, 149 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Issues in infectious diseases, 1660-1890 ; v. 4
Issues in infectious diseases ; v. 4. 1660-1890
Contents The Singapore contribution in the battle against the severe acute respiratory syndrome / Fielding, B.C., Tan, Y.-J. -- Avian influenza in Thailand / Puthavathana, P. [and others] -- Emerging viral diseases of fish and shrimp / Wang, M. [and others] -- Avian influenza H5N1 virus: an emerging global pandemic / Lal, S.K., Chow, V.T.K. -- Henipaviruses: new threats for Southeast Asia and Australia / McCormack, J., Smith, G. -- Ross River virus: an arthritogenic alphavirus of significant importance in the Asia Pacific / Tupanceska, D. [and others] -- Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in our global village / Heymann, D.L. -- Role of a pathology laboratory in SARS and other emerging infections / Nicholls, J., Peiris, J.S.M. -- The fight against emerging viral diseases in Asia / Lam, S.K
Summary Experts discuss the threat posed by emerging viruses and describe ongoing efforts to face future outbreaks by searching for new antivirals, developing new vaccines, and improving methods of diagnosis and surveillance. Australian contributor
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Virus diseases -- Southeast Asia
Emerging infectious diseases.
Virus diseases.
SARS (Disease)
Communicable Diseases, Emerging
Virus Diseases
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Contagious.
SARS (Disease)
Emerging infectious diseases
Virus diseases
Maladies transmissibles émergentes -- Asie Sud Est.
Maladies virales -- Asie Sud Est.
Syndrome respiratoire aigu sévère -- Asie Sud Est.
Viruskrankheit -- Epidemiologie -- Südostasien -- Aufsatzsammlung.
Epidemiologie -- Viruskrankheit -- Südostasien -- Aufsatzsammlung.
Southeast Asia.
Asia, Southeastern
Southeast Asia
Südostasien -- Viruskrankheit -- Epidemiologie -- Aufsatzsammlung.
Form Electronic book
Author Lal, Sunil K.
ISBN 9783318013948