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Ebola and Marburg viruses 1 edition

Ebola and Marburg viruses
Tara C. Smith

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Ebola and Marburg viruses
2nd ed.
Tara C. Smith

Published 2011 by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that cause hemorrhagic fevers--illnesses marked by severe bleeding, organ failure, and, in many cases, death. These viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred for decades. Ebola and Marburg Virus, Second Edition takes a look at the nature and origins of these viruses, transmission, treatment, and current vaccine research. --from publisher description.

Table of Contents

A modern plague
Marburg virus emerges
Ebola in Africa and beyond
General characteristics of the viruses
Ecology of the viruses
Methods of detection and treatment
Developing a vaccine
Other hemorrhagic fevers.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-96) and index.

Series
Deadly diseases and epidemics, Deadly diseases and epidemics

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
616.91
Library of Congress
QR201.E16 S656 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
104 p. :
Number of pages
104

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25564025M
Internet Archive
ebolamarburgviru00smit
ISBN 10
1604132523
ISBN 13
9781604132526
LC Control Number
2010032999
OCLC/WorldCat
460053536

History

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