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Virology

  • The Actin Cytoskeleton and Bacterial Infectionby Hans Georg Mannherz

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 137.99

    This volume describes the mechanisms which bacteria have created to secure their survival, proliferation and dissemination by subverting the actin cytoskeleton of host cells. Bacteria have developed a veritable arsenal of toxins, effector proteins and virulence factors that allow them to modify the properties of the intracellular actin cytoskeleton... more...

  • Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases of Livestockby Jagadeesh Bayry

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 137.99

    This book provides comprehensive knowledge on diseases in livestock that are caused by viruses, parasites and bacteria. Emerging and re-emerging pathogens are presented in detail for various animal groups and in-depth insights into pathogenesis and epidemiology will be provided for each of them. In addition, state-of-the-art treatment possibilities,... more...

  • Emerging Zoonosesby I. W. Fong

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 137.99

    The book begins with a review of zoonotic pandemics of the past: the ?Black Death? or bubonic plague of the Middle Ages, the Spanish Influenza pandemic (derived from avian influenza) of the early 20 th century, to the more modern pandemic of AIDS/HIV infection, which originated in Africa from primates. However, the majority of chapters focus on more... more...

  • Molecular Pathogenesis and Signal Transduction by Helicobacter pyloriby Nicole Tegtmeyer; Steffen Backert

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 159.22

    This volume reviews the current state of research concerning bacterial virulence factors and the infection biology of Helicobacter pylori , which is the leading cause of peptic ulcers and gastric cancer worldwide. The chapters include cutting-edge findings on this fascinating microbe and discuss the general strategies of H. pylori infection and... more...

  • Antimicrobial Stewardshipby K. LaPlante; C. Cunha; H. Morrill; L. Rice; E. Mylonakis

    CABI 2016; US$ 250.00

    In an age where antimicrobial resistance amongst pathogens grows more prevalent, particularly in the hospital setting, antimicrobial stewardship is an evidence-based, proven measure in the battle against resistance and infection. This single comprehensive, definitive reference work is written by an international team of acknowledged experts in the... more...

  • How to Overcome the Antibiotic Crisisby Marc Stadler; Petra Dersch

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.22

    This volume focuses on antibiotics research, a field of topical significance for human health due to the worrying increase of nosocomial infections caused by multi-resistant bacteria. It covers several basic aspects, such as the evolution of antibiotic resistance and the influence of antibiotics on the gut microbiota, and addresses the search for... more...

  • Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiologyby M. Estee Torok; Ed Moran; Fiona Cooke

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 58.99

    Takes an integrated approach to both infectious disease and microbiology. Referenced to national frameworks and current legislation, it covers the basic principles of bacteriology and virology, specific information on diseases and conditions, and material on 'hot topics' such as bioterrorism and preventative medicine. more...

  • Chikungunya Virusby Chioma M. Okeoma

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 137.99

    This book describes the molecular biology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, and potential strategies for control of chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection. It offers insight into the structure and functions of CHIKV proteins as they relate to host response, interaction with the arthropod vector, and vaccination. A detailed account of both the epidemiological... more...

  • Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Vol. 172by Bernd Nilius; Pieter de Tombe; Thomas Gudermann; Reinhard Jahn; Roland Lill; Ole Petersen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.53

    Leading researchers are specially invited to provide a complete understanding of a key topic within the multidisciplinary fields of physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology. In a form immediately useful to scientists, this periodical aims to filter, highlight and review the latest developments in these rapidly advancing fields. more...

  • Animal Parasitesby Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 71.11

    This textbook focuses on the most important parasites affecting dogs, cats, ruminants, horses, pigs, rabbits, rodents, birds, fishes, reptiles and bees. For each parasite, the book offers a concise summary including its distribution, epidemiology, lifecycle, morphology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prophylaxis and therapeutic measures. Numerous... more...