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Parvoviruses (Hodder Arnold Publication)

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Published by A Hodder Arnold Publication .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical microbiology & virology,
  • Veterinary bacteriology, virology, parasitology,
  • Virology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Microbiology,
  • Medical / Microbiology,
  • Infectious Diseases

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJonathan R. Kerr (Editor), Susan F. Cotmore (Editor), Marshall E. Bloom (Editor), R. Michael Linden (Editor), Colin R. Parrish (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages656
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10676268M
    ISBN 100340811986
    ISBN 109780340811986

    This book is organized to provide systematic coverage of all related issues and will serve equally well as both a textbook and a handbook for general reference. Parvoviruses were stable under.   Written by Dr Magdoline Awad, Greencross Vets Chief Veterinary Officer. Book a vet What is parvovirus in dogs? Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious but preventable disease that can affect a dog intestinally or cardiovascularly. The more common form is the gastrointestinal form which attacks the lining of a dog’s intestines and their.

    If a child comes into contact with parvovirus B19, they may develop fifth disease. Fifth disease is a mild rash illness that is more common in children than it is in adults. In most cases, a child who encounters the virus usually gets sick within four to 14 days. It is named fifth as it was the fifth in a list of common rashes in children.   Parvovirus B19 (B19V) is a single-stranded DNA virus of the family Parvoviridae and genus Erythrovirus. Although parvoviruses commonly cause disease in animals, it was only in that the first human pathogen of this family was discovered by Cossart and colleagues while screening normal blood bank donors' sera for the hepatitis antigen (one.

    Canine parvovirus (CPV) is a highly contagious and relatively common cause of acute, infectious GI illness in young and/or unvaccinated dogs. Although its exact origin is unknown, it is believed to have arisen from feline panleukopenia virus. It is a nonenveloped, single-stranded DNA virus, resistant to many common detergents and disinfectants, as well as to changes in temperature . Parvovirus B19 is a virus that commonly infects children. It is usually transmitted by coughing and sneezing (respiratory droplets). Hand washing is important to help prevent spread. School teachers, childcare workers and mothers of young children are particularly likely to be exposed to this virus as it is commonest amongst younger school age children, but everyone can be.


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The parvoviruses (parvo meaning small) are a group of very small DNA viruses that are ubiquitous and infect many species of animals. The small amount of DNA contained in the viruses does not carry sufficient genetic information to direct its own replication in host cells.

As a result, parvoviruses have unusual requirements for replication, such as a simultaneous helper virus. The book also describes the rapidly expanding basic and clinical science which underpins gene therapy applications using helper-dependent and helper-independent parvoviruses.

The respected editorial group has drawn together renowned contributors from around the world to produce what will undoubtedly become the standard reference on the. Parvoviruses are among the smallest pathogenic viruses and their replication depends upon host cell DNA polymerase.

Their genetic material is single-stranded DNA, which may persist in tissues, potentially causing diagnostic confusion. • Human parvovirus B19 belongs to the genus Erythroparvovirus, typically replicating in erythroid precursor cells.

This specific tissue tropism. This comprehensive reference work brings together for the first time information on every aspect of the parvoviruses in a single volume. It presents the new system of parvovirus classification, as agreed by the International Committee for the Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV), and includes cutting edge information on the virology, molecular and cellular bBook Edition: 1st Edition.

Parvovirus-associated aplastic crisis, chronic infection, and congenital infection can be Parvoviruses book by PCR testing of serum. – PCR also can be used to detect parvovirus B19 DNA in bone marrow aspirates, cord blood samples, amniotic fluid cells, and biopsy specimens of placenta and fetal tissues in cases of fetal hydrops.

On the other hand, further parvoviruses were found constantly associated with adenoviruses. It was the experimental analysis of the multiplica­ tion behaviour which then revealed that the association between parvoviruses and tumors or parvoviruses and adenoviruses originates from the basis of a cer­ tain genetic defectiveness.

Parvovirus replication and assembly occurs in the nucleus and is dependent upon host cellular functions. The mechanism of replication of the genome is unique to the virus family.

The hairpin structure at the 3' end is used as a self-primer to start synthesis of a plus-sense DNA, resulting in double stranded-DNA. Parvovirus B In: Kimberlin DW, Brady MT, Jackson MA, Long SS, eds. Red Book®: REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES.

American Academy of. Parvovirus B19 was discovered fortuitously in by Cossart and colleagues,1 who unexpectedly found viral particles in the sera of asymptomatic patients being screened for hepatitis B infection.

Since parvovirus B19 infects only humans, a person cannot catch the virus from a pet dog or cat. Also, a cat or dog cannot catch parvovirus B19 from an infected person.

Pet dogs and cats can get infected with other parvoviruses that do not infect humans. You can get your pets vaccinated to prevent infection from such parvoviruses. This comprehensive two-volume review reflects the period of transition in the scientific community with respect to the interest in all genera of parvoviruses.

More recently, the availability of sophisticated analytical methods have associated parvoviruses with important disearses in animals and in humans.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parvoviruses. New York: Plenum Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect all dogs, but unvaccinated dogs and puppies younger than four months old are the most at risk.

Dogs that are ill from canine parvovirus infection are often said to have "parvo." The virus affects dogs' gastrointestinal tracts and is spread by direct dog-to-dog contact and contact. This book gives details of the discovery and research work on B19 virus to date.

The virus is an autonomous parvovirus and many of its properties and much of its behaviour can be predicted from this. Accordingly, the detailed account of B19 viruses is set in the context of two general chapters on the nature of parvoviruses and the patterns of.

Pathogenesis and biology of parvovirus infection --pt. Specific parvovirus infections and associated disease --pt. Use of parvoviruses as gene therapy and vaccine delivery vectors. Responsibility: edited by Jonathan R. Kerr [and others]. This book gives details of the discovery and research work on B19 virus to date.

The virus is an autonomous parvovirus and many of its properties and much of its behaviour can be predicted from this. Accordingly, the detailed account of B19 viruses is set in the context of two general chapters on the nature of parvoviruses and the patterns of.

The book also describes the rapidly expanding basic and clinical science which underpins gene therapy applications using helper-dependent and helper-independent parvoviruses. The respected editorial group has drawn together renowned contributors from around the world to produce what will undoubtedly become the standard reference on the Format: Hardcover.

Introduction Parvoviruses belong to the large group of viral agents of which virologists have become aware by chance in many biological materials due to the availabil­ ity of more sensitive isolation techniques and the extensive use of the electron Brand: Springer-Verlag Wien.

This chapter focuses on the two known human parvoviruses: B19 and human bocavirus (HBoV). While most autonomous parvoviruses possess unique sequences at either terminus, B19 differs in that its termini are inverted terminal repeats.

B19 replication follows a modified rolling hairpin model of replication characteristic of the autonomous parvoviruses. Autonomous Parvovirus DNA Structure and Replication.

*immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook.

Only valid for books with an ebook version. Springer Reference Works are not included. Although more than 30 different parvoviruses have been identified thus far, recombinant vectors derived from adeno-associated virus (AAV), minute virus of mice (MVM), LuIII and parvovirus H1 have been successfully tested in many preclinical models of human diseases including cancer.Parvoviruses usually need conditions typical of late mitosis for replication that are found in rapidly proliferating cells, hence their infection of red blood cell precursors.

In volunteers infected by the virus, there is a drop in blood hemoglobin because of this. In laboratory experiments, parvoviruses have been found to inhibit erythroid.animal parvovirus: From Stewart McNulty at Veterinary Sciences, Queen's University, Belfast.

parvovirus: an example virus image from the ICTV: Erythrovirus: B19 virus: A negatively stained preparation of parvovirus as seen by transmission electron microscopy. The individual virions have a diameter of only 22nm.