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Borna Disease Virus and its Role in Neurobehavioral Diseases

Borna Disease Virus and its Role in Neurobehavioral Diseases

by Kathryn M. Carbone


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Summarizes and analyzes the available scientific data on this intriguing virus.
• Provides an encyclopedic compilation of all recent and important discoveries in BDV, including chapters on BDV research history, molecular virology, laboratory diagnosis of infection, epidemiology and natural infection, experimental infection and pathogenesis of neurobehavioral disease, and human infections with BDV.
• Demonstrates the value of studying models of neurodevelopmental damage due to BDV as a model of autism spectrum disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555812355
Publisher: ASM Press
Publication date: 10/01/2002
Pages: 233
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Borna Disease Virus: Spanning a Century of Science, Keizo Tomonaga and Kathryn M. Carbone
2. Borna Disease Virus Molecular Virology, Masahiko Kishi, Keizo Tomonaga, Patrick Lai, and Juan Carlos de la Torre
3. Laboratory Diagnosis, Christian Sauder, Tetsuya Mizutani, and Kazunari Yamaguchi
4. Epidemiology and Infection of Natural Animal Hosts, Kazuyoshi Ikuta, Kasuro Hagiwara, Hiroyuki Taniyama, and Norbert Nowotny
5. Experimental Infection: Pathogenesis of Neurobehavioral Disease, Mikhail V. Pletnikov, Daniel Gonzalez-Dunia, and Lothar Stitz
6. Human Borna Disease Virus Infection, Oliver Planz, Karl Bechter, and Martin Scwemmle

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