A dictionary of virology by Brian W.J. Mahy

By Brian W.J. Mahy

Thoroughly revised and up-to-date take into consideration the recent taxonomy and grouping adjustments made by means of the foreign Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses of their eighth file, The Dictionary of Virology provides an authoritative and concise record of all viruses affecting vertebrate species, from people to fish.

  • Includes the hot viruses of clinical or veterinary significance that experience emerged given that 2001, akin to the recent human coronaviruses, SARS and NL63 and a brand new subtype of influenza (H1N2)
  • Includes new phrases in virology
  • Extensive cross-referencing and illustrative tables additional increase using this book

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Avian entero-like virus 2 to 4 (AELV-2 to 4) Unassigned viruses in the family Picornaviridae. avian enteroviruses Include avian encephalomyelitis virus, duck hepatitis virus 1, duck hepatitis virus 3, and avian nephritis virus, as well as a number of strains isolated from normal birds. avian erythroblastosis virus A mixture of viruses belonging to the genus Alpharetrovirus. Consists of a transforming virus and a leukemia virus which acts as helper for the defective transforming virus. The helper belongs to subgroup B of the chicken leukosis sarcoma viruses.

Not reported to cause disease in humans. ARV AIDS-related virus. See Human immunodeficiency virus type 1. ascitic fluid Fluid from the peritoneal cavity of mice. Used in raising monoclonal antibodies in large quantities following injection of hybridoma cells into the peritoneal cavity. Can also be used in the culture of Encephalomyocarditis virus. aseptic lymphocytic choriomeningitis See Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus. aseptic meningitis Meningitis in which the raised cell count in the CSF is predominantly lymphocytic, and the protein level is only moderately raised (80–120mg/ml).

New York: Plenum Press, p. 299 procedures, especially thorough cleansing and disinfection of houses between successive crops of broilers. To date, the development of an attenuated vaccine has not produced reliable results. avian nephritis virus 1 to 3 (ANV-1 to 3) Unassigned viruses in the family Picornaviridae. Isolated in chick kidney culture of the rectal contents of normal 1week-old chicks in Japan in 1976. Virions 28nm in diameter, ether-resistant, containing RNA were found, distinct antigenically and pathogenically from avian encephalomyelitis virus.

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