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  • Herpesviridae
    Herpesviridae NEW
    Editor Jozsef Ongradi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2611-9
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2610-2,
    270 pages, September, 2016
    Herpesviruses are unique among viruses as they encode for a complex self-regulatory system, aggressively invade and persist in the host, evade immune defense, alter all regulatory mechanisms of the macroorganism and modify the replication of heterolo ...
  • Current Topics in Chikungunya
    Current Topics in Chikungunya
    Editor Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-2595-2
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2594-5,
    160 pages, August, 2016
    Chikungunya, an arbovirus, is a major global threat affecting multiple areas of the world, even Europe, but recently (2014 - 2015) with large epidemics in Latin America, causing an important acute and chronic morbidity with a low, but present, mortal ...
  • Ebola
    Ebola
    Editor Crtomir Podlipnik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2518-1
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2517-4,
    204 pages, August, 2016
    The book Ebola is a relevant resource of knowledge about various aspects of the Ebola virus (EBOV) and the related disease. Many experts from different fields of science and from different parts of the world contributed to the creation of this book. ...
  • An Overview of Tropical Diseases
    An Overview of Tropical Diseases
    Editor Amidou Samie
    ISBN 978-953-51-2224-1,
    210 pages, December, 2015
    Tropical diseases affect millions of people throughout the world and particularly in the developing countries. The millennium development goals had specifically targeted HIV/AIDS and Malaria for substantial reduction as well as Tuberculosis while man ...
  • Updates on Brucellosis
    Updates on Brucellosis
    Editor Manal Mohammad Baddour
    ISBN 978-953-51-2211-1,
    254 pages, November, 2015
    Brucellosis is a major zoonotic disease that may cause a serious illness in humans and animals. Global prevalence of human brucellosis remains significant. More than half a million new brucellosis cases from 100 countries are reported annually to the ...
  • Trends in Basic and Therapeutic Options in HIV Infection - Towards a Functional Cure
    Trends in Basic and Therapeutic Options in HIV Infection - Towards a Functional Cure
    Editor Ibeh Bartholomew Okechukwu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2157-2,
    260 pages, September, 2015
    The past decade has seen several changes in HIV prevention, transmission and therapeutic interventions to end the scourge. This book is a collection of expert assays on various aspects of HIV prevention, bioresource deployment, microbicides, host ant ...
  • Current Topics in Echinococcosis
    Current Topics in Echinococcosis
    Editor Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-2159-6,
    220 pages, September, 2015
    Echinococcosis remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality in certain areas of the world, tropical and non-tropical, particularly in rural settings. This book includes different topics with regard to the epidemiology, biology, clinical mani ...
  • Tuberculosis - Expanding Knowledge
    Tuberculosis - Expanding Knowledge
    Editor Wellman Ribon
    ISBN 978-953-51-2139-8,
    238 pages, July, 2015
    Progress obtained by mycobacteriology in recent years is undeniable with regards to preventing, detecting, and treating cases of tuberculosis, millennial disease that is still present as public health issue worldwide. We present here high-impact rese ...