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The Resource Avian flu, Jeffrey N. Sfakianos

Avian flu, Jeffrey N. Sfakianos

Label
Avian flu
Title
Avian flu
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey N. Sfakianos
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sfakianos, Jeffrey N
Dewey number
614.5/18
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA644.I6
LC item number
S453 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Deadly diseases and epidemics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Avian influenza
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Avian flu, Jeffrey N. Sfakianos
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- Searching for a deadly disease -- Subsequent outbreaks of influenza -- The next pandemic? -- Interest box: deaths from influenza -- The avian influenza virus -- What are viruses? -- The structure of viruses -- Is the avian flu similar to other viruses? -- Interest box: determining the structures of viruses -- Molecular structure of the avian influenza virus -- Classification of influenza viruses -- There?s a lot in a name -- Interest box: drugs to fight influenza -- Crossing species: a virus of birds, pigs, and man -- Water fowl: the reservoir of avian flu -- Trouble at the market -- Interest box: the conformational change of the influenza virus hemagglutinin -- Glycoprotein -- The h5n1 avian flu -- Where did h5n1 come from? -- Interest box: other avian influenza strains that pose significant risks -- Is another pandemic lurking among the flock? -- Preventing the spread of avian influenza in asia -- The ineffectiveness of effective vaccines -- Interest box: cutter laboratories, polio vaccine developers -- Notes -- Further reading -- Glossary -- Websites -- About the author
Control code
BIB-2933
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
88 p.
Isbn
9780791086759
Lccn
2005021240
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Avian flu, Jeffrey N. Sfakianos
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- Searching for a deadly disease -- Subsequent outbreaks of influenza -- The next pandemic? -- Interest box: deaths from influenza -- The avian influenza virus -- What are viruses? -- The structure of viruses -- Is the avian flu similar to other viruses? -- Interest box: determining the structures of viruses -- Molecular structure of the avian influenza virus -- Classification of influenza viruses -- There?s a lot in a name -- Interest box: drugs to fight influenza -- Crossing species: a virus of birds, pigs, and man -- Water fowl: the reservoir of avian flu -- Trouble at the market -- Interest box: the conformational change of the influenza virus hemagglutinin -- Glycoprotein -- The h5n1 avian flu -- Where did h5n1 come from? -- Interest box: other avian influenza strains that pose significant risks -- Is another pandemic lurking among the flock? -- Preventing the spread of avian influenza in asia -- The ineffectiveness of effective vaccines -- Interest box: cutter laboratories, polio vaccine developers -- Notes -- Further reading -- Glossary -- Websites -- About the author
Control code
BIB-2933
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
88 p.
Isbn
9780791086759
Lccn
2005021240
Other physical details
ill.

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