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Viral Life History Traits

Joshua S. Weitz

in Quantitative Viral Ecology: Dynamics of Viruses and Their Microbial Hosts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161549
eISBN:
9781400873968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161549.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter discusses a number of key commonalities and differences among viral life history traits. Viruses have two key life history stages: inside and outside a host cell. Viral infections of ... More


Special pathogens

Nizam Damani

in Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698356
eISBN:
9780191732126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698356.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the following: clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea, gastrointestinal infections, blood-borne viral infections, tuberculosis, respiratory viral infections, respiratory ... More


Population Dynamics of Viruses and Microbes

Joshua S. Weitz

in Quantitative Viral Ecology: Dynamics of Viruses and Their Microbial Hosts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161549
eISBN:
9781400873968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161549.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter discusses how virus–host interactions affect population dynamics. Models of virus–host interactions suggest that long-term persistence between a single virus population and a single host ... More


AS NATURAL AS BREATHING: The Flu Virus

Jaap Goudsmit

in Viral Fitness: The Next SARS and West Nile in the Making

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195130348
eISBN:
9780199790166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130348.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter discusses the flu virus. The virus that causes the annual epidemics of influenza travels through the air. Although flu is widely viewed as a human disease, its agent is by nature a virus ... More


Viral infections

Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay

in Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632432
eISBN:
9780191730375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Viruses often cause isolated or recurrent infections. Moreover, they are often the leading culprit in the pathogenesis of other oral pathogens, particularly of certain oral malignancies. In sick ... More


The Miracle Drug: The Context of Modern Antibiotic Usage

Tanya Stivers

in Prescribing under Pressure: Parent-Physician Conversations and Antibiotics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311150
eISBN:
9780199870837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311150.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the history of antibiotics. It then discusses the determinants of bacterial resistance and bacterial resistance as a global problem. The chapter then ... More


Reactive species in disease: friends or foes?

Barry Halliwell and John M.C. Gutteridge

in Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198717478
eISBN:
9780191802133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717478.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter reviews how reactive species (RS) are involved in the origin and progression of human disorders/diseases. This includes atherosclerosis (especially the role of LDL and HDL oxidation), ... More


The Development and History of Psychoneuroimmunology

GEORGE F. SOLOMON

in The Link Between Religion and Health: Psychoneuroimmunology and the Faith Factor

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195143607
eISBN:
9780199893256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143607.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter reviews the history of psychoneuroimmunology (PNI), highlighting the events which have transformed it to a highly respected scientific and medical discipline. The history of the ... More


Assessment and Development of Deaf Children with Multiple Challenges

Terrell A. Clark

in Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190880545
eISBN:
9780190915148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880545.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The proportion of children who are deaf or hard of hearing and also have other medical, neurodevelopmental, behavioral, or psychosocial conditions is increasing. Prevalence estimates run as high as ... More


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