Home > Books > Fields Virology
Fields Virology
View PDF

Fields Virology

Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 6th Ed.
Authors/Editor: David M. Knipe; Peter Howley
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-10563-6
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections
  • Also Recommended

The authoritative reference book for virology, providing definitive coverage of all aspects of virology, including thorough coverage of virus biology as well as replication and medical aspects of specific virus families.

With the regular outbreaks of influenza, noroviruses as well as other emerging and re-emerging viruses it is essential to have the most up-to-date information available.

With this sixth edition, all chapters have been completely updated, an important new emphasis has been placed on virus discovery and emerging viruses. Viruses associated with cancer, including the new human polyomaviruses, are highlighted here and new chapters have been added on circoviruses and mimiviruses.

While the main focus of this edition continues to be on viruses, information on prions and the infectious spongiform encephalopathies are also included.

• Full color throughout with over 1,000 illustrations in total and most chapters provide key figures for use as lecture slides
• New coverage of emerging and viruses, including those causing influenza and HIV
• Updated coverage of viruses and cancer
• Coverage includes virus structure, virus entry, replication, and assembly, virus-host cell interactions, host immune responses and vaccines, antiviral therapeutics, virus evolution and immunization
• Thorough coverage of all viruses of medical importance, including both basic science and clinical features
• New chapters on circoviruses and mimiviruses and a new section on Chikungunya virus have been added
• Important advances in antivirals, including new HCV protease inhibitors and HIV integrase inhibitors

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: David M. Knipe; Peter Howley
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-10563-6
  • Specialty:
    Infectious Diseases
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 6th Ed.
  • Pages: 2664
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2013

Free Instant Access
This Month

Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR) A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine movement that combines the most trusted resources into a single, fully-searchable database.
Global Health The only specialist bibliographic abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health and capturing key literature that is not covered by other databases.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® Original articles highlighting the latest in clinically relevant basic science of musculoskeletal diseases and their treatments.
Annals of Internal Medicine Published by the American College of Physicians, contains original articles, case reports, topical reviews, editorials, book reviews and medical notices for internal medicine.


Doody's Featured Books
Osborn's Brain: Imaging, Pathology, and Anatomy
Covers the must-know aspects of brain imaging together with spectacular pathology examples, relevant anatomy, and up-to-date techniques in neuroradiology.

Neurology Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies
Synthesizes the vast body of literature available in neurology into one accessible, clinically relevant volume-features papers that have had the most impact on changing clinical practice.