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Published by Mir Publishers in Moscow .
Written in English


  • Slow Virus Diseases.,
  • Slow virus diseases.

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Edition Notes

Translation of: Medlennye infektsii.

Other titlesMedlennye infektsii.
StatementV.D. Timakov, V.A. Zuev.
ContributionsZuev, Viktor Abramovich.
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19764121M

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Slow Virus Infections of the Central Nervous System Investigational Approaches to Etiology and Pathogenesis of These Diseases. PRP is a very rare consequence of rubella virus infection and also results in mental and motor deterioration. The initial infection is usually congenital or soon after birth and the onset of PRP occurs at 8 to 19 years of age. The course of the disease may extend over many years. Other slow virus infections. Human immunodeficiency virus and AIDS. Genre/Form: Fulltext Internet Resources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hotchin, John. Persistent and slow virus infections. Basel, New York, S. Karger, Slow infection is characterized by a prolonged incubation period followed by progressive disease. Unlike latent and chronic infections, slow infection may not begin with an acute period of viral multiplication. During persistent infections, the viral genome may be either stably integrated into the cellular DNA or maintained episomally.

Slow virus infections are also known as prion diseases, after the presumed infectious agent, as well as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs), after the histopathologic changes associated with these infections. Prions are proteinaceous infectious particles (PrPs). Books shelved as plague-virus-disease-outbreaks: Infectious: Death Is Just The Beginning by Steven J. Davies, The Outbreak by Glen Johnson, Elysium Part. Hepatitis types A and B are candidates for inclusion in the category of persisting viral infections. The rubeola or measles virus is established as a persistent virus which causes elevated antibodies in the serum and cerebrospinal fluid of many patients with severe demyelinating disease such as subacute sclerosing panencephalitis and multiple Cited by: 4. Aspects of Slow and Persistent Virus Infections Proceedings of the European Workshop sponsored by the Commission of the European Communities on the advice of the Committee on Medical and Public Health Research, held in London(U.K.), April 5–6,

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