Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

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Prompting the first WHO global health alert for over a decade, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) was first recognised in South-East Asia in February 2003. With the causative agent now identified as a new strain of coronavirus, the medical world has gained important knowledge on the aetiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, pathogenesis, epidemiology, disease treatment and infection control with amazing speed. Despite this, major gaps remain in our understanding - the race is on to develop new cures and effective vaccines, and the long-term impact on health, society and economics are starting to unravel. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: A Clinical Guide meets the urgent need for a comprehensive, authoritative reference guide for everyone in the medical and scientific community engaged in the fight against SARS: Definitive book on SARS, clearly and accurately documenting the extraordinary medical and scientific events around this new epidemic International experts in the field, with many contributors from the WHO and CDC Will help reader to understand and prevent future outbreaks with a repeat of the same consequencesEvaluation of dual infection of nursery pigs with U.S. strains of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and porcine respiratory coronavirus. ... synergybetween porcine respiratory coronavirus and bacterial lipopolysaccharide in the induction of respiratory disease in pigs. ... Experimental inoculation of adult dairy cows with bovine coronavirus and detection of coronavirus in feces by RT-PCR.


Title:Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Author: Malik Peiris, Larry J. Anderson, Albert DME Osterhaus, Klaus Stohr, Kwok-yung Yuen
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15
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