The purpose of the book is to great extent of account of newer information and fast developments in the field of virology, the revision of the book became overdue. The book was primarily written to review the subject mainly in question-answer form ignoring a systematic approach on topics of general information on viruses and family wise description of viral diseases. Retaining the option of dealing with the subject in question-answer form, the present edition has been revised and enlarged to include general information on animal viruses and family wise diseases. Several topics including the classification of viruses, viral genetics, virus-host cell interactions, their role in oncogenesis and diagnosis, immunity and epidemiology of viral diseases, have been added. Description of viral diseases includes different types/serotypes of viruses, their properties, transmission, clinical symptoms, pathogenesis and control measures.
|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|About the Author||B.S Malik|