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Published: 26 May 2016

368 Pages | Over 200 colour line and halftone figures


ISBN: 9780198714682

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Highly Commended in Basic and Clinical Sciences in the 2017 BMA Medical Book Awards.

Human Virology

Fifth Edition

John Oxford, Paul Kellam, and Leslie Collier

  • Written by leading authors in the field, with expertise in both molecular and clinical virology
  • Case studies, written by practising doctors, help bring the subject to life and link theory to practice
  • Short, focused, chapters help to convey the key points of a subject which is often bewildering in its detail

New to this Edition:

  • Many of the figures have been redrawn to illustrate the underlying molecular detail of viral pathogenesis
  • New 'hot topic' boxes outline cutting-edge areas of research in virology
  • The viruses in Part 2 are now categorized under the Baltimore Scheme, making it easier to appreciate the commonalities and differences between viruses in the same family
  • Further molecular detail integrated into the text to illustrate the mechanisms by which viruses cause disease, and how they evade the immune system.

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