Measles and Poliomyelitis

Measles and Poliomyelitis

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Elimination of measles and poliomyelitis diseases from the globe is a priority goal of the World Health Organization. For the first time, in a single volume comprising thirty-one well-documented chapters, internationally recognized experts provide a state-of-the-art treatment of these two important viral diseases. The book offers a wide range of new findings and references on the latest advances regarding the measles and poliomyelitis: a€c global and molecular genetic epidemiology, characteristics and diseases surveillance a€c all available vaccines and research to produce more safe and more potent-biotechnology vaccines a€c immunization programmes, considering the available vaccines and possibility of vaccinal associations in strategy to eliminate/eradicate these diseases a€c immunity to infections and immunogenicity of vaccines a€c virus genomes organization and antigenic structures related to vaccine characteristics, stressing their role in immunization strategies a€c needs of global cooperation, using all available resources, vaccines and strategies to achieve the global control of the diseases. It is addressed to all public health professionals concerned with measles and poliomyelitis control, especially in hospitals, clinics, governmental health services, international health services, centers of infectious diseases, research institutes, medical schools, vaccine producers and experts in immunization strategies and programmes.Intervirology 20: 129a€“136 Pervikov VY, Chumakov MP, Voroskilova MK, Rubin SG, Savinskaya SS and Gracheva LA (1974) ... Virology 160:31:1a€“322 Thomsson R and Mayer M (1965) Different pattern of elution of poliovirus strains from DEAE ... Virology 4: 141a€“155 Wecker E (1960) A simple test for serodifferentiation of poliovirus strains within the same type. ... J Biol Standard 9: 163a€“185 World Health Organization (1990) Manual for the Virological Investigation of Poliomyelitis.

Title:Measles and Poliomyelitis
Author:Edouard Kurstak
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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