Research Advances in Rabies

Edited by

  • Alan Jackson, Queen's University, Ontario, Canada

Volume 79 of Advances in Virus Research focuses on developments surrounding rabies, an ancient disease that remains a prominent public health problem for humans. This volume highlights important research advances extending from our understanding of how the rabies virus replicates and assembles to how the disease can be prevented and treated in humans and how rabies can be controlled in wildlife hosts. Experts in the field provide insightful and up-to-date chapters that summarize our current state of knowledge in diverse aspects of this very interesting and important viral disease.
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Virologists, microbiologists and infectious diseases specialists.


Book information

  • Published: May 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-387040-7


"A mandatory purchase for all types of comprehensive libraries, both public and university, as well as for those interested in or doing research in the field of virology."--Military Medicine
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Table of Contents

  1. Rabies Virus Transcription and Replication
  2. Aurélie A. V. Albertini, Rob W. H. Ruigrok and Danielle Blondel

  3. Rabies Virus Assembly and Budding
  4. Atsushi Okumura and Ronald N. Harty

  5. Evasive strategies in rabies virus infection
  6. A.C Jackson

  7. Rabies virus clearance from the central nervous system
  8. D. Craig Hooper, Anirban Roy, Darryll A. Barkhouse, Jianwei Li, Rhonda B. Kean

  9. Role of chemokines in rabies pathogenesis and protection
  10. Xuefeng Niu, Hualei Wang, Zhen F. Fu

  11. Interferon in rabies virus infection
  12. Martina Rieder and Karl-Klaus Conzelmann

  13. The role of Toll-like receptors in the induction of immune responses during rabies virus infection
  14. Jianwei Li, Milosz Faber, Bernhard Dietzschold and D. Craig Hooper

  15. Role of Oxidative Stress in Rabies Virus Infection
  16. Alan C. Jackson, Wafa Kammouni and Paul Fernyhough

  17. Rabies virus as a research tool and viral vaccine vector
  18. Emily A. Gomme, Celestine N. Wanjalla, Christoph Wirblich and Matthias J. Schnell

  19. Rabies Virus as a transneuronal tracer of neuronal connections
  20. Gabriella Ugolini

  21. Molecular phylogenetics of the Lyssaviruses - insights from a coalescent approach
  22. Susan A. Nadin-Davis and Leslie A. Real

  23. Bats and lyssaviruses
  24. Ashley C Banyard, David Hayman, Nicholas Johnson, Lorraine McElhinney and Anthony R. Fooks

  25. Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Rabies in Resource Limited/Poor Countries
  26. Prapimporn Shantavasinkul and Henry Wilde

  27. Neuroimaging in Rabies
  28. Jiraporn Laothamatas, Witaya Sungkarat, Thiravat Hemachudha

  29. Rabies virus infection and microRNAs
  30. Nipan Israsena, Aekkapol Mahavihakanont and Thiravat Hemachudha

  31. Design of Future Rabies Biologics and Antiviral Drugs
  32. Todd G Smith, Xianfu Wu, Richard Franka, and Charles Rupprecht

  33. Therapy of Human Rabies
  34. Alan C. Jackson

  35. Mathematical Models for Rabies
  36. Vijay G. Panjeti and Leslie A. Real

  37. Evolution of Wildlife Rabies Control Tactics
  38. Rick Rosatte

  39. Understanding effects of barriers on the spread and control of rabies
  40. Erin E. Rees, Bruce A. Pond, Rowland R. Tinline and Denise BĂ©langer

  41. Rabies Research In Resource - Poor Countries

Henry Wilde MD and Boonlert Lumlertdacha