Virology Methods Manual

Edited By

  • Brian Mahy, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
  • Hillar Kangro, SmithKlein Beecham Biologicals S.A., Rixensart, Belgium


Research scientists and research clinicians working in the field of virology will find this book useful. It will also be of interest to molecular biologists and immunologists, to the infectious disease community in general, andto biotechnology/pharmaceutical companies.


Book information

  • Published: April 1996
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-465330-6

Table of Contents

Classical Techniques:V.C. George, J.C. Hierholzer, and E.W. Ades, Cell Culture.J.C. Hierholzer and R.A. Killington, Virus Isolation and Quantitation.J.C. Hierholzer, R.A. Killington, and A. Stokes, Preparation of Antigens.R.A. Killington, A. Stokes, and J.C. Hierholzer, Virus Purification.I.L. Chrystie, Electron Microscopy.M. Chernesky, Traditional and Serological Tests.M. Chernesky and J. Mahoney, Immunoassays.A. Mawle, Cell Mediated Immunity.Techniques in Molecular Virology:J.E. Novak, T.C. Jarvis, and K. Kirkegaard, RNA: Transcription, Transfection, and Quantitation.D.J. McCance, DNA Viruses: DNA Extraction, Purification, and Characterization.K.N. Leppard and C.R. Pringle, Virus Mutants.D.R. Harper and B.F. Coles, Polypeptides.M. McCrae, The Assay of Viral Enzyme.Medical Virology:A.L. Jabri, D. Wigg, and J.S. Oxford, Initial In vitro Screening of DrugCandidates for their Potential Antiviral Activities.S. Specter and D. Jeffries, Detection of Virus and Viral Antigens.J. Mahoney, Detection of Viral Nucleic Acids in Clinical Material.S. Specter and D. Jeffries, Serological Methods.S. Specter and D. Jeffries, Disinfection. Appendices.Subject Index.