Principles of Animal Virology: Structure and Composition of Viruses. Classification and Nomenclature of Viruses. Viral Replication. Viral Genetics and Evolution. Virus–Induced Changes in Cells. Mechanisms of Infection and Spread of Viruses through the Body. Determinants of Viral Virulence and Host Resistance. Immune Response to Viral Infections. Mechanisms of Disease Production. Persistent Infections. Mechanisms of Viral Oncogenesis. Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases. Immunization against Viral Diseases. Epidemiology of Viral Infections. Prevention, Control, and Eradication of Viral Diseases. Chemotherapy of Viral Diseases. Viruses of Humans: Parvoviridae. Papovaviridae. Adenoviridae. Herpesviridae. Poxviridae. Hepadnaviridae and Hepatitis D. Picornaviridae. Caliciviridae and Astroviridae. Togaviridae. Flaviviridae. Coronaviridae. Paramyxoviridae. Rhabdoviridae. Filoviridae. Orthomyxoviridae. Arenaviridae. Bunyaviridae. Reoviridae. Retroviridae. Viral Syndromes. Index.