Chemoprophylaxis and Virus Infections of the Respiratory Tract: Volume 1, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Chemoprophylaxis and Virus Infections of the Respiratory Tract

Volume 1, 1st Edition

By J.S. Oxford

CRC Press

231 pages

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Originally, it was our intention to produce a single-volume book covering all aspects and approaches to the problem of specific inhibitors of respiratory viruses. However, as the work progressed it became obvious that certain chapters, because of the research interests of the authors, concentrated particularly on influenza viruses. It seemed logical therefore, to divide the book into two volumes, the first emphasizing influenza and the second concentrating on other viruses as well as discussing important general aspects of drug screening and clinical testing, although the second volume does have some chapters which deal mainly with influenza.

Table of Contents

1. Clinical Aspects of the Respiratory Tract 2. The Basis of Selectivity in Drugs 3. Influenza in Man and Animals- Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Immunoprophylaxis 4. The Replication of Influenza and Parainfluenza Viruses 5. Specific Inhibitors of Influenza Related to the Molecular Biology of Virus Replication 6. Inhibitors of Viral Neuraminidase as Potential Antiviral Drugs

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI045000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General