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Integrated Virus Detection

1st Edition

By Charles H. Wick

CRC Press

255 pages

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pub: 2014-11-13
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Multiple viruses can be detected concurrently using the Integrated Virus Detection System (IVDS). Integrated Virus Detection describes this technology and provides many examples of applications including a chapter on viruses found in honeybees with descriptions of seasonal and yearly variation. This straightforward technology can be used to detect

Table of Contents

Detection of Whole Viruses. Instrumentation. Proof Concept Using MS2. Concentration of Viruses. Cause and Effect Curves. Isolating Single Viruses from Multivirus Mixtures. Analyzing Various Viruses. Detection of Other Nanoparticles. Direct Counting of Pili. Detecting Viruses in Honeybees. Pulsed Lamp Decontamination. Current and Future Trends.

About the Author

Charles H. Wick is a retired lieutenant colonel and senior scientist from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center. He earned his PhD from the University of Washington. Dr. Wick is best known for work in forensic science done in concert with the Department of Defense. Dr. Wick's research work has resulted in international recognition as an authority on individual performance for operations conducted on a nuclear, biological, and chemical battlefield. He has made lasting and important contributions to forensic science and antiterrorism and holds several U.S. patents in the area of microbe detection and classification. He has written more than 45 civilian and militarypublications and has received various awards and citations.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
SCIENCE / Research & Methodology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology