Princeton University Library Catalog

Ebola and Marburg viruses / Tara C. Smith ; consulting editor, Hilary Babcock ; foreword by David L. Heymann.

Author:
Smith, Tara C., 1976- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Chelsea House, c2011.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
104 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Deadly diseases and epidemics. [More in this series]
Summary note:
Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that cause hemorrhagic fevers--illnesses marked by severe bleeding, organ failure, and, in many cases, death. These viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred for decades. Ebola and Marburg Virus, Second Edition takes a look at the nature and origins of these viruses, transmission, treatment, and current vaccine research. --from publisher description
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-96) and index.
Contents:
A modern plague -- Marburg virus emerges -- Ebola in Africa and beyond -- General characteristics of the viruses -- Ecology of the viruses -- Methods of detection and treatment -- Developing a vaccine -- Other hemorrhagic fevers.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781604132526 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 1604132523 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2010032999
OCLC:
460053536
RCP:
C - S