Using a multidisciplinary approach, Human Respiratory Viral Infections is set at the level between the definitive reference work and an essential clinical manual. Exploring recent advances in human respiratory viral research, the text builds on the basic sciences of epidemiology, virology, molecular biology, and immunology to cover clinical diagnos

part Section I|1 pages

Human Respiratory System and Disease Management

chapter 1|13 pages

Overview on Anatomy of Human Respiratory System

ByAnoop Kumar Sinha, Sunit K. Singh

chapter 2|11 pages

Lung Defenses

An Overview
ByLaurent P. Nicod

chapter 3|16 pages

Airway Epithelial and Early Innate Immune Responses toVirus Infections

ByAlan Chen-Yu Hsu, Su-Ling Loo, Faezeh Fathi Aghdam, Kristy Parsons, Philip M. Hansbro, Peter A. B. Wark

chapter 4|25 pages

Pulmonary Endothelium in Health and Viral Infections

ByNikolaos Manitsopoulos, Frantzeska Frantzeskaki, Anastasia Kotanidou, Stylianos E. Orfanos

chapter 5|19 pages

Cough Formation in Viral Infections in Children

ByO’Grady Kerry-Ann F., Ian M. Mackay, Anne B. Chang

chapter 6|11 pages

Aerosol Spread and Communicability of Respiratory Viruses

BySamira Mubareka, Thomas G. Voss, Daniel Verreault, Chad J. Roy

chapter 7|26 pages

Environmental Variables in the Transmission of Respiratory Viruses

ByNicole M. Bouvier

chapter 8|33 pages

Animal Models of Human Respiratory Viral Infections

ByKayla A. Weiss, Cory J. Knudson, Allison F. Christiaansen, Steven M. Varga

chapter 9|13 pages

Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis of Human Respiratory Viral Infections

ByCristina Costa, Francesca Sidoti, Rossana Cavallo

chapter 10|28 pages

Potential of Antibody Therapy for Respiratory Virus Infections

ByTze-Minn Mak, Ruisi Hazel Lin, Yee-Joo Tan

chapter 11|14 pages

Measures for Infection Control in Respiratory Viral Infections

ByW. H. Seto

chapter 12|11 pages

Controlling Epidemic of Human Respiratory Viral Infections

ByGrant Waterer, Sheree Smith

part Section II|1 pages

Common Viral Infections of Human Respiratory System

chapter 13|19 pages

Overview of Human Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract Viral Infections

ByFleur M. Moesker, Pieter L.A. Fraaij, Ab D.M.E. Osterhaus

chapter 14|18 pages

Viral-Induced Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

ByLena Uller, Carl Persson

chapter 15|9 pages

Pediatric Viral Pneumonia

ByMatti Korppi

chapter 16|15 pages

Pulmonary Bacterial Coinfection with Viral Respiratory Infection in Children

ByKentigern Thorburn, Andrew Riordan

chapter 17|18 pages

Mixed Viral Respiratory Infections

ByJonathan Hoffmann, Gláucia Paranhos-Baccalà

chapter 18|12 pages

Respiratory Viral Infections in Immunocompromised Patients

ByEllie Walker, Michael G. Ison

chapter 19|27 pages

Human Adenovirus

A Respiratory Virus Causing Systemic Disease
ByJoseph P. Lynch III, Adriana E. Kajon, Marcela Echavarria

chapter 20|23 pages

Human Rhinovirus Infections

ByStephen B. Greenberg

chapter 21|26 pages

Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections

ByMarcello Lanari, Silvia Vandini, Giacomo Faldella

chapter 22|35 pages

Human Influenza Virus Infections

ByJudith M. Fontana, Daniel P. Eiras, Mirella Salvatore

chapter 23|34 pages

Human Parainfluenza Virus Infections

ByEric T. Beck, Kelly J. Henrickson

chapter 24|21 pages

Emergence and Pathogenesis of Avian Influenza in Humans

ByJennifer R. Plourde, Kevin S. Harrod

chapter 25|27 pages

Emergence and Pathogenesis of Swine Influenza Viruses in Humans

ByJennifer L. Smith, Frederick T. Koster, Robert J. Hogan

chapter 26|23 pages

Measles Virus

A Respiratory Virus Causing Systemic Disease
ByRory D. de Vries, Rik L. de Swart

chapter 27|12 pages

Human Coronavirus Respiratory Infections

ByThomas Edward Cecere, Stephanie Michelle Todd, Owen Benjamin Richmond

chapter 28|22 pages

SARS-CoV Infections in Humans

ByK. F. To, Anthony W. I. Lo

chapter 29|10 pages

Human Bocavirus Infections

ByVerena Schildgen, Oliver Schildgen

chapter 30|19 pages

Human Metapneumovirus Infections

ByJennifer Elana Schuster, John V. Williams

chapter 31|16 pages

Enterovirus 68 and Human Respiratory Infections

ByJanette C. Rahamat-Langendoen, Hubert G.M. Niesters

chapter 32|14 pages


Emerging Zoonotic Respiratory Viral Infections
ByOlivier Escaffre, Viktoriya Borisevich, Barry Rockx