The Resource Bird flu : a rising pandemic in Asia and beyond?, [edited by] Paul Tambyah, Ping-Chung Leung, (electronic resource)

Bird flu : a rising pandemic in Asia and beyond?, [edited by] Paul Tambyah, Ping-Chung Leung, (electronic resource)

Label
Bird flu : a rising pandemic in Asia and beyond?
Title
Bird flu
Title remainder
a rising pandemic in Asia and beyond?
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Paul Tambyah, Ping-Chung Leung
Title variation
A rising pandemic in Asia and beyond?
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chickens cannot be bought in Vietnam restaurants for love or money. New reports are emerging every week of the global reach of avian influenza in birds. Africa and Europe are now affected by what was thought to be an Asian poultry disease. Governments worldwide are stockpiling antiviral drugs and forming rationing plans. Citizens are concerned that they will not be in "the list" of those who will receive these wonder drugs. Reports are emerging of antiviral drug resistance as the influenza virus mutates.What is the influenza virus? Why are people so worried about pandemic influenza? What is a
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
636.50894518
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RA644.I6
LC item number
.B57 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tambyah, Paul
  • Leung, Ping-Chung
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Avian influenza
  • SARS (Disease)
  • Influenza
  • Influenza vaccines
Label
Bird flu : a rising pandemic in Asia and beyond?, [edited by] Paul Tambyah, Ping-Chung Leung, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Contributors; Glossary; Foreword; Preface; A Summary of Flu Attacks; 1 Avian Influenza: Basic Science, Potential for Mutation, Transmission, Illness Symptomatology and Vaccines Louis Y.-A. Chai; Understanding the Basic Science of Influenza and Terminology; Influenza Pandemics in Recent History; Basic Science of Avian Influenza; Prior Outbreaks of Avian Influenza Until Recently; Transmissibility; Illness Symptomatology; Antiviral Agents; Vaccine Development; Conclusion; References; 2 Virology View Paul K.-S. Chan; What Does H5N1 Stand For?; What Makes the Influenza Virus So Special?
  • Why Birds are Important?What is the Role of Pigs?; Is it Only H5N1 or Something Else?; What About H9N2?; What Have the H7 Avian Viruses Done to Humans?; What Viruses Have Caused Pandemics?; Conclusions; 3 The First Cases of H5N1 Infection in the World Rita Y.-T. Sung; The Mysterious New Virus H5N1 Killed our Young Patient; 4 The Second Phase After H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus Infection: The Three-Wave Spread in Thailand Salin Chutinimitkul, Pattaratida Sa-nguanmoo and Yong Poovorawan; The Outbreak in Asia and the Three-Wave Outbreak in Thailand
  • Genetic Evidence of Influenza A Virus Subtype H5N1Spreading Ability of H5N1; Clinical Manifestation; Case Detection; 1. Suspected case; 2. Probable case; 3. Confirmed case; Specimen Collection; 1. Respiratory specimens:; 2. Blood components:; 3. Autopsy specimens:; Laboratory Diagnostics; 1. Virus isolation; 2. Immunofluorescense assay (IFA); 3. Hemagglutination and hemagglutination inhibition test; 4. Rapid antigen test; 5. Molecular techniques; Avian Influenza Management; Avian Influenza Vaccine; Recommendation for People who Reside in Outbreak Areas44; General recommendations:
  • Transporter recommendations:Farm workers recommendations:; Laboratory and healthcare workers recommendations:; Consumer recommendations:; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; 5 Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Avian In.uenza Thana Khawcharoenporn, Linda M. Mundy and Anucha Apisarnthanarak; Introduction; Epidemiology; Risk Factors; Pathogenesis; Clinical Presentation; Transmission Dynamics of H5N1; Conclusions; References; 6 Avian Flu: The Indonesian Experience Nuning M. K. Masjkuri, I. Nyoman Kandun, Tri Yunis Miko Wahyono and Hari Santoso; Introduction
  • The Unusual Event of the Human Avian Flu in IndonesiaCase Management of Human Avian Flu in Indonesia; Measures to Control the Outbreak in Indonesia; Response to the current situation; Prediction and anticipation; Policies; Lesson learned; References; 7 Bird Flu in Indonesia Nugroho Abikusno; Introduction; Cause, Death and Disease Spread; Pandemic Probability; Preventive Measures; Control of bird flu in human population; Control of bird flu in poultry population; Biosecurity; Depopulation; Vaccination; Future Efforts; References
  • 8 Cultural, Social and Economic In.uences of the Flu Vernon Lee and Kai-Hong Phua
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (268 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812707338
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computer
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  • c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000549394
  • (EBL)1209931
  • (SSID)ssj0000290116
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12113557
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000290116
  • (PQKBWorkID)10402860
  • (PQKB)10000385
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1209931
  • (WSP)00006108
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000549394
Label
Bird flu : a rising pandemic in Asia and beyond?, [edited by] Paul Tambyah, Ping-Chung Leung, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Contributors; Glossary; Foreword; Preface; A Summary of Flu Attacks; 1 Avian Influenza: Basic Science, Potential for Mutation, Transmission, Illness Symptomatology and Vaccines Louis Y.-A. Chai; Understanding the Basic Science of Influenza and Terminology; Influenza Pandemics in Recent History; Basic Science of Avian Influenza; Prior Outbreaks of Avian Influenza Until Recently; Transmissibility; Illness Symptomatology; Antiviral Agents; Vaccine Development; Conclusion; References; 2 Virology View Paul K.-S. Chan; What Does H5N1 Stand For?; What Makes the Influenza Virus So Special?
  • Why Birds are Important?What is the Role of Pigs?; Is it Only H5N1 or Something Else?; What About H9N2?; What Have the H7 Avian Viruses Done to Humans?; What Viruses Have Caused Pandemics?; Conclusions; 3 The First Cases of H5N1 Infection in the World Rita Y.-T. Sung; The Mysterious New Virus H5N1 Killed our Young Patient; 4 The Second Phase After H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus Infection: The Three-Wave Spread in Thailand Salin Chutinimitkul, Pattaratida Sa-nguanmoo and Yong Poovorawan; The Outbreak in Asia and the Three-Wave Outbreak in Thailand
  • Genetic Evidence of Influenza A Virus Subtype H5N1Spreading Ability of H5N1; Clinical Manifestation; Case Detection; 1. Suspected case; 2. Probable case; 3. Confirmed case; Specimen Collection; 1. Respiratory specimens:; 2. Blood components:; 3. Autopsy specimens:; Laboratory Diagnostics; 1. Virus isolation; 2. Immunofluorescense assay (IFA); 3. Hemagglutination and hemagglutination inhibition test; 4. Rapid antigen test; 5. Molecular techniques; Avian Influenza Management; Avian Influenza Vaccine; Recommendation for People who Reside in Outbreak Areas44; General recommendations:
  • Transporter recommendations:Farm workers recommendations:; Laboratory and healthcare workers recommendations:; Consumer recommendations:; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; 5 Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Avian In.uenza Thana Khawcharoenporn, Linda M. Mundy and Anucha Apisarnthanarak; Introduction; Epidemiology; Risk Factors; Pathogenesis; Clinical Presentation; Transmission Dynamics of H5N1; Conclusions; References; 6 Avian Flu: The Indonesian Experience Nuning M. K. Masjkuri, I. Nyoman Kandun, Tri Yunis Miko Wahyono and Hari Santoso; Introduction
  • The Unusual Event of the Human Avian Flu in IndonesiaCase Management of Human Avian Flu in Indonesia; Measures to Control the Outbreak in Indonesia; Response to the current situation; Prediction and anticipation; Policies; Lesson learned; References; 7 Bird Flu in Indonesia Nugroho Abikusno; Introduction; Cause, Death and Disease Spread; Pandemic Probability; Preventive Measures; Control of bird flu in human population; Control of bird flu in poultry population; Biosecurity; Depopulation; Vaccination; Future Efforts; References
  • 8 Cultural, Social and Economic In.uences of the Flu Vernon Lee and Kai-Hong Phua
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (268 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812707338
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000549394
  • (EBL)1209931
  • (SSID)ssj0000290116
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12113557
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000290116
  • (PQKBWorkID)10402860
  • (PQKB)10000385
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1209931
  • (WSP)00006108
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000549394

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