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Rubulavirus: Mumps Virus

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Wendy A. Knowles BSc PhD MIBiol Clinical Scientist, Enteric, Respiratory and Neurological Virus Laboratory, Specialist and Reference Microbiology Division,
  2. Li Jin MD PhD MRCPath Clinical Scientist, Enteric Virus Reference Department

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0241

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Knowles, W. A. and Jin, L. 2010. Rubulavirus: Mumps Virus. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Identification of the Virus and Classification
  • 2
    Physical Properties
  • 3
    Genomic Structure
  • 4
    Biological Properties
  • 5
    Pathogenesis
  • 6
    Clinical Features
  • 7
    The Immune Response Following Mumps Virus Infection or Vaccination
  • 8
    Epidemiology
  • 9
    Treatment
  • 10
    Prevention
  • 11
    Laboratory Investigations

Keywords:

  • rubulavirus-mumps virus;
  • mumps virus-classified in family paramyxoviridae;
  • mumps virus morphology;
  • NP, P, and L proteins-components of viral nucleocapsid (NC);
  • 3' and 5' noncoding regions (NTR);
  • small hydrophobic (SH) protein;
  • paramyxovirus infection-adsorption, penetration, internalization of virion;
  • hemagglutination and hemadsorption