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Human Enteric RNA Viruses: Astroviruses

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Michael J. Carter BA PhD1,
  2. Margaret M. Willcocks BSc PhD2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0247

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Carter, M. J. and Willcocks, M. M. 2010. Human Enteric RNA Viruses: Astroviruses. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Surrey, School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Guildford, UK

  2. 2

    University of Surrey, School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Guildford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Classification
  • 2
    Biophysical Properties
  • 3
    Morphology
  • 4
    Genome Organization
  • 5
    Protein Coding and Expression
  • 6
    Serology
  • 7
    Sequence Phylogeny
  • 8
    Transmission
  • 9
    Prevalence
  • 10
    Clinical Manifestations
  • 11
    Pathogenesis
  • 12
    Detection and Diagnosis
  • 13
    Conclusions

Keywords:

  • human enteric RNA viruses-astroviruses;
  • human astroviruses (HAstV);
  • ovine astrovirus (OAstV);
  • small round structured virus (SRSV);
  • cryo-electron microscopy;
  • serology;
  • environmental transmission;
  • human and mammalian astroviruses