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Togaviruses

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Scott C. Weaver PhD Director for Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases and Professor1,
  2. Ilya V. Frolov PhD2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0253

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Weaver, S. C. and Frolov, I. V. 2010. Togaviruses. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Texas Medical Branch, UTMB Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Disease, Departments of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, Galveston, TX, USA

  2. 2

    University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Galveston, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Classification
  • 2
    Virion Structure
  • 3
    Genome Structure and Replication
  • 4
    Structural Proteins
  • 5
    Virus–Host Cell Interactions
  • 6
    Transmission Cycles and Distribution
  • 7
    Diseases Caused by Alphaviruses
  • 8
    Pathogenesis
  • 9
    Immune Response and Diagnosis
  • 10
    Control of Alphaviral Disease
  • 11
    Encephalitis and other Important Alphavirus Diseases

Keywords:

  • togaviruses;
  • conserved sequence element (CSE);
  • inhibition of interferon (IFN);
  • baby hamster kidney (BHK);
  • cerebrospinal fluid (CSF);
  • western equine encephalitis;
  • Venezuelan equine encephalitis;
  • Chikungunya virus (CHIKV)