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Filoviruses

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Heinz Feldmann MD Chief, Associate Professor1,
  2. Hans-Dieter Klenk MD2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0256

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Feldmann, H. and Klenk, H.-D. 2010. Filoviruses. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Manitoba, Department of Medical Microbiology, Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

  2. 2

    Philipps-University, Institute of Virology Medical School, Marburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Properties of Filoviruses
  • 2
    Filovirus Replication
  • 3
    Clinical and Pathological Aspects

Keywords:

  • filoviruses;
  • nonsegmented negativestrand (NNS);
  • nucleoprotein (NP);
  • VP35-polymerase cofactor;
  • VP40-matrix protein;
  • glycoprotein (GP);
  • heparin treatment;
  • high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter respirators