24. Mumps

  1. Arie J. Zuckerman2,
  2. Jangu E. Banatvala3,
  3. Barry D. Schoub4,5,
  4. Paul D. Griffiths2 and
  5. Philip Mortimer6
  1. Pauli Leinikki

Published Online: 16 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470741405.ch24

Principles and Practice of Clinical Virology, Sixth Edition

Principles and Practice of Clinical Virology, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Leinikki, P. (2009) Mumps, in Principles and Practice of Clinical Virology, Sixth Edition (eds A. J. Zuckerman, J. E. Banatvala, B. D. Schoub, P. D. Griffiths and P. Mortimer), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470741405.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 2

    UCL Medical School, London, UK

  2. 3

    Guy's, King's and St Thomas' School of Medicine, London, UK

  3. 4

    National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Sandringham, Johannesburg, South Africa

  4. 5

    National Institute of Virology, Sandringham, South Africa

  5. 6

    Health Protection Agency, London, UK

Author Information

  1. National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470517994

Online ISBN: 9780470741405

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Keywords:

  • mumps - acute infectious disease of children;
  • paramyxovirus virions - spherical particles with surface spikes;
  • aseptic meningitis - common complication of mumps patients;
  • Jeryl Lynn and Urabe strain - vaccinations;
  • Phocine distempervirus (PDV);
  • orchitis and oophoritis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Virus

  • Pathogenesis

  • Clinical Picture

  • Laboratory Diagnosis

  • Epidemiology and Control

  • References

  • Further Reading