13. Hendra and Nipah Virus

  1. Heiman F. L. Wertheim MD, PhD1,2,
  2. Peter Horby MBBS, FFPH1,2 and
  3. John P. Woodall MA, PhD3

Published Online: 11 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch13

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

How to Cite

Wertheim, H. F. L., Horby, P. and Woodall, J. P. (eds) (2012) Hendra and Nipah Virus, in Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Centre for Health Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184403

Online ISBN: 9781444354690



  • Hendra and Nipah virus;
  • Hendra, Nipah viruses, negative-stranded RNA;
  • hepatitis A, epidemic hepatitis, infectious hepatitis;
  • humans, the main reservoir;
  • hepatitis B, type B hepatitis, serum hepatitis;
  • hepatitis C virus (HCV), enveloped RNA hepacavirus;
  • hepatitis E, hepatitis E virus (HEV);
  • human immunodeficiency virus, VIH, SIDA, slim disease, AIDS;
  • human T-lymphotropic virus 1;
  • Japanese encephalitis (JEV)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hepatitis A

  • Hepatitis B

  • Hepatitis C

  • Hepatitis E

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus

  • Human T-Lymphotropic Virus 1

  • Japanese Encephalitis