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Principles of Animal Virology

Thomas G. Hull, Ph.D.
JAMA. 1960;173(13):1510. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020310098037.
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Virology has advanced with unprecedented rapidity in the last decade, making a second edition of this book necessary. The author states, "the etiologies are defined, the principles of immunization are well known, the routine of diagnosis, of vaccine production, of public health action, can run smoothly...." The term "animal viruses" is used to designate viruses found in the animal kingdom as opposed to "plant viruses." The first chapters on the history and general problems of animal virology are excellent as are the succeeding chapters on cellular infection, pathogenesis, and immunity. Other chapters discuss active and passive immunity, latent infections, and the ecological aspects of viral disease. The variation and evolution of the viruses are stressed, and the author predicts there will be a new influenza A virus within 20 years whereas another enterovirus will become the major cause of poliomyelitis within 50 years. The final chapter is devoted to classification

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