This comprehensive reference work brings together for the first time information on every aspect of the parvoviruses in a single volume. It presents the new system of parvovirus classification, as agreed by the International Committee for the Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV), and includes cutting edge information on the virology, molecular and cellular biology, immunology and clinical manifestations of infection with each known and proposed member of the family Parvoviridae. The book also describes the rapidly expanding basic and clinical science which underpins gene therapy applications using helper-dependent and helper-independent parvoviruses.
The respected editorial group has drawn together renowned contributors from around the world to produce what will undoubtedly become the standard reference on the subject. It is essential reading for clinical or research virologists and microbiologists, infectious disease specialists, and public health specialists and laboratories.