Viral Hepatitis Molecular Biology Diagnosis and Control

Viral Hepatitis Molecular Biology Diagnosis and Control, 1st Edition

Viral Hepatitis Molecular Biology Diagnosis and Control, 1st Edition,Isa K. Mushahwar,ISBN9780444514875

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Isa K. Mushahwar


Distinguished Research Fellow
Director, Virus Discovery
Experimental Biology Research
Abbott Laboratories


Senior Research Fellow Director
Infectious Disease and Immunology
Abbott Laboratories


Biochemistry/Immunology/Medical Sciences
Indiana University,
Bloomington and American International College,
Springfield, Massachusetts

Dr. Mushahwar is a Fellow in the Infectious Disease Society of America and on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Virological Methods, Journal of Medical Virology and Journal of Clinical Microbiology. He is a member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the American Association of Immunologists. He has authored over 180 articles in major scientific journals, 40 book chapters and also, an editor of three books. He has been an invited lecturer and scientific co-chairman at many national and international scientific meetings. Dr. Mushahwar joined Abbott Laboratories, Diagnostics Division in 1974 where he developed many diagnostic assays for hepatitis viruses, upper respiratory, congenital and sexually transmitted diseases. During the nineties, he directed the viral discovery group that identified and characterized three new flaviviruses, namely, GB virus A, B and C, several new hepatitis E virus genotypes from the United States, Italy, Greece and Argentina as well as new HBsAg mutants.

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Abbott Laboratories, Viral Discovery Group, North Chicago, IL, USA

Viral Hepatitis Molecular Biology Diagnosis and Control, 1st Edition

Preface. Hepatitis A (N. Previsani, D. Lavanchy, G. Siegl). Hepatitis B (N. Previsani, D. Lavanchy, A.J. Zuckerman). Hepatitis B virus mutants: Emergence and impact on diagnostic detection (P.F. Coleman). Hepatitis B virus: Life cycle and morphogenesis (L.G. Birkenmeyer). Hepatitis C virus (A. Scott Muerhoff, G.J. Dawson). Hepatitis Delta (N. Previsani, D. Lavanchy, M. Rizzetto). Hepatitis E virus: Current status (G.G. Schlauder). GB virus C (T.P. Leary, I.K. Mushahwar). Torque Teno virus (TTV): Molecular virology and clinical implications (H. Okamoto, T. Nishizawa, M. Takahashi). List of contributors. Index.

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