More Details about Fields Virology 6th Edition

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearJune 2013


Fields Virology is the authoritative reference book for virology, providing definitive coverage of all aspects of virology, including thorough coverage of virus biology as well as replication and medical aspects of specific virus families. With the regular outbreaks of influenza, noroviruses as well as other emerging and re-emerging viruses it is essential to have the most up-to-date information available. With this Sixth Edition, all chapters have been completely updated, an important new emphasis has been placed on virus discovery and emerging viruses. Viruses associated with cancer, including the new human polyomaviruses, are highlighted in this Sixth Edition and new chapters have been added on circoviruses and mimiviruses. While the main focus of this edition continues to be on viruses, information on prions and the infectious spongiform encephalopathies are also included.

Key Features:-

  • Books Covers a 2-volume set
  • A Full color throughout
  • Over 1,000 illustrations that can easily be embedded for use as lecture slides
  • Online companion website with fully searchable text, all references linked to PubMed and additional
  • New coverage of emerging and viruses, including those causing influenza and HIV
  • Updated coverage of viruses and cancer