Viral Diseases Term Paper by ResearchRiter

Viral Diseases
An overview of six different diseases in birds and animals.
# 121303 | 4,500 words | 57 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Biology (Zoology) , Medical and Health (General)


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Description:

This paper looks at six different diseases: five viral diseases - Avian fu, Ebola, Dengue fever, Hantavirus, and West Nile Virus, and BSE, a prion disease. It describes the history, virus, hosts, signs and symptoms, modes of transmission and prevention/treatment for each disease.

From the Paper:

"Avian influenza is caused by the avian influenza virus which occurs naturally in birds. Wild birds throughout the world carry the virus in their intestines and do not usually get sick from the virus. Avian influenza is highly contagious among birds and can make domestic birds such as chickens, ducks and turkeys very sick and even kill them. Avian influenza virus infection causes two types of diseases distinguished by low and high virulence. The low virulence form is often not detected and..."

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APA Format

Viral Diseases (2008, December 01) Retrieved December 06, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/viral-diseases-121303/

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"Viral Diseases" 01 December 2008. Web. 06 December. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/viral-diseases-121303/>

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