Zika virus infection
is now pandemic; it has evolved from an isolated disease of the tropics to one that is sweeping the Western hemisphere.
Speaking in the occasion Professor Dr Zahid Masood added that transmission of Zika virus infection
is through same mosquito which was responsible for transmission of dengue fever in Pakistan.
Among specific topics are the origins and evolution of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis D virus, immune response in hepatitis B virus infection
, the woodchuck as a non-primate model for immunipathogenesis and therapeutic immunomodulation in chronic hepatitis B virus infection
, antiviral therapies and prospects for a cure of chronic hepatitis B, and hepatitis D virus co-infection and super-infection.
Epidemic of chickungunya was observed in and around Bidar in 2006 and recently dengue virus infection
has become more prevalent.
The potential therapeutic effect of ginseng in protection against inflammatory viral infection have not been well demonstrated, hence the authors aimed to investigate red ginseng extract (RGE) as a preventative agent in influenza A virus infection
Brunetto et al., "Statements from the Taormina expert meeting on occult hepatitis B virus infection
," Journal of Hepatology, vol.
We investigated virus infection
and associated lesions in the digestive and respiratory tracts by RRT-PCR, virus culture, immunohistochemistry (IHC), and histology.
Finally, swine flu is classified as a new variant of H1N1 influenza virus infection
. Since H1N1 influenza virus infection
is already confirmed for possible cardiac involvement (1, 2), the concern on the swine flu infection is important in cardiology.
To study the relationship of winter virus infection
during infancy and the development of childhood asthma, researchers from Vanderbilt University analysed the birth and medical records of more than 95 000 children and their mothers in Tennessee.
Preventive Services Task Force, Screening for human immunodeficiency virus infection
, 2005, <http://www.
A government-backed organization handling computer virus issues said Monday it received a record number of virus infection
reports in the January-June half of 2004, with the number exceeding reports for the whole of 2003.
A "high index" of suspicion for West Nile virus infection
is warranted in transplant recipients who present with unexplained fever and/or neurological symptoms, according to a report in the May 1 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases.