By W. Michael Scheld, David C. Hooper, James M. Hughes
This quantity is the 7th in a chain of books in line with ICAAC Symposia on rising Infections. It deals an up to date evaluate of latest and rising infectious illnesses, together with Avian Influenza (H5N1), critical Acute respiration Syndrome (SARS), West Nile fever, etc. The editors are specialists of their respective fields of study and are energetic within the medical and scientific groups that take care of rising pathogens. The rising Infections sequence is a worthwhile source for quite a lot of humans operating in microbiology, Infectious illnesses, epidemiology, public wellbeing and fitness, and scientific drugs.
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H5N1 virus was shown to attach predominantly to type II pneumocytes, alveolar macrophages, and nonciliated cuboidal epithelial cells in terminal bronchioles of the lower respiratory tract (66a). This suggests that the inability of current H5N1 viruses to attach to human upper respiratory tract tissues may limit human-to-human transmissibility. Mortality In the 1997 outbreak, the H5N1 case fatality rate was 33%. With the reemergence of H5N1 in late 2003, the case fatality rate has increased. As of December 2005, the cumulative case fatality rate since January 2004 was 41%.
More research is needed to understand the development of neuraminidase-resistant H5N1 viruses, their transmissibility, and the optimal antiviral therapy for H5N1 infection. DIAGNOSIS The “gold standard” for laboratory diagnosis of H5N1 is isolation of virus from respiratory specimens, using either embryonated hen’s eggs or tissue cell culture under enhanced biosafety level (BSL) 3 conditions. Detection of H5N1 RNA by conventional or real-time PCR testing of respiratory specimens using H5-speciﬁc primers under BSL2 laboratory conditions is the most common method of H5N1 diagnosis.