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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Program code written to replicate by attaching copies of itself to other objects within the system, and normally also having a detrimental effect. This may range from generation of...

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virus

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 131 words.

Submicroscopic infectious organism. Viruses vary in size from ten to 300 nanometres, and contain only genetic material in the form

mosaic virus

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 66 words.

One of a range of virus diseases of plants. Examples include tobacco mosaic virus and cucumber mosaic virus. Some can attack ...

barley yellow dwarf virus

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 113 words.

A virus that affects economically important crops including oats, wheat, triticale, rice, maize, and barley. It is a single-stranded RNA virus transmitted by aphids, and has a number of...

beet yellows virus

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 84 words.

A pathogenic virus transmitted by numerous species of aphid, and a particular problem in the production of sugar beet. It causes significant yellowing of the leaves, particularly young,...

The Thing Called Love Virus

Tiffany Jackson.

in Interrupted Life

January 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 150 words.

In her poem entitled “The Thing Called Love Virus,” Tiffany Jackson reveals that she has AIDS, which she got after an unprotected sex with her lover.

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Optimal Control of Vector-Virus-Plant Interactions: The Case of Potato Leafroll Virus Net Necrosis

Thomas L. Marsh, Ray G. Huffaker and Garrell E. Long.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

This paper introduces a new specification to the economic pest management literature designed to optimally manage vector-virus-plant interactions for a single crop. The viral,...

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Hepatitis C virus seroprevalence in The Netherlands

Henrike J. Vriend, Eline L. M. Op de Coul, Thijs J. W. van de Laar, Anouk T. Urbanus, Fiona R. M. van der Klis and Hein J. Boot.

in The European Journal of Public Health

December 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 1604 words.

A population-based anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence is important for surveillance purposes and it provides an insight into the burden of disease. In The Netherlands, a recent HCV...

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computer virus

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 50 words.

A computer program designed to destroy user data, steal information, or allow the computer to be remotely controlled for use

Perceptions of Zika virus risk in Germany in 2016

Julie Obenauer, Nicole Rübsamen, Stefanie Castell, Mahrrouz Hoodgarzadeh, Carolina J Klett-Tammen, Rafael T Mikolajczyk and André Karch.

in The European Journal of Public Health

February 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4092 words.

Abstract

Background

Risks associated with Zika virus (ZIKV) transmission in the Americas have been discussed widely...

Herpes simplex virus colitis complicating ulcerative colitis: A case report and brief review on superinfections

Marco Oliver Schunter, Thorsten Walles, Peter Fritz, Uta Meyding-Lamadé, Klaus-Peter Thon, Klaus Fellermann, Eduard Friedrich Stange and Wolfram Lamadé.

in Journal of Crohn's and Colitis

September 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Clinical Medicine; Gastroenterology; Gastro-intestinal and Colorectal Surgery; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 3226 words.

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In patients with inflammatory bowel disease herpes simplex virus infection has been described as a major cause of morbidity and mortality,...

Another Emerging Mosquito-Borne Disease? Endemic Ross River Virus Transmission in the Absence of Marsupial Reservoirs

Emily J Flies, Colleen L Lau, Scott Carver and Philip Weinstein.

in BioScience

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 3521 words.

Abstract

Ross River virus (RRV) is endemic to Australia and Papua New Guinea, with marsupials (especially macropods) as the primary reservoir hosts. Its...

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Infants Hospitalized with Respiratory Illness in Northern Jordan

M. M. M. Meqdam, M. O. Rawashdeh, H. Masaadeh, A. A. Shurman and N. Abuharfeil.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 0 words.

During the winter seasons of 1993 and 1994, a total of 256 nasopharyngeal aspirates (NPA) from Infants aged less than 1 year old admitted to the pediatric ward of Princess Rahma Hospital,...

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Routine testing for blood-borne viruses in prisons: a systematic review

Caroline Rumble, David J. Pevalin and Éamonn O’Moore.

in European Journal of Public Health

December 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 8706 words.

Background: People in prison have a higher burden of blood-borne virus (BBV) infection than the general population, and prisons present an opportunity to test for BBVs in...

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Plasmablastic lymphoma associated to Crohn's disease and hepatitis C virus chronic infection

Rocio Plaza, Angel Ponferrada, Dulce M. Benito, Noelia Arevalo, Maria Angeles Foncillas, Maria Luisa de Fuenmayor and Mercedes Aldeguer.

in Journal of Crohn's and Colitis

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Clinical Medicine; Gastroenterology; Gastro-intestinal and Colorectal Surgery; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 2764 words.

Abstract

Plasmablastic lymphoma is a very rare and recently-described subtype of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. It has a poor prognosis despite intensive...

A nationwide serosurvey of hepatitis E virus antibodies in the general population of Portugal

Maria S J Nascimento, Sara S Pereira, Joana Teixeira, Joana Abreu-Silva, Ricardo M S Oliveira, Mette Myrmel, Kathrine Stene-Johansen, Joakim Øverbø, Guilherme Gonçalves and João R Mesquita.

in The European Journal of Public Health

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 2754 words.

Abstract

Background

Evidence has shown that Hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotype 3 is autochthonous in industrialized...

The Subprime Virus

Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy.

February 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Political Economy. 368 pages.

The subprime crisis shook the American economy to its core. How did it happen? Where was the government? Did anyone see the crisis coming? Will the new financial reforms avoid a repeat...

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human immunodeficiency virus

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 103 words.

Organism that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). A retrovirus identified in 1983, HIV attacks the immune

Long-term effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening for Hepatitis C virus infection

Gaby Sroczynski, Eva Esteban, Annette Conrads-Frank, Ruth Schwarzer, Nikolai Mühlberger, Davene Wright, Stefan Zeuzem and Uwe Siebert.

in The European Journal of Public Health

June 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 6177 words.

Background: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is an emerging problem in public health. In most countries, the majority of HCV infected people are yet undiagnosed. Early...

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Clinical and psychosocial service needs of children and families affected by human immunodeficiency virus in Europe

CLAIRE THORNE, MARIE-LOUISE NEWELL and CATHERINE S. PECKHAM.

in The European Journal of Public Health

March 1999; p ublished online March 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Background: Although human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children have specific service needs, uninfected children born to HIV-infected mothers are also likely to be profoundly...

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Herpes Simplex Virus Sepsis in a Young Woman with Crohn’s Disease

Lea-Maxie Haag, Jörg Hofmann, Lea Isabell Kredel, Christina Holzem, Anja A. Kühl, Eliane T. Taube, Stefan Schubert, Britta Siegmund and Hans-Jörg Epple.

in Journal of Crohn's and Colitis

December 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Clinical Medicine; Gastroenterology; Gastro-intestinal and Colorectal Surgery; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 2433 words.

We present the case of a herpes simplex virus-1 [HSV-1] sepsis with severe herpes hepatitis in a young female treated with triple immunosuppressive therapy [adalimumab, azathioprine,...