Viruses and Prions

Information about virus and prion diseases including Avian Influenza (bird flu), Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) and emerging viruses such as Norwalk and Hepatitis A.
Research Projects Database - Viruses and Prions

Food Safety Research Information Office (National Agricultural Library [United States Department of Agriculture]).

Review current research projects from the Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) database dealing with viruses and prions.

Food Safety Research Information Office (National Agricultural Library [United States Department of Agriculture]).

Research publications on viruses from peer-reviewed journals. Some publications may be early view or ahead of print. Citations and abstracts are available to all users while full-text availability depends on institutional access levels.

Books and Materials on Viruses and Prions in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)

National Agricultural Library (United States Department of Agriculture).

Searchable database for resources available to persons interested in information on virus and prion diseases.

Search AGRICOLA for results

PubMED Journal Citations on Trichinella

National Library of Medicine (National Institute of Health [United States Department of Health and Human Services]).

Searchable database for journal citations available to persons interested in information on Trichinella.

Search PubMED for resources

Foodsafety.gov.

This page includes brief descriptions of bacterias and virsues as it relates to food safety.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (National Institutes of Health [United States Department of Health and Human Services]).

A resource page that outlines prion diseases and their importance to society.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (United States Department of Health and Human Services).

An informational site that provides an overview of influenza, from causes to cures.

Case Western Reserve University.

A diagnostic center that aids in establishing the diagnosis of prion disease through collecting tissue samples and clinical information from as many cases of human prion disease occurring in the United States.

World Health Organization (United Nations).

Viruses and prions cause diseases such as Anthrax, Avian influenza, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), Dengue/dengue haemorrhagic fever, Ebola haemorrhagic fever, Hendra Virus (HeV) Infection, Hepatitis, Influenza, Lassa fever, Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Meningococcal disease, Nipah Virus (NiV) Infection, Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Plague, Rift Valley fever, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Smallpox, Tularaemia and Yellow fever.