SARS and Other 'New' Coronaviruses
Leo L.M. Poon
from: Coronaviruses: Molecular and Cellular Biology (Edited by: Volker Thiel). Caister Academic Press, U.K. (2007)
SARS coronavirus is a novel human pathogen identified in 2003. Its emergence caused severe impacts on human health. This chapter will summarize the commonly used diagnostic methods for SARS. The origin of this novel virus will be discussed. Besides, other novel coronaviruses found in the post-SARS era will also be reviewed read more ...