Web Resources


American Liver Foundation.  http://www.liverfoundation.org/


British Liver Trust.  http://www.britishlivertrust.org.uk/content/home/default.asp


Hepatitis Foundation International.  http://www.hepfi.org/


Stanford University, previous Humans and Viruses websites:

2002:  http://www.stanford.edu/group/virus/delta/2002blejer/Delta.htm

2000:  http://www.stanford.edu/group/virus/delta/2000/deltaagent.html


Pathogen cards:

Junin virus (Arenaviridae)

Polio-1 virus (Picornaviridae)

Sin nombre virus (Bunyaviridae)




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