Mumps virus belongs to the family Paramyxoviridae. It causes low-grade fever, malaise and parotitis which can be cured with in a week. Neurologic problems are the most common extrasalivary gland manifestations. They include meningitis and encephalitis, deafness, facial neuritis, cerebellar ataxia, hydrocephalus, transverse myelitis and polyradiculitis rarely. Mumps is the viral infection occurs in humans at childhood. The main symptom of the infection is salivary gland swelling. Mumps is a contagious disease that spreads from person to person through respiratory secretions. To prevent this viral infection vaccination is given at childhood. Journal Article is sometimes called a Scientific Article, a Peer-Reviewed Article, or a Scholarly Research Article. Together, journal articles in a particular field are often referred to as The Literature. Journal articles are most often Primary Research Articles. These types of articles have different aims and requirements. Sometimes, an article describes a new tool or method. Because articles in scientific journals are specific, meticulously cited and peer-reviewed, journal databases are the best place to look for information on previous research on your species. Without a background in the field, journal articles may be hard to understand - however, you do not need to understand an entire article to be able to get valuable information from it.
Last date updated on July, 2014