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Title Polyomaviruses and human diseases / edited by Nasimul Ahsan
Published New York, N.Y. : Springer Science+Business Media ; Georgetown, Tex. : Bioscience, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 360 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 577
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 577
Contents Polyomaviruses and human diseases / Nasimul Ahsan and Keerti V. Shah -- Discovery and epidemiology of the human polyomaviruses BK virus (BKV) and JC virus (JCV) / Wendy A. Knowles -- Phylogenomics and molecular evolution of polyomaviruses / Keith A. Crandall [and others] -- Virus receptors and tropism / Aarthi Ashok and Walter J. Atwood -- Serological cross reactivity between polyomavirus capsids / Raphael P. Viscidi and Barbara Clayman -- Molecular genetics of the BK virus / Christopher L. Cubitt -- Serological diagnosis of human polyomavirus infection / Annika Lundstig and Joakim Dillner -- Human polyomavirus JC and BK persistent infection / Kristina Doerries -- Immunity and autoimmunity induced by polyomaviruses / Ole Petter Rekvig, Signy Bendiksen and Ugo Moens -- The pathobiology of polyomavirus virus infection in man / Parmjeet Randhawa, Abhay Vats and Ron Shapiro -- Polymoavirus-associated nephropathy in renal transplantation / Hans H. Hirsch [and others] -- BK virus and immunosuppressive agents / Irfan Agha and Daniel C. Brennan -- BK virus infection after non-renal transplantation / Martha Pavlakis, Abdolreza Haririan and David K. Klassen -- Latent and productive polyomavirus infections of renal allografts / Volker Nickeleit, Harsharan K. Singh and Michael J. Mihatsch -- Urine cytology findings of polyomavirus infections / Harsharan K. Singh [and others] -- Diagnosis and treatment of BK virus-associated transplant nephropathy / Abhay Vats, Parmjeet S. Randhawa and Ron Shapiro -- Pharmacotherapeutic options for the management of human polyomaviruses / Julie Roskopf [and others] -- Leflunomide in solid organ transplantation and polyoma virus infection / Michelle A. Josephson [and others] -- JC virus can infect human immune and nervous system progenitor cells / Jean Hou, Pankaj Seth and Eugene O. Major -- The polyomavirus, JCV, and its involvement in human disease / Kamel Khalili, Jennifer Gordon, and Martyn K. White -- Transforming activities of JC virus early proteins / Richard J. Frisque, Catherine Hofstetter and Shiva K. Tyagarajan -- Polyomavirus in human cancer development / Winston Lee and Erik Langhoff -- BK virus, JC virus, and simian virus 40 infection in humans, and association with human tumors / Giuseppe Barbanti-Brodano [and others] -- Epidemiologic studies of polyomaviruses and cancer / Dana E.M. Rollison
Summary Explains the means of diagnosis and treatment of polyomavirus, and outlines the history, pathology, symptoms, and treatment of diseases induced by human polyomavirus. This book discusses the virus and explores the information on polyomavirus, transplant related pathobiology, histopathology, diagnosis, management, and pharmacotherapy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Polyomavirus infections.
Polyomavirus Infections.
BK Virus.
JC Virus.
Form Electronic book
Author Ahsan, Nasimul.
LC no. 2005025594
ISBN 0387292330