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Author Singh, Sunit K

Title Neuroviral Infections : General Principles and DNA Viruses
Published Hoboken : CRC Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource (387 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgement; Editors; Contributors; Chapter 1 -- Neuroviral Infections: A Historical Perspective; Chapter 2 -- Neuroviral Infections and Immunity; Chapter 3 -- Controlling Neuroinflammation: Lessons from Rabies Virus; Chapter 4 -- Laboratory Diagnosis of CNS Viral Infections; Chapter 5 -- New Trends in Antiviral Therapy of CNS Infections; Chapter 6 -- Animal Models of Viral Encephalitis; Chapter 7 -- Herpes Simplex Virus and Human CNS Infections
Chapter 8 -- Changes Associated with CNS Infections Caused by the Herpesvirus Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) and Models of VZV NeurotropismChapter 9 -- Epstein-Barr Virus and CNS Infections; Chapter 10 -- Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection; Chapter 11 -- Human Herpesvirus 6A, 6B, and 7 Encephalitis; Chapter 12 -- Human Polyomavirus JC and Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy; Color Insert; Back Cover
Summary Viral infections of the central nervous system or neurotropic viruses are often lethal. Understanding of these diseases involves understanding the interaction between the nervous system and the immune system. This book provides in-depth information about each individual virus, the diseases they cause, and the mechanisms of spread of those diseases. Addressing both clinical and basic science aspects, the text covers such diseases as polio, measles, rabies, herpes, West Nile, Japanese encephalitis, and varicella-zoster. The authors also include detailed discussions of molecular pathogenesis and
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Subject DNA viruses.
Nervous system -- Infections
Virus diseases.
DNA Viruses
Virus Diseases
DNA viruses.
Nervous system -- Infections.
Virus diseases.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781466567221