Principles and Practice of Clinical Virology (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 12, 2009 - Medical - 1042 pages
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Principles and Practice of Clinical Virology is the bible for all working in the field of clinical virology – from the trainee to the expert because there’s always something new to learn! As before, the book provides a detailed account of the diagnosis and treatment of virus infections, with a stronger emphasis on clinical expertise and management. Each chapter deals with a single virus or group or viruses and is written by leading international experts in the field.

What’s new in this edition …

  • Showcases the wealth of new knowledge acquired on virus infections and reflects the discovery of newly recognized emerging infections, the improvement or development of new vaccines, and an increasing repertoire of antiviral agents for treatment
  • All chapters have been thoroughly revised and there are a number of new contributors, joining the cadre of internationally-recognized experts
  • Includes a new chapter on vaccinology covering the principles relating to the development and use of vaccines generally, which complements the specific vaccines described in the other chapters
  • The two chapters on nosocomial infections have been enlarged and will be particularly useful for those having to advise on the management of hospital-acquired infections
  • Emphasizes the rapid accumulation of new information in such fields as retroviruses, particularly HIV, SARS, hepatitis C and influenza, including avian influenza
  

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book is helpful in understanding and studying the surface antigens of the virus.
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Contents

1 Diagnostic Approaches
1
2 Viral Transmission Infection Acquired by the Bloodborne Route
29
3 Viral Transmission Infection Acquired by All Other Routes Respiratory EyeNoseMouth Inoculation and Faecoorally
43
4 Emerging Virus Infections
69
5 Vaccinology
81
6 Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and Type 2
95
7 Varicella Zoster
133
8 Cytomegalovirus
161
22 Measles Virus
533
23 Rubella
561
24 Mumps
593
25 Enteroviruses
601
26 Poxviruses
625
27 Alphaviruses
643
28 Flaviviruses
669
29 Bunyaviridae
699

9 EpsteinBarr Virus
199
10 Roseoloviruses Human Herpesviruses 6A 6B and 7
223
11 Kaposis Sarcomaassociated Herpesvirus Human Herpesvirus 8
245
12 Hepatitis Viruses
273
13 GB Virus C GBVC and Torque Teno Virus TTV
321
14 Rotaviruses
337
15 Viruses other than Rotaviruses Associated with Acute Diarrhoeal Disease
355
16 Influenza
373
17 Parainfluenza Viruses
409
18 Respiratory Syncytial Virus
441
19 Adenoviruses
463
20 Rhinoviruses
489
21 Coronaviruses and Toroviruses
511
30 Arenaviruses
733
31 Filoviruses
755
32 Rabies and Other Lyssavirus Infections
777
33 Papillomaviruses
807
34 The Human Polyomaviruses
823
35 Human Parvoviruses
853
36 Human Retroviruses
869
37 The Human Tlymphotropic Viruses
875
38 Human Immunodeficiency Viruses
897
39 Human Prion Diseases
939
Index
969
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Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, UK.

Paul Griffiths has written extensively on twentieth-century music, particularly on new music and the avant garde, and is one of the most influential music critics of his generation.

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