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 biblefor all working in the field of clinical virology – from thetrainee to the expert because there’s always something new tolearn! As before, the book provides a detailed account of thediagnosis and treatment of virus infections, with a strongeremphasis on clinical expertise and management. Each chapter dealswith a single virus or group or viruses and is written by leadinginternational experts in the field.

What’s new in this edition …

  • Showcases the wealth of new knowledge acquired on virusinfections and reflects the discovery of newly recognized emerginginfections, the improvement or development of new vaccines, and anincreasing repertoire of antiviral agents for treatment
  • All chapters have been thoroughly revised and there are anumber of new contributors, joining the cadre ofinternationally-recognized experts
  • Includes a new chapter on vaccinology covering the principlesrelating to the development and use of vaccines generally, whichcomplements the specific vaccines described in the otherchapters
  • The two chapters on nosocomial infections have been enlargedand will be particularly useful for those having to advise on themanagement of hospital-acquired infections
  • Emphasizes the rapid accumulation of new information in suchfields as retroviruses, particularly HIV, SARS, hepatitis C andinfluenza, including avian influenza
  

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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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