A Practical Guide to Clinical Virology

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L. R. Haaheim, John R. Pattison, Richard J. Whitley
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 4, 2003 - Medical - 306 pages
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This Second Edition of A Practical Guide to Clinical Virology is a practical, highly illustrated, quick reference guide to clinical virology. It brings together the essentials of the subject in a entertaining and informative style, describing in turn the clinical features, the symptoms and signs of each of the viral diseases, as well as summarising the epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis and therapy in each case. This book also includes general chapters on classification, diagnosis of infection, antiviral drugs, vaccines and different clinical syndromes.

Key Features:

  • Chapter summaries for quick reference
  • Cartoon illustrations
  • Comprehensive coverage
  • Clear and concise format

Each chapter is easy to read and well organised, ensuring that this is an invaluable textbook for all medical, biomedical, microbiology and applied biology students. In addition, it provides an excellent reference for nurses, occupational health and infection control departments, public health and diagnostic laboratories.

 

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Contents

1 Classification and Nomenclature of Human and Animal Viruses
1
2 Viruses and Disease
7
3 Laboratory Diagnosis of Virus Infections
15
4 Antiviral Drugs
21
5 Virus Vaccines
37
6 Enteroviruses Polioviruses Coxsackieviruses Echoviruses and Newer Enteroviruses
45
7 Polioviruses
47
8 Coxsackieviruses Echoviruses and Enteroviruses 2934 and 6871
55
23 Human Herpesvirus 6 HHV6
167
24 Hepatitis A Virus
173
25 Hepatitis B Virus
179
26 Hepatitis C Virus
185
27 Hepatitis D Virus
191
28 Hepatitis E Virus
195
29 Emerging Hepatitis Viruses
201
30 Parvovirus B19
203

9 Rhinoviruses and Coronaviruses
61
10 Influenzaviruses
67
11 Parainfluenzaviruses
75
12 Mumps Virus
81
13 Respiratory Syncytial Virus RSV
89
14 Measles Virus
97
15 Rubella Virus
105
16 Adenoviruses
113
17 Rotaviruses
121
18 Herpes Simplex Virus HSV1 and HSV2
127
19 VaricellaZoster Virus VZVVaricella
137
20 VaricellaZoster Virus VZVZoster
145
21 Cytomegalovirus CMV
149
22 EpsteinBarr Virus EBV
157
31 Retroviruses
209
32 Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV
213
33 Human TCell Lymphotropic Virus Type I and II
221
34 Tickborne Encephalitis TBE Virus
227
35 HantavirusesHFRS and HPS
235
36 Haemorrhagic Fever Viruses
241
37 Rabies Virus
245
38 Human Papillomavirus HPV
251
39 Human Polyomaviruses
259
40 Slow Viruses
263
41 Poxviruses
267
42 Clinical Syndromes
271
Index
277
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