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

This new Edition of A Practical Guide to Clinical Virology has been thoroughly updated and 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 such as classification, diagnosis of infection, antiviral drugs, vaccines and different clinical syndromes.

Features include:

  • chapter summaries for quick reference
  • Cartoon illustrations
New chapters on
    • Human Herpes Virus 6
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hepatitis E
    • Emerging Viruses
    • Polyoma viruses
  • 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 will provide an excellent reference for nurses, occupational health and infection control departments, public health and diagnostic laboratories.

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About the author (2003)

L. R. Haaheim is the editor of A Practical Guide to Clinical Virology, 2nd Edition, published by Wiley.

John R. Pattison is the editor of A Practical Guide to Clinical Virology, 2nd Edition, published by Wiley.

Richard J. Whitley is the editor of A Practical Guide to Clinical Virology, 2nd Edition, published by Wiley.

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