Clinical Neurovirology

Clinical Neurovirology

by Avindra Nath, Joseph R. Berger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824740815

ISBN-13: 9780824740818

Pub. Date: 08/29/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This comprehensive reference analyses the basic science, clinical features, imaging, pathology and treatment of specific viral entities affecting the central nervous system (CNS), assisting professionals in their attempt to identify, examine and manage viral CNS infections and unravel the therapeutic and diagnostic challenges associated with viral CNS disorders,…  See more details below

Overview

This comprehensive reference analyses the basic science, clinical features, imaging, pathology and treatment of specific viral entities affecting the central nervous system (CNS), assisting professionals in their attempt to identify, examine and manage viral CNS infections and unravel the therapeutic and diagnostic challenges associated with viral CNS disorders, including HIV infection, West Nile encephalitis and Creuzfeldt-Jacob disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824740818
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/29/2003
Series:
Neurological Disease and Therapy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
1Introduction to Virus Structure, Classification, Replication, and Hosts1
2Neuropathogenesis of Viral Infections21
3The Role of Brain Biopsy in the Diagnosis of CNS Viral Infections35
4CSF Analysis in the Diagnosis of Viral Encephalitis and Meningitis43
5Herpes Simplex Viruses109
6Varicella-Zoster Virus Infection129
7Epstein-Barr Virus and the Nervous System155
8Cytomegalovirus177
9Role of Human Herpesvirus Type 6 in Neurological Disease207
10JC Virus: Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy223
11HIV Meningitis and Dementia251
12HIV Myelopathy, Peripheral Neuropathy, and Myopathy277
13HTLV-I and HTLV-II297
14Rabies309
15Arthropod-Borne Virus Encephalitis327
16Enteroviruses359
17Adenoviruses379
18Measles and Its Neurological Complications401
19Mumps Virus431
20Rubella447
21Influenza and CNS Complications453
22Dengue469
23Nipah Encephalitis517
24Von Economo's Encephalitis523
25Prion Diseases543
26Polyomaviruses and Brain Tumors573
27Neurological Complications of Antiviral Vaccines593
28Antiviral Pharmacotherapeutics603
Index617

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