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,

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

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

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