Modern diagnostic virology is a complex and developing subject area. This book brings together the work of experts in the field of clinical virology, and includes discussion on some of the less frequently considered viruses and infective agents, which nonetheless are clinically important. Recent developments in the field of water virology are also considered. This volume provides an up to date overview of topics which will be of interest to anyone working in the field of clinical and diagnostic virology.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Series:||Public Health Laboratory Service Publications Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)|
Table of Contents1. Varicella-zoster virus infection during pregnancy J. E. Cradock-Watson; 2. Human viruses and water J. Sellwood and J. V. Dadswell; 3. Mumps - worthy of elimination? N. D. Noah; 4. Norwalk-like viruses and winter vomiting disease T. Riordan; 5. HTLV 1 P. White; 6. The diagnosis of Epstein-Barr virus-associated disease N. A. Hotchin and D. H. Crawford; 7. Rabies - recent developments in rabies research and human prophylaxis S. Gardner and A. King; 8. Treatment of cytomegalovirus A. Webster and P. D. Griffiths; 9. Hantavirus G. Lloyd; 10. Oculogenital Chlamydia trachomatis infections and their diagnosis R. O. Caul; 11. Chronic Q fever R. J. C. Hart; 12. Mycoplasma pneumoniae T. G. Wreghitt; 13. Microbiology in the National Blood Transfusion Service J. Barbara; 14. Quality assessment in virology J. M. Hawkins.