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Neuroviral Infections

General Principles and DNA Viruses, 1st Edition

Edited by Sunit K. Singh, Daniel Ruzek

CRC Press

390 pages

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Neurovirology is an interdisciplinary field representing a melding of virology, clinical neuroscience, molecular pathogenesis, diagnostic virology, molecular biology, and immunology. Neuroviral Infections: General Principles and DNA Viruses covers recent developments in the area of neuroviral infections and discusses their role in related fields su

Table of Contents

Principles of Viral Infections of the Nervous System: Neuroviral Infections: A Historical Perspective. Neuroviral Infections and Immunity. Controlling Neuroinflammation: Lessons from Rabies Virus. Laboratory Diagnosis of CNS Viral Infections. New Trends in Antiviral Therapy of CNS Infections. Animal Models of Viral Encephalitis. Neurotropic DNA Viruses and their Diseases: Herpes Simplex Virus and Human CNS Infections. CNS, Neurological Infections Caused by the Herpesvirus Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV), and Models of VZV Neurotropism. Epstein-Barr Virus and CNS Infections. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection. Human Herpesvirus 6A, 6B, and 7 Encephalitis. The Human Polyomavirus JC and Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy.

About the Editors

Dr. Sunit Kumar Singh is a permanent faculty member in the Section of Infectious Diseases and Immunobiology, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, India.

Dr. Daniel Ruzek is a research scientist at the Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, and Assistant Professor at the Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MEDICAL / Immunology
MEDICAL / Neurology