1st Edition

Neuroviral Infections RNA Viruses and Retroviruses

Edited By Sunit K. Singh, Daniel Ruzek Copyright 2013
    524 Pages
    by CRC Press

    524 Pages 5 Color & 54 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Neurovirology is an interdisciplinary field representing a melding of virology, clinical neuroscience, molecular pathogenesis, diagnostic virology, molecular biology, and immunology. Neuroviral Infections: RNA Viruses and Retroviruses presents an up-to-date overview of the general principles of infections and major neuroviral infections caused by RNA viruses and retroviruses. It is designed for virologists, specialists in infectious diseases, teachers of virology, and postgraduate students of medicine, virology, neurosciences, and immunology.

    RNA Viruses: Alphavirus Neurovirulence. Neurological Chikungunya: Lessons from Recent Epidemics, Animal Models, and Other Alphavirus Family Members. Arenaviruses and Neurovirology. Bunyaviruses. Human Coronaviruses: Respiratory Pathogens Revisited as Infectious Neuroinvasive, Neurotropic, and Neurovirulent Agents. Nonpolio Enteroviruses, Polioviruses, and Human CNS Infections. Neurovirulence of the West Nile Virus. Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus. Japanese Encephalitis Virus and Human CNS Infection. Tick-Borne Encephalitis. St. Louis Encephalitis. Powassan Virus. Neurological Dengue. Influenza Virus and CNS Infections. Human Paramyxoviruses and Infections of the Central Nervous System. Rabies Virus Neurovirulence. Rubella Virus Infections. Retroviruses: Human T-Lymphotropic Virus. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Neuropathogenesis.


    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.