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Clinical virology

Author: Douglas D Richman; Richard J Whitley; Frederick G Hayden
Publisher: Washington, DC : ASM Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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A current resource for the wide range of individuals interested in the many aspects of virus biology and disease. Its consistent format makes locating specific information easy. The clinician may find the organization based on virus classification rather than symptoms a bit confusing, but will quickly discover the several different chapters devoted to agents that cause hepatitis, herpes, encephalitis, or hemorrhagic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet resource
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas D Richman; Richard J Whitley; Frederick G Hayden
ISBN: 9781555814250 1555814255
OCLC Number: 227268794
Description: xvi, 1375 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction / Douglas D. Richman, Richard J. Whitley, and Frederick G. Hayden. Section I: Viral syndromes and general principles --
Respiratory infections / John J. Treanor --
Viral central nervous system infections / Kevin A. Cassady and Richard J. Whitley --
Gastrointestinal syndromes / Manish Patel and Roger I. Glass --
Viral hepatitis / Andrew W. Tai and Jules L. Dienstag --
Infections in organ transplant recipients / John A. Zaia --
Viral myocarditis / Jeffrey A. Towbin --
Viral infections of the skin / Brenda L. Bartlett and Stephen K. Tyring --
Viral hemorrhagic fevers: a comparative appraisal / Mike Bray and Karl M. Johnson --
Viral disease of the eye / Garry Shuttleworth and David Easty --
Antiretroviral agents / Magdalena E. Sobieszczyk, Barbara S. Taylor, and Scott M. Hammer --
Antiherpesvirus, anti-hepatitis virus, and anti-respiratory virus agents / Michael T. Yin [and others] --
Diagnosis of viral infections / Guy Boivin [and others] --
Immune responses to viruses / Jonathan W. Yewdell, Theodore C. Pierson, and Jack R. Bennink --
Immunization against viral diseases / Julie E. Martin and Barney S. Graham --
Gene therapy and viruses / Donald B. Kohn [and others] --
Chronic fatigue and postinfective fatigue syndromes / Andrew R. Lloyd, Ian Hickie, and Denis Wakefield. Section II: The agents --
Part A: DNA viruses --
Poxviruses / R. Mark Buller and Frank Fenner --
Herpes simplex viruses / Richard J. Whitley and Bernard Roizman --
Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1 (B virus) / Richard J. Whitley --
Varicella-zoster virus / Anne A. Gershon and Saul J. Silverstein --
Cytomegalovirus / Paul David Griffiths, Vincent Clive Emery, and Richard Milne --
Human herpesvirus 6 and human herpesvirus 7 / Koichi Yamanishi and Yasuko Mori --
Epstein-Barr virus / Katherine Luzuriaga and John L. Sullivan --
Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus / Patrick S. Moore and Yuan Chang --
Adenoviruses / Olli Ruuskanen [and others] --
Polyomaviruses / John E. Greenlee and Frank J. O'Neill --
Papillomavirus / William Bonnez --
Human Parvoviruses / Larry J. Anderson and Dean D. Erdman --
TT virus / Peter Simmonds --
Hepatitis B virus / Alexander J.V. Thompson, Sally J. Bell, and Stephen A. Locarnini --
Part B: RNA viruses --
Human lymphotropic viruses: HTLV-1 and HTLV-2 / William A. Blattner and Manhattan E. Charurat --
Human immunodeficiency virus / John C. Guatelli [and others] --
Colorado tick fever virus and other arthropod-borne Reoviridae / Steven Yukl and Joseph K. Wong --
Rotaviruses / Manuel A. Franco and Harry B. Greenberg --
Respiratory syncytial virus, human metapneumovirus, and parainfluenza viruses / John V. Williams, Pedro A. Piedra, and Janet A. Englund --
Measles virus / William J. Moss and Diane E. Griffin --
Mumps virus / John W. Gnann, Jr. --
Zoonotic paramyxoviruses / Paul A. Rota, Thomas G. Ksiazek, and William J. Bellini --
Rhabdoviruses / Thomas P. Bleck and Charles E. Rupprecht --
Filoviruses / Mike Bray --
Influenza virus / Frederick G. Hayden and Peter Palese --
Bunyaviridae: bunyaviruses, phleboviruses, nairoviruses, and hantaviruses / Gregory J. Mertz --
Arenaviruses / C.J. Peters --
Enteroviruses / José R. Romero --
Rhinovirus / Ronald B. Turner and Wai-Ming Lee --
Hepatitis A virus / Philip R. Spradling, Annette Martin, and Stephen M. Feinstone --
Human caliciviruses / Robert L. Atmar and Mary K. Estes --
Hepatitis E virus / David A. Anderson and Iswar L. Shrestha --
Astrovirus / Ernesto Méndez and Carlos F. Arias --
Coronaviruses / Kenneth McIntosh and J.S.M. Peiris --
Arthropod-borne flaviviruses / Lyle R. Petersen and Alan D.T. Barrett --
Hepatitis C virus / Yaron Rotman and T. Jake Liang --
Alphaviruses / David W. Smith, John S. Mackenzie, and Scott C. Weaver --
Rubella virus / David W. Kimberlin --
Part C: Subviral agents --
Hepatitis D virus / Antonina Smedile, Alessia Ciancio, and Mario Rizzetto --
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies / Adriano Aguzzi.
Responsibility: editors, Douglas D. Richman, Richard J. Whitley, Frederick G. Hayden.
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A current resource for the wide range of individuals interested in the many aspects of virus biology and disease. Its consistent format makes locating specific information easy. The clinician may find the organization based on virus classification rather than symptoms a bit confusing, but will quickly discover the several different chapters devoted to agents that cause hepatitis, herpes, encephalitis, or hemorrhagic fever.

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