A Practical Guide to Clinical Virology, Second Edition

A Practical Guide to Clinical Virology, Second Edition

Editor(s): L. R. Haaheim, J. R. Pattison, R. J. Whitley

Published Online: 26 FEB 2003

Print ISBN: 9780470844298

Online ISBN: 9780470857281

DOI: 10.1002/0470857285

About this Book

This Second Edition of A Practical Guide to Clinical Virology is a practical, highly illustrated, quick reference guide to clinical virology. It brings together the essentials of the subject in a entertaining and informative style, describing in turn the clinical features, the symptoms and signs of each of the viral diseases, as well as summarising the epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis and therapy in each case. This book also includes general chapters on classification, diagnosis of infection, antiviral drugs, vaccines and different clinical syndromes.

Key Features:

  • Chapter summaries for quick reference
  • Cartoon illustrations
  • Comprehensive coverage
  • Clear and concise format

Each chapter is easy to read and well organised, ensuring that this is an invaluable textbook for all medical, biomedical, microbiology and applied biology students. In addition, it provides an excellent reference for nurses, occupational health and infection control departments, public health and diagnostic laboratories.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 2

      Viruses and Disease (pages 6–13)

      Professor G. Haukenes and Professor Sir J. R. Pattison

    3. Chapter 4

      Antiviral Drugs (pages 20–35)

      Professor J. S. Oxford and Professor R. J. Whitley

    4. Chapter 5

      Virus Vaccines (pages 36–43)

      Professor L. R. Haaheim and Professor Sir J. R. Pattison

    5. Chapter 12

      Mumps Virus (pages 80–86)

      Professor B. Bjorvatn and Professor G. Haukenes

    6. Chapter 17

      Rotaviruses (pages 120–125)

      Dr I. Ørstavik and Dr E. Kjeldsberg

    7. Chapter 37

      Rabies Virus (pages 244–249)

      Professor B. Bjorvatn and Professor G. Haukenes

    8. Chapter 42

      Clinical Syndromes (pages 270–275)

      Professor G. Haukenes and Professor Sir J. R. Pattison

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