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Pathogenesis of Viral Infections

Virology

General Characteristics of Viruses

  1. Neal Nathanson MD Associate Dean1,
  2. Kenneth L. Tyler MD Reuler-Lewin Family Professor of Neurology and Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0219

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Nathanson, N. and Tyler, K. L. 2010. Pathogenesis of Viral Infections. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Global Health Programs, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  2. 2

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Chief, Neurology Service, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Sequential Steps in Viral Infection
  • 3
    Virulence of Viruses
  • 4
    Persistent Infections
  • 5
    Host Determinants of Susceptibility and Resistance
  • 6
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • viral infection pathogenesis;
  • urogenital tract;
  • transcutaneous and intravenous injection;
  • arboviruses;
  • intramuscular injection-rabies;
  • lower gastrointestinal tract;
  • viremia;
  • viral dissemination