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Alphaherpesviruses: Herpes Simplex and Varicella-Zoster

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Anthony C. Minson BSc PhD Professor of Virology

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0232

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Minson, A. C. 2010. Alphaherpesviruses: Herpes Simplex and Varicella-Zoster. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections.

Author Information

  1. University of Cambridge, Virology Division, Department of Pathology, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Herpes Simplex Virus
  • 2
    Varicella-zoster Virus

Keywords:

  • alphaherpesviruses-herpes simplex and varicella-zoster;
  • herpes simplex virus;
  • central nervous system (CNS);
  • latency-associated transcripts (LAT);
  • major histocompatibility complex (MHC);
  • transporter associated with antigen processing (TAP);
  • enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA);
  • nucleoside analogues-idoxuridine, trifluorodeoxyuridine, adenine arabinoside