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Infections of the Central Nervous System

Virology

Syndromes Caused by a Range of Viruses

  1. Jürgen Schneider-Schaulies PhD Professor of Virology1,
  2. Sibylle Schneider-Schaulies PhD Professor of Virology2,
  3. Volker ter Meulen MD Professor Emeritus of Clinical Virology, and Immunology, Former Chairman of the Institute for Virology, and Immunbiology3

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0268

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Schneider-Schaulies, J., Schneider-Schaulies, S. and ter Meulen, V. 2010. Infections of the Central Nervous System. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Würzburg, Institute for Virology and Immunobiology, Würzburg, Germany

  2. 2

    University of Würzburg, Institute for Virology and Immunobiology, Würzburg, Germany

  3. 3

    University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Interactions of Viruses with the Human CNS
  • 3
    Viruses and Associated CNS Disorders in Humans
  • 4
    Conclusions and Outlook
  • 5
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • infections of central nervous system;
  • blood–brain barrier (BBB);
  • vector-borne;
  • tropism and neurovirulence;
  • neurovirulence-virus multiplying and extending infection;
  • regulated upon activation of normal T cell expressed and secreted (RANTES);
  • γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA);
  • simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV)-induced neuropathogenesis