Chapter 7. Virus Infections in the HSCT Patient

  1. Professor Andrew J. Cant1,
  2. Dr Angela Galloway2 and
  3. Dr Graham Jackson3
  1. C. Taylor and
  2. A. Turner

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch7

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

How to Cite

Taylor, C. and Turner, A. (2007) Virus Infections in the HSCT Patient, in Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (eds A. J. Cant, A. Galloway and G. Jackson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Paediatric Immunologist, Director of Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

  2. 2

    Consultant Microbiologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

  3. 3

    Consultant Haematologist, Director of Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134019

Online ISBN: 9780470988763

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Keywords:

  • morbidity;
  • herpesviruses;
  • cytomegalovirus;
  • vericella zoster;
  • adenoviruses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Viruses and diseases

  • Adenoviruses

  • Respiratory viruses

  • Viral gastroenteritis

  • Viruses associated with central system infections

  • Viruses associated with rashes and skin lesions

  • Blood-borne viruses

  • Other viruses — BK Laboratory diagnosis of virus

  • Diagnostic methods according to symptoms

  • Prevention of virus infections

  • Antiviral therapy

  • Developments for the