PRLog - Feb. 19, 2013 - BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Neurovirology is an interdisciplinary field representing a melding of virology, clinical neuroscience, molecular pathogenesis, diagnostic virology, molecular biology, and immunology. Neuroviral Infections: General Principles and DNA Viruses covers recent developments in the area of neuroviral infections and discusses their role in related fields such as immunology, cell biology, and molecular biology. It offers a complete discussion of the major neuroviral infections caused by DNA viruses, including information on emerging basic principles, neuroviral infections, and future challenges in virology. Neuroviral Infections: RNA Viruses and Retroviruses presents an up-to-date overview of the general principles of infections and major neuroviral infections caused by RNA viruses and retroviruses. It is designed for virologists, specialists in infectious diseases, teachers of virology, and postgraduate students of medicine, virology, neurosciences, and immunology.
Describes the clinical and basic science aspects of major human neurotropic DNA and RNA viruses and retroviruses
Details molecular pathogenesis and host pathogen interaction
Covers clinical aspects as well as basic science aspects of molecular pathogenesis and infection-related issues of major human neurotrophic viruses
Discusses each virus including the diseases it causes, mechanisms of spread, molecular pathogenesis, host pathogen immune interaction, detection, treatment, and prevention
About the Authors
Dr. Sunit Kumar Singh is a permanent faculty member in the Section of Infectious Diseases and Immunobiology, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, India.
Dr. Daniel Ruzek is a research scientist at the Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, and Assistant Professor at the Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia.
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February 2013, ISBN 9781439868522, 909pp