The editors are recognised world leaders in the field of infectious diseases of the nervous system. With the expertise of an international team of contributors they have provided a clinically focused text for the neurologist and hospital doctor caring for these patients.
* Agents covered include bacteria, prions, viruses, and parasites
* Details the newly recognized spectrum of herpes zoster encephalomyelitis and new antiviral drugs
* Analyses emerging brain and spinal cord cytomegalovirus infections developing in immunocompromised patients