This volume is the first in a planned series of thematic volumes for Advances in Virus Research. It covers the etiology, pathogenetic mechanisms, and clincial consequences of human neurotropic viruses. Buchmeier is a virologist, Campbell an immunologist, and both are extremely well known in their fields.
Numerous illustrations including colour
Knowledgeable discussion of the potential role of viral infections in teratogenic and developmental disorders.
Frank discussion of the role of stress in disease
Behavioural consequences of chronic CNS infection
Praise for the serial:
"This serial...is well known to virologists. It is a valuable aid in maintaining an overview of various facets of the rapidly expanding fields of virology.... Timely, informative, and useful to the student, teacher, and research scientist." - American Scientist
"A mandatory purchase for all types of comprehensive libraries, both public and university, as well as for those interested in or doing research in the field of virology." - Military Medicine