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Viral Infections and Treatment : Infectious Disease and Therapy - Helga Rubsamen-Waigmann

Viral Infections and Treatment

Infectious Disease and Therapy

By: Helga Rubsamen-Waigmann (Editor), Karl Deres (Editor), Guy Hewlett (Editor), Reinhold Welker (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 26th August 2003
ISBN: 9780824742478
Number Of Pages: 512

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Examining the pathology and transmission of the most common viral diseases, this reference compiles reviews by international specialists which detail breakthroughs in patient management, diagnostics and treatment of viral infections. The text also describes specific therapeutic agents according to their mode of action and clinical applications, as well as practical treatment recommendations and guidelines for improved patient care.

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Prefacep. iii
Contributorsp. xi
Emerging and Reemerging Viral Pathogensp. 1
Infections of the Respiratory Tract
Influenza: The Virus, the Disease, and Its Controlp. 39
Respiratory Syncytial Virusp. 91
Rhinovirusp. 139
Herpes Simplex Virusp. 165
Varicella-Zoster Virusp. 193
Human Papillomavirusesp. 227
Infections of the Liver
Hepatitis A Virusp. 259
Hepatitis B Virusp. 277
Hepatitis C Virusp. 295
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HIV Infection: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Principles of Antiretroviral Therapyp. 369
Diagnosis and Management of HIV Infection Using Immunoassays and Molecular Technologiesp. 433
Nucleoside/Nucleotide Inhibitors of HIV Reverse Transcriptasep. 485
Non-Nucleoside Inhibitors of HIV Reverse Transcriptasep. 505
HIV Protease Inhibitorsp. 523
Emerging Therapies for HIV Infectionp. 555
Systemic Herpesvirus Infections and the Immune-Compromised Host
Human Cytomegalovirus: Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Treatmentp. 587
Epstein-Barr Virus: Pathogenesis and Treatmentp. 623
The Human Herpesviruses HHV-6, HHV-7, and HHV-8p. 659
Indexp. 707
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ISBN: 9780824742478
ISBN-10: 0824742478
Series: Infectious Disease and Therapy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 26th August 2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.16
Edition Number: 1

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