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AuthorLennette, E. H. author
TitleLaboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases Principles and Practice [electronic resource] : VOLUME II Viral, Rickettsial, and Chlamydial Diseases / by E. H. Lennette, P. Halonen, F. A. Murphy, A. Balows, W. J. Hausler
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1988
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-3900-0
Descript XXIII, 961 p. online resource

SUMMARY

those who deal with infectious diseases on a daily This two volume work stems from the belief of the Editors that infectious diseases are not only very basis. much with us today but, more importantly, that they There are several excellent textbooks dealing will continue to playa significant global role in morยญ with medical microbiology, and there are equally bidity and mortality in all people. A continuing need well-recognized books devoted to infectious disยญ for an informed and knowledgeable community of eases. The Editors of this work, on the other hand, were persuaded that there was a need for a publicaยญ laboratory scientists is fundamental. Data describing tion that would bring together the most pertinent and the global impact of infectious diseases are difficult to come by. Fortunately, a recent thoughtful and relevant information on the principles and practice of provocative publication by Bennett et al. (1987) proยญ the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases and vides us with data derived from several consultants include clinical relationships. While this two volume that clearly delineate the impact of infectious disยญ text is directed toward the role of the laboratory in eases on the United States today


CONTENT

Contents: Volume II -- Section I General Principles of Viral Diagnostics -- 1 Specimen Collection and Transport -- 2 Nosocomial Viral Infections -- Section II General Technological Approaches to Diagnostics -- 3 Virus Isolation and Identification -- 4 Direct Antigen Detection -- 5 Antibody Detection -- 6 Immunoreagents -- 7 Electron Microscopy -- 8 Nucleic Acids in Viral Diagnosis -- Section III The Viruses, Viral Infections, and Nomenclature -- 9 Viral Taxonomy and Nomenclature -- 10 Poxviridae: The Poxviruses -- 11 Herpesviridae: Herpes Simplex Virus -- 12 Herpesviridae: Epstein-Barr Virus -- 13 Herpesviridae: Cytomegalovirus -- 14 Herpesviridae: Varicella-Zoster Virus -- 15 Adenoviridae: The Adenoviruses -- 16 Papovaviridae: The Papillomaviruses -- 17 Papovaviridae: The Polyomaviruses -- 18 Parvoviridae: The Parvoviruses -- 19 Reoviridae: The Reoviruses -- 20 Reoviridae: The Orbiviruses (Colorado Tick Fever) -- 21 Reoviridae: The Rotaviruses -- 22 Togaviridae and Flaviviridae: The Alphaviruses and Flaviviruses -- 23 Togaviridae: Rubella Virus -- 24 Coronaviridae: The Coronaviruses -- 25 Paramyxoviridae: The Parainfluenza Viruses -- 26 Paramyxoviridae: Mumps Virus -- 27 Paramyxoviridae: Measles Virus -- 28 Paramyxoviridae: Respiratory Syncytial Virus -- 29 Rhabdoviridae: Rabies and Vesicular Stomatitis Viruses -- 30 Filoviridae: Marburg and Ebola Viruses -- 31 Orthomyxoviridae: The Influenza Viruses -- 32 Bunyaviridae: The Bunyaviruses -- 33 Arenaviridae: The Arenaviruses -- 34 Retroviridae: Human T-Lymphotrophic Virus-I (HTLV-I)/Adult T-Cell Leukemia Virus (ATLV) -- 35 Retroviridae: Human Immunodeficiency Viruses -- 36 Picornaviridae: The Enteroviruses (Polioviruses, Coxsackieviruses, Echoviruses) -- 37 Picornaviridae: Rhinovirusesโ{128}{148}Common Cold Viruses -- 38 Picornaviridae: Hepatitis A Virus -- 39 Hepadaviridae: Hepatitis B Virus and the Delta Virus -- 40 Unclassified: Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis -- 41 Unclassified Viruses and Caliciviridae: Other Viruses Associated with Gastroenteritis -- 42 Unclassified: Spongiform Encephalopathies -- 43 Chlamydiaceae: The Chlamydiae -- 44 Rickettsiaceae: The Rickettsiae -- Index to Volume II -- Index to Volume I


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