Clinical virology by Douglas D. Richman, Richard J. Whitley, Frederick G. Hayden

By Douglas D. Richman, Richard J. Whitley, Frederick G. Hayden

Informs scientists and health and wellbeing care execs approximately the entire medically correct elements of this speedily evolving box.

  • Covers novel viruses, pathogenesis, epidemiology, prognosis, therapy, and prevention.
  • Addresses infections and syndromes concerning specific organ structures, in addition to the basics of recent scientific virology.
  • Includes an important details on immune responses and vaccinology, diagnostics, antivirals, and the nascent box of gene treatment.
  • Provides agent-specific chapters that aspect the virology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, medical manifestations, and prevention and remedy of vital viral pathogens.

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Pulmonary manifestations may include pleuritic chest pain due to vesicular lesions of the pleura, and, as also true for healthy hosts, the chest radiographs may demonstrate diffuse nodular lesions. Adenoviruses are significant causes of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients, particularly after transplantation. In contrast to infection in healthy hosts, infection in immunocompromised subjects tends to be disseminated, with isolation of virus from multiple body sites, including the lungs, liver, gastrointestinal tract, and urine (87).

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