Summary and Info
Informs scientists and health care professionals about all the medically relevant aspects of this rapidly evolving field. Covers novel viruses, pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Addresses infections and syndromes related to particular organ systems, as well as the fundamentals of modern medical virology. Includes crucial information on immune responses and vaccinology, diagnostics, antivirals, and the nascent field of gene therapy. Provides agent-specific chapters that detail the virology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and prevention and treatment of important viral pathogens.