Infections of the Central Nervous System

Infections of the Central Nervous System

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The qgold standardq clinical reference on central nervous system infections is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Third Edition. More than 70 leading experts provide comprehensive, current information on all infectionsa€”both neural-specific and systemica€”that involve the central nervous system. This edition includes new information on botulinum toxin as a biological weapon and a therapeutic agent, neurologic effects of viruses causing hemorrhagic fevers, and infections that have recently become more prevalent or been found in new geographic locations. The updated coverage of therapeutics includes AIDS/HIV medications and other antiviral drugs, new antifungal medications, and vaccinations against Lyme disease and bacterial meningitis.Then a denaturing treatment, such as guanidine thiocyanate or hydrated autoclaving, is used. Antibodies to PrP then label only PrP* and are detected by standard immunology methods. These procedures ... Diagram of types of Western blots from proteinase K-treated brains of patients with CJD. The top band illustratesanbsp;...

Title:Infections of the Central Nervous System
Author:W. Michael Scheld, Richard J. Whitley, Christina M. Marra
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2004


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