This new Edition of A Practical Guide to Clinical Virology has been thoroughly updated and is a practical, highly illustrated, quick reference guide to clinical virology. It brings together the essentials of the subject in a entertaining and informative style, describing in turn the clinical features, the symptoms and signs of each of the viral diseases, as well as summarising the epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis and therapy in each case. This book also includes general chapters such as classification, diagnosis of infection, antiviral drugs, vaccines and different clinical syndromes.
* hapter summaries for quick reference
* Cartoon illustrations
* New chapters on
Human Herpes Virus 6
* Comprehensive coverage
* Clear and concise format
Each chapter is easy to read and well organised, ensuring that this is an invaluable textbook for all medical, biomedical, microbiology and applied biology students. In addition, it will provide an excellent reference for nurses, occupational health and infection control departments, public health and diagnostic laboratories.