Polyomaviruses and Human Diseases


ISBN: 978-0-387-29233-5 (Print) 978-0-387-32957-4 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-18

    Polyomaviruses and Human Diseases

  3. Chapter

    Pages 19-45

    Discovery and Epidemiology of the Human Polyomaviruses BK Virus (BKV) and JC Virus (JCV)

  4. Chapter

    Pages 46-59

    Phylogenomics and Molecular Evolution of Polyomaviruses

  5. Chapter

    Pages 60-72

    Virus Receptors and Tropism

  6. Chapter

    Pages 73-84

    Serological Cross Reactivity between Polyomavirus Capsids

  7. Chapter

    Pages 85-95

    Molecular Genetics of the BK Virus

  8. Chapter

    Pages 96-101

    Serological Diagnosis of Human Polyomavirus Infection

  9. Chapter

    Pages 102-116

    Human Polyomavirus JC and BK Persistent Infection

  10. Chapter

    Pages 117-147

    Immunity and Autoimmunity Induced by Polyomaviruses

  11. Chapter

    Pages 148-159

    The Pathobiology of Polyomavirus Infection in Man

  12. Chapter

    Pages 160-173

    Polyomavirus-Associated Nephropathy in Renal Transplantation

  13. Chapter

    Pages 174-184

    BK Virus and Immunosuppressive Agents

  14. Chapter

    Pages 185-189

    BK Virus Infection after Non-Renal Transplantation

  15. Chapter

    Pages 190-200

    Latent and Productive Polyomavirus Infections of Renal Allografts

  16. Chapter

    Pages 201-212

    Urine Cytology Findings of Polyomavirus Infections

  17. Chapter

    Pages 213-227

    Diagnosis and Treatment of BK Virus-Associated Transplant Nephropathy

  18. Chapter

    Pages 228-254

    Pharmacotherapeutic Options for the Management of Human Polyomaviruses

  19. Chapter

    Pages 255-265

    Leflunomide in Solid Organ Transplantation and Polyoma Virus Infection

  20. Chapter

    Pages 266-273

    JC Virus Can Infect Human Immune and Nervous System Progenitor Cells

  21. Chapter

    Pages 274-287

    The Polyomavirus, JCV, and Its Involvement in Human Disease

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