Viral and Other Infections of the Human Respiratory Tract

  • Steven Myint
  • David Taylor-Robinson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Sebastian Johnston, Stephen Holgate
    Pages 1-38
  3. Elliott Larson
    Pages 39-45
  4. David Isaacs
    Pages 47-60
  5. Anders Akerlund, Mats Bende
    Pages 83-104
  6. Albert Kapikian
    Pages 105-112
  7. Yuri Pervikov, Harry Campbell, Malcolm Molyneaux
    Pages 113-130
  8. Widad Al-Nakib
    Pages 131-140
  9. Stuart Siddell, Steven Myint
    Pages 141-167
  10. Dick Madeley, Malik Peiris, Joyce McQuillin
    Pages 169-190
  11. Craig Pringle
    Pages 191-222
  12. Peter Watt, Paul Lambden
    Pages 223-235
  13. Jim Stott, Geraldine Taylor
    Pages 237-249
  14. Geoffrey Schild, Jim Robertson, John Wood
    Pages 251-274
  15. Steven Myint
    Pages 309-317
  16. Brenda Thomas, David Taylor-Robinson
    Pages 341-357
  17. Vincent Emery, Pat Furr, Eithne MacMahon, David Taylor-Robinson, David Webster
    Pages 359-381
  18. John Oxford, Ali Al-Jabri
    Pages 397-420
  19. Sheldon Cohen, Andrew Smith
    Pages 447-462
  20. Norma Watson, Walter Nimmo
    Pages 463-474
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 475-484

About this book


This book is a festschrift to mark the career of ogy, immunology and clinical aspects of each Dr David Tyrrell, eminent virologist and group. There are also more general chapters physician. Almost all of the contributors have overviewing the clinical manifestations, treat­ been colleagues or students at some time ment and pathophysiology of respiratory during his career. Unlike most festschrifts, virus infections. In addition, chapters in however, the essays have been integrated to which psychological aspects and the ethical produce a comprehensive book that covers use of human volunteers are discussed will be the entire field of non-bacterial infections of of interest to all those involved with respira­ the human respiratory tract. This is a measure tory infectious agents. of the breadth of interest of the research We hope also that this book serves as a undertaken by David, spanning a period of fitting tribute to a man who is a true poly­ over 40 years. math: a physician, researcher, teacher, We hope that this book will be of interest mentor, linguist and ambassador for science, to microbiologists, virologists and in particu­ among other things. To those of us who have lar, to physicians. All the major virus groups contributed to this book, he is even more: a are covered, as well as chlamydial and friend.


biology breathing epidemiology infection physiology psychology taxonomy

Editors and affiliations

  • Steven Myint
    • 1
  • David Taylor-Robinson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and ImmunologyUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK
  2. 2.MRC Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research Group, The Jefferiss WingSt Mary’s Hospital Medical SchoolLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-011-7932-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-7930-0
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