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Molecular Aspects of Human Cytomegalovirus Diseases

  • Yechiel Becker
  • Gholamreza Darai
  • Eng-Shang Huang

Part of the Frontiers of Virology book series (FRVIROLOGY, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Human Cytomegalovirus and Human Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Eng-Shang Huang, Timothy F. Kowalik
      Pages 3-45
    3. Harry V. Vinters, Jorge A. Ferreiro
      Pages 46-71
    4. Mei-Hwei Chang, Chin-Yun Lee
      Pages 72-79
    5. Joseph L. Melnick, Ervin Adam, Michael E. DeBakey
      Pages 80-91
    6. Stephen Haskill, Lindsay Dudding, Eng-Shang Huang
      Pages 101-115
  3. Human Cytomegalovirus Infections and the Immuncompromised Host

  4. Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Human Cytomegalovirus and Human Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 223-223
    2. Eng-Shang Huang, Timothy F. Kowalik
      Pages 225-255
    3. Jonathan S. Serody, Charles M. van der Horst
      Pages 256-282
    4. Gary S. Marshall, Stanley A. Plotkin
      Pages 283-300
  5. Molecular Aspects of Human Cytomegalovirus

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 473-486

About this book

Introduction

In this book the current knowledge on human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) as a human pathogen is lucidly summarized, bringing the reader fully up to date with current knowledge concerning HCMV and all the known clincial and medical aspects of diseases caused by, and associated with, HCMV. The book is divided into four parts: (I) Human cytomegalovirus and human diseases; (II) human cytomegalovirus infections and the immunocompromised host; (III) diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of human cytomegalovirus and human diseases; and (IV) molecular aspects of human cytomegalovirus. Each part is put together from chapters written by experts in the respective fields, providing basic medical and molecular knowledge in addition to more specific understanding of HCMV infections.

Keywords

AIDS HCMV Related Disease HCMV in AIDS Patients HCMV in Transplant Patients Human Cytomegalovirus Molecular Biology of HCMV diseases infection infections molecular biology prevention

Editors and affiliations

  • Yechiel Becker
    • 1
  • Gholamreza Darai
    • 2
  • Eng-Shang Huang
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of MedicineHebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Institut für Medizinische VirologieUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Research CenterThe University of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-84850-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-84852-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-84850-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-357X
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