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Slow virus infections of the central nervous system

investigational approaches to etiology and pathogenesis of these diseases
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Statementedited by Volker ter Meulen, Michael Katz.
ContributionsMeulen, Volker ter., Katz, Michael, 1928-
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LC ClassificationsRC114.6 .W67 1975
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Paginationxii, 258 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4535718M
ISBN 100387901884
LC Control Number77001570

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Slow Virus Infections of the Central Nervous System Investigational Approaches to Etiology and Pathogenesis of These Diseases Editors: Meulen, V. ter, Katz, M. (Eds.). Characterization of the Virus Antibody Activity of Oligoclonal IgG Produced in the Central Nervous System of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Erling Norrby Pages   Slow Virus Infections of the Central Nervous System: Investigational Approaches to Etiology and Pathogenesis of These Diseases.

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ter Meulen, M. Katz. A special workshop on slow virus infections held at the University of Wurzburg in Included most of the outstanding workers in the field as well as outstanding scientists from other areas of. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

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This is a publication of the material presented at a conference on slow virus infections of the central nervous system at Würzburg as long ago as March Gajdusek DC.

Slow virus diseases of the central nervous system. Am J Clin Pathol. Sep; 56 (3)– Weiner LP, Johnson RT, Herndon RM. Viral infections and demyelinating diseases. N Engl J Med. May 24; (21)–Author: Sanford Schneider. This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears : L.

Illis. The number of diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) of man that may be caused by an infectious agent and that therefore would probably be placed in the slow infection category include.

Viral Infections of the Nervous System (Books) Learn about Author Central. Richard T. Johnson (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit Cited by: Abstract. Infections of the nervous system have traditionally been associated with acute inflammatory diseases. Such acute viral infections may cause varied neurological syndromes such as encephalitis, paralytic poliomyelitis, acute cerebellar ataxia, polyneuritis and : C.

Gibbs. Immune cells invading the central nervous system (CNS) in response to Borna disease virus (BDV) antigens are central to the pathogenesis of Borna disease (BD).

Workshop on Slow Virus Infections, University of Würzburg, MarchThis book is a result of a Workshop held at the Institute of Virology of the Univer sity of Würzburg, Germany in March of The Workshop was organized to bring together investigators of slow virus infections and other scientists, who have not engaged in such research, but who were Ieaders in the field.

Author: Illis LS, Journal: Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry[/07]. His major re- search interests are neurologic infections in the immu- nocompromised host, slow virus infections of the nervous system, and neural control of the immune system.

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Introduction to subacute/chronic diseases of the central nervous system. The term "Slow virus infections" refers to the tempo of the DISEASE, not to the growth rate of the virus. These diseases have a prolonged incubation period (which can be months or years), and a.

Slow Virus Infections of the Central Nervous System: Investigational Approaches to Etiology and Pathogenesis of These Diseases Stuart A.

Schneck, MD Author AffiliationsCited by: 3. A slow virus is a virus, or a viruslike agent, etiologically associated with a slow virus disease. A slow virus disease is a disease that, after an extended period of latency, follows a slow, progressive course spanning months to years, frequently involves the central.

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THE term "slow infection" has been variously used and defined. I have taken it from the Icelandic worker in veterinary medicine, Dr.

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Slow virus infections of the central nervous system: investigational approaches to etiology and pathogenesis of these diseases. [Volker ter Meulen; Michael Katz;] -- This book is a result of a Workshop held at the Institute of Virology of the Univer sity of Würzburg, Germany in March of The Workshop was organized to bring together investigators of slow.

Cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr Virus, and Slow Virus Infections of the Central Nervous System Parvovirus Smallpox, Monkeypox, and Other Poxvirus Infections Papillomavirus Herpes Simplex Virus Infections Varicella-Zoster Virus (Chickenpox, Shingles) Cytomegalovirus Epstein-Barr Virus Infection Format: Book.

Each internal organ may perform many different functions under central regulation, yet how these processes are coordinated is poorly understood. The l. There are five main causes of infections of the central nervous system (CNS): bacterial, viral, fungal, protozoal, and prionic.

The "gold standard" 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 infections—both neural-specific and systemic—that involve the central nervous system.

This edition includes new information on botulinum toxin as a biological weapon and a 5/5(4). and central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma (). Sometimes, EBVproduces a broad range of CNSinfections such as demyelinative disease, acute encephalitis, acute cerebellar ataxia, myelitis, or meningitis ().

Individual cases of these infections have been reported. Previously, we have also described cases of acute disseminated encephalo-File Size: 2MB. Persistent infections • As those in which the virus is not cleared but defined as latent, chronic and slow infection. • Predilection for involvement of the central nervous system • Absence of immune response or an immune.

Primary infection results in varicella (chickenpox), manifesting in unvaccinated people as a generalized, pruritic, vesicular rash typically consisting of to lesions in varying stages of development (papules, vesicles) and resolution (crusting), low-grade fever, and other systemic cations include bacterial superinfection of skin lesions with or without bacterial.

The virus is usually transmitted by contaminated food and water and causes intestinal distress. Viruses then reach the central nervous system and may cause meningitis or paralysis if they reach the spinal cord. Prevention is available with the inactivated virus vaccine (Salk) or the attenuated virus .Epidemiology.

Many viral infections of the central nervous system occur in seasonal peaks or as epidemics, whereas others, such as herpes simplex encephalitis, are sporadic. In endemic areas it is mostly a disease of children, but as the disease spreads to new regions, or nonimmune travelers visit endemic regions, nonimmune adults are also lty: Neurology/infectious disease.Slow virus diseases may be caused by conventional viruses or by the unconventional viruses.

The symptoms associated with slow viral/prion diseases of the central nervous system tend to have multiple neurological symptoms and different patients may present with different symptoms.