Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System

Edited by

  • Larry Davis, MD, FACP, Chief, Neurology Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System; Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience and Microbiology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Peter Kennedy, MD, PhD, DSc, FRCP, FRSE, FMedSci, Burton Professor of Neurology, Glasgow University Department of Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

The editors are recognised world leaders in the field of infectious diseases of the nervous system. With the expertise of an international team of contributors they have provided a clinically focused text for the neurologist and hospital doctor caring for these patients.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2000
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-4213-2


Table of Contents

Cerebral malaria (NPJ Day, UK; G Turner, UK); Neurologic aspects of Lyme disease (PK Coyle, USA); Postinfectious encephalomyelitis (PK Coyle, USA); Cytomegalovirus infection of the adult nervous system (E Lavi, USA; Alexandros Tselis, USA); Herpes simplex virus encephalitis (JR Baringer, USA); HIV-associated dementia (J McArthur, USA); Human prion diseases (R de Silva, UK; RG Will, UK); Japanese encephalitis (A Desai, India; M Gourie-Devi, India; V Ravi, India; SK Shankar, India); Vaccines to prevent bacterial meningitis (JS Kroll, UK; JM MacLennan, UK); Neurological complications of varicella-zoster virus (DH Gilden, USA; JJ LaGuardia, USA; R Mahalingam, USA; TM White, USA; RJ Cohrs, USA); Neurological aspects of human African trypanosomiasis (JLM de Atouguia, Portugal; P Kennedy, UK); Neurosyphilis (C Marra, USA); Rabies (T Hemachudha, Thailand; E Mitrathekd, Thailand); Recurrent aseptic meningitis (RL DeBiasi, USA; KL Tyler, USA); Tuberculous meningitis (LE Davis, USA); Ehrlichiosis and the nervous system (LE Davis, USA; CD Paddock, USA; JE Childs, USA).