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Edited by Sergey Tkachev

Russian Academy of Sciences

Encephalitises are a group of inflammatory human and animal diseases of brain caused essentially by different pathogens. In spite of evident success in approaches for prevention, diagnostics and treatment during the last decades, the encephalitises of different etiology still constitute a menace for thousands of people all around the world. In this book the different aspects of encephalitises of different etiology are discussed such as diagnostics, treatment and clinical management of patients. Also, the data on epidemiology, monitoring, pathology and diagnostics of different viral causative agents are discussed.

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EncephalitisEdited by Sergey Tkachev

Published: January 9th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/46041

ISBN: 978-953-51-0925-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7058-7

Copyright year: 2013

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28354 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

25 Web of Science Citations

38 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Clinical Management of the Patient with Encephalitis

By Almas Khawar Ahmed, Zakareya Gamie and Mohammed M. Hassoon


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2. Cerebrospinal Fluid Abnormalities in Viral Encephalitis

By Hakan Ekmekci, Fahrettin Ege and Serefnur Ozturk


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3. Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension: What An Infectious Disease Physician Should Know?

By Ilker Inanc Balkan and Resat Ozaras


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4. Acute Viral Encephalitis/Encephalopathy in an Emergency Hospital in Japan: A Retrospective Study of 105 Cases in 2002 – 2011

By Hiroshi Shoji, Masaki Tachibana, Tomonaga Matsushita, Yoshihisa Fukushima and Shimpei Sakanishi


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5. Review on Japanese Encephalitis Outbreak Cases in Nepal During the Year 2011

By Durga Datt Joshi and Jeevan Smriti Marg


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6. Arboviral Encephalitis

By Guey-Chuen Perng and Wei-June Chen


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7. Genetic and Biological Properties of Original TBEV Strains Group Circulating in Eastern Siberia

By I.V. Kozlova, M.M. Verkhozina, T.V. Demina, Yu.P. Dzhioev, S.E. Tkachev, L.S. Karan, E.K. Doroshchenko, O.V. Lisak, O.V. Suntsova, A.I. Paramonov, O.O. Fedulina, A.O. Revizor and V.I. Zlobin


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8. The Pathomorphology of Far Eastern Tick-Borne Encephalitis

By Larisa M. Somova, Galina N. Leonova, Natalia G. Plekhova, Yurii V. Kaminsky and Anna Y. Fisenko


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9. Active Natural Foci of Tick-Borne Neuroinfection in the North- West Region of Ukraine

By I. Lozynski, H. Biletska, O. Semenyshyn, V. Fedoruk, O. Drul, I. Ben, A. Shulgan and R. Morochkovski


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10. Japanese Encephalitis Virus: The Complex Biology of an Emerging Pathogen

By Shailendra K. Saxena, Sneham Tiwari, Rakhi Saxena, Asha Mathur and Madhavan P. N. Nair


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11. Development of Japanese Encephalitis Attenuated Live Vaccine Virus SA14-14-2 and its Charcteristics

By Yongxin Yu


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12. Yellow Fever Encephalitis: An Emerging and Resurging Global Public Health Threat in a Changing Environment

By Kaliyaperumal Karunamoorthi


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13. The Fatal Case of Lyssavirus Encephalitis in the Russian Far East

By Galina N. Leonova, Larisa M. Somova, Sergei I. Belikov, Il’ya G. Kondratov, Natalya G. Plekhova, Natalya V. Krylova, Elena V. Pavlenko, Mikhail P. Tiunov and Sergey E. Tkachev


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14. Pathogenesis of Encephalitis Caused by Persistent Measles Virus Infection

By Tomoyuki Honda, Misako Yoneda, Hiroki Sato and Chieko Kai


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15. Viral Encephalitis with Focus on Human Enteroviruses

By Po-Ying Chia and Justin Jang Hann Chu


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