Sergey Tkachev

Russian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Sergey Tkachev is a research scientist at the Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology of Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia, and at the Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia. He received his Ph.D. in the field of molecular biology on the topic “Genetic variability of the tick-borne encephalitis virus in natural foci of Novosibirsk city and its suburbs”. His primary field is molecular virology with research emphasis on vector-borne viruses, especially tick-borne encephalitis virus, Kemerovo virus and Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus, rabies virus, molecular genetics, biology and epidemiology of virus pathogens.

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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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