Table of Contents

Diagnostic approaches.
Viral transmission: infection acquired by the blood-borne route.
Viral transmission: infection acquired by all other routes (respiratory, eye-nose-mouth, inoculation and faeco-orally).
Emerging virus infections.
Vaccinology.
Herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2.
Varicella zoster.
Cytomegalovirus.
Epstein-barr virus.
Roseoloviruses: human herpesviruses 6A, 6B, and 7.
Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (human herpesvirus 8).
Hepatitis viruses.
GB virus C (GBV-C) and torque teno virus (TTV).
Rotaviruses.
Viruses other than rotaviruses associated with acute diarrhoeal disease.
Influenza.
Parainfuenza viruses.
Respiratory syncytial virus.
Adenoviruses.
Rhinoviruses.
Coronaviruses and toroviruses.
Measles virus.
Rubella.
Mumps.
Enteroviruses.
Poxviruses.
Alphaviruses.
Flaviviruses.
Bunyaviridae.
Arenoviruses.
Filoviruses.
Rabies and other lyssavirus infections.
Papillomaviruses.
The human polyomaviruses.
Human parvoviruses.
Human retroviruses.
The human T-lymphotropic viruses.
Human immunodeficiency viruses.
Human prion diseases.