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  • G.G. Gascon
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    Department of Clinical Research, Research center, Pediatric Neurology, Department of Neuroscience, MBC J-76, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, P.O. Box 40047, Jeddah 21499, Saudi Arabia
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      This book is a comprehensive multi-authored reference text covering infectious diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) in children and adults. Except for opening sections on Approach, Cerebrospinal Fluid and Imaging, and closing sections on Chronic Meningitis, Neurosurgical Management, and Prevention, the book is organized into etiologic categories—viral, bacterial and mycoplasmal (the largest section), bacterial toxins, spirochetal, fungal, and protozoal and helminthic infections. The aim of the book is ‘to present the best available comprehensive resource and reference text for all who deal with infections of the central nervous system’.
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