The field of neurological infections is constantly changing, and the emergence of new pathogens including Zika virus (ZIKV),1 already makes earlier commentaries look dated.2 This commentary highlights 2 important ”next-generation” approaches to diagnosis and therapy that are either already clinically relevant or likely to be tested in central nervous system (CNS) neurotropic viral infections in the near future.
Wilson M, Tyler KL. Emerging Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tools for Central Nervous System Infections. JAMA Neurol. 2016;73(12):1389-1390. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.3617