Thousands of people each year suffer neurological complications from human immunodeficiency virus infection even as ancient diseases such as syphilis and tuberculosis are becoming increasingly problematic. Our understanding of many infections of the nervous system has steadily improved in recent years, and in 1997 neurologist Stanley Prusiner won the Nobel prize in medicine for his characterization of prion diseases. Certainly this book on infections of the central nervous system is timely.
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