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Next Generation Neurology
December 2016

Emerging Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tools for Central Nervous System Infections

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2Departments of Neurology, Medicine, and Immunology-Microbiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora

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JAMA Neurol. 2016;73(12):1389-1390. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.3617

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.

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