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MD Consult: Books: Goldman: Cecil Medicine: SUGGESTED READINGS

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed.

Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier


Campbell GL, Marfin AA, Lanciotti RS, Gubler DJ: West Nile virus.  Lancet Infect Dis  2002; 2:519-529.An excellent summary of current understanding of the virus and the disease

Carson PJ, Konewko P, Wold KS, et al: Long-term clinical and neuropsychological outcomes of West Nile virus infection.  Clin Infect Dis  2006; 43:723-730.Multiple somatic complaints and defects in motor skills are common long-term sequelae

Kumar R, Tripathi P, Singh S, et al: Clinical features in children hospitalized during the 2005 epidemic of Japanese encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh, India.  Clin Infect Dis  2006; 43:123-131.Thrombocytopenia and abnormal serum transaminase levels were prominent features

Mackenzie JS, Gubler DJ, Petersen LR: Emerging flaviviruses: The spread and resurgence of Japanese encephalitis, West Nile and dengue viruses.  Nat Med  2004; 10:S98-S109.A comprehensive review

Romero JR, Newland JG: Diagnosis of viral encephalitides: Zoonotic-associated viruses.  Pediatr Infect Dis J  2006; 25:741-742.A concise guide to diagnostic studies

Shlim DR, Solomon T.: Japanese encephalitis vaccine for travelers: Exploring the limits of risk.  Clin Infect Dis  2002; 35:183-188.A useful discussion of the variables for making a decision about the vaccine

Solomon T, Dung NM, Willis B, et al: Interferon alfa-2a in Japanese encephalitis: A double-blind placebo-controlled trial.  Lancet  2003; 361:821-826.Interferon has been used frequently in JE; this study shows it is no more useful than placebo

Sejvar JJ: The evolving epidemiology of viral encephalitis.  Curr Opin Neurol  2006; 19:350-357.An excellent recent review

Wurtz R, Paleologos N.: LaCrosse encephalitis presenting like herpes simplex encephalitis in an immunocompromised adult.  Clin Infect Dis  2000; 31:1113-1114.Medial temporal lobe focal encephalitis is not always due to herpes simplex virus

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