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Viral infections are of increasing interest to clinicians. Much new information is available on common diseases such as hepatitis, herpetic infections, and the common cold. Viral diagnostic tests are increasingly available. New vaccines have been developed, and effective antiviral chemotherapy has become a reality. These developments have occurred at a rapid pace. This small, one-author text directed at "students and practitioners within the health professions attempts to cover the entire field of medical virology." The breadth of Dr. McLean's knowledge is impressive, but the task is now too great for an undertaking of this type.
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Virology in Health Care.. Ann Intern Med. ;94:289–290. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-94-2-289_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;94(2):289-290.
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