The role of 'slow virus' infections in neurological disease.

  • Mary Beth Weber
  • Published 1971 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…


The conventional concept of an acute virus infection is contrasted with the newer concept of a "slow virus infection". The author describes several neurological diseases of animals and man with a "proven" slow viral etiology. The epidemiological, clinical laboratory and pathological features of these diseases are placed parallel to several idiopathic… (More)