I am a huge a fan of anything that includes medical thriller gore, especially if there are liquifying organs involved. This book was exactly what I was looking for, I'm so glad I just happened to pick it up off the shelf! I'm about halfway through Contagious now, and it just gets better and better!
on a side note, as a neuroscience major I was endlessly impressed with your correct medical terminology and succint explanations in layman's terms (its absolutely pathetic how often this is overlooked). Thanks for pleasing the nerd in me too:)