Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . February 3rd, 1997Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Conference Coverage (Retrovirus) - 65 Percent of Late-Stage AIDS Patients Respond to 3-Drug Combo
Conference Coverage (Retrovirus) - Early Treatment with 3-Drug Combo Yields Dramatic Effects
AIDS Therapies (GS 840) - Phase III Oral Compound Trial Begins for HIV/AIDS
AIDS Therapies (HIV-IG) - Trial Continues Following Interim Efficacy Review
AIDS Therapies (MKC-442) - Preliminary Results Reported for MKC-442 Anti-HIV Drug
Animal Models - Squirrel Monkeys Useful for HIV Vaccine Studies
Antisense Technology (HIV) - Liposomal Antisense Blocks HIV rev
Cryptosporidiosis (Treatment) - Expanded NTZ Orphan Drug Designation Announced
Education and Prevention - Funding HIV High Risk Populations, Not Low Risk
Epidemiology - AIDS Deaths Decline
HIV Testing - Supreme Court Hears Arguments About Anonymous Testing
HIV Vaccines - Human Antibody Libraries Speed Vaccine Evaluation
HIV/HCV Coinfection - HCV Genotype May Be Linked to HIV Progression
Industry News (Joint Venture) - Full Service Drug Distribution and Compliance Program Announced
Industry News (Patents and Technologies) - Patent Awarded for BufferGel Technology To Prevent STDs
International (Europe) - Anti-CMV Drug Advances to Phase I/II Trials in France
International (Europe) - French Doctors Say HIV Infected Surgeons Should Stop Performing Surgery
International (Europe) - Phase I Topical Microbicide Clinical Trial Initiated in London
International (Europe) - Viracept Anti-HIV Drug Marketed in Europe
Internet - New AIDS Discussion Forum Announced
Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior - Church Leaders Oppose Proposal To Give Prisoners Condoms
Managed Care - Hopkins Offers HMO for AIDS Patients
Occupational Risk - Needles with Covers and Dull Tips Can Reduce Sticks
Pathogenesis (HIV) - Antibody Correlation with AIDS Progression Report Published
Pediatrics - Zerit: Option for Treating HIV Infected Children
Vectors (Development) - HIV LTR Directs Gene Expression in an HSV Vector
Blood Products (Transmission) - "Antibodies to Cytomegalovirus and HIV Infection in a Hemophilic Cohort."
Diagnostics (TB) - "Rapid Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Patients Infected With HIV."
Disease Associations - "Causes of Death in Canadians with Hemophilia 1980-1995."
Disease Associations - "HHV8 in AIDS Related Malignancies."
Disease Associations - "Review of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections in HIV Infected Patients."
Drug Development (Antivirals) - "Antiretroviral Therapy State-of-The Art: Review And Recommendations."
Drug Interactions (Antiviral) - "Interactions with Anti-HIV Drugs - An Overview."
Pathogenesis (Antiviral Drugs) - "Anti-Retroviral Drugs Cause Sequential Effects on CD4 Counts, Apoptosis and Inositol Signalling."
Pathogenesis (Antiviral Therapy) - "Can Antiviral Therapy Restore Immune Function?"
Transfusion Medicine (Complications) - "T-Lymphocyte Subsets in HIV Seronegative Hemophiliacs."
Blood Banking (Safety) - "Error Detection and Reduction in Blood Banking."
Community-Acquired Bacteremia - "Community-Acquired Bacteremia in HIV-Positive Patients: Protective Benefit of Co-Trimoxazole."
Diagnostics (HIV) - "Comparison of In-House and Commercial Sample Preparation and PCR Amplification Systems for Detection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 DNA in Blood Samples from Tanzanian Adults."
Diagnostics (HIV) - "Lack of Screening Test Sensitivity during HIV-1 Non-Subtype B Seroconversions."
Education and Prevention (HIV) - "A Qualitative Evaluation of HIV and AIDS Education to Senior School Children in Lothian Region, Scotland."
Epidemiology (Backcalculation) - "Sources of Uncertainty in Estimating HIV Infection Rates by Back-Calculation: An Application to Italian Data."
Kaposi's sarcoma - "CT Appearances of Intrathoracic Kaposi's sarcoma in Patients with AIDS."
Sexual Behavior - "Occasional Condom Use and HIV Risk Reduction."
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