Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . April 17th, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Blood Banking - Autologous Blood Donation May Have Limited Value
Biological Therapy - Diphtheria Toxin-Related Cytokine Fusion Proteins: A New Therapeutic Approach
Chagas' Disease - EIA and RIPA Are Specific, Sensitive Confirmatory Tests
Conference Coverage - Protection Against HIV May Require Mucosal Immunity
Diagnostics - Need Exists for Improved HCV Antibody Tests
Infection Control - Canada Red Cross Targets HIV
Leuprolide Acetate - Patients with Anemia Caused by Uterine Fibroid Tumors
Prophylaxis - Dapsone/Pyrimethamine Effective Against PCP
Pulmonary Embolism - Gene Mutation Increases Blood Clots
Rh Plasma - Nationwide Shortage of Plasma Announced
Transplantation/Fetal Tissue - Cells from Spontaneous Abortion Should Not Be Discounted
Virology/Hepatitis C - Genotype Among Factors to Consider in Managing Infection
Screening - Blood Testing - "An Enzyme Immuno Assay (EIA) for Titration of Antibodies to the CD4 Binding Site of Gp120 (CD4BS Abs)."
Screening - Blood Testing - "Rapid Microfiltration EIA May Resolve Indeterminate HIV-1 Western Blots."
Testing - Brand Comparision - "Comparison Between CHIRON RIBA HIV-1/2 SIA and DBL HIV BLOT 2.2."
Testing - Brand Comparision - "Improved Specificity of a HIV-1/2 Recombinant Strip Immunoblot (SIA) Compared With HIV-1 Western Blot."
Blood Banking - HCV in Hemophilia - "Hepatitis C Infection and Viremia in Dutch Hemophilia Patients."
Blood Banking - Vapor-Heated Viral Inactivation - "Low Risk of Viral Infection after Administration of Vapor-Heated Factor VII Concentrate or Factor IX Complex in First-Time Recipients of Blood Components."
Blood Banking - Viral Inactivation - "Reduction in Transmission of Hepatitis C after the Introduction of a Heat-Treatment Step in the Production of C1-Inhibitor Concentrate."
Diagnostics - HCV Variable Positivity - "Long-Term Serologic Follow-Up of Hepatitis C Virus-Seropositive Homosexual Men."
International/Brazil - HTLV-I/II Seroprevalence - "Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type I and Type II Infections and Correlation with Risk Factors in Blood Donors from Sao Paulo, Brazil."
International/Thailand - HIV Seroprevalence - "Infectious Disease Markers in Blood Donors in Northern Thailand."
Therapy/Interferon - Response in HCV-Hemophilia - "Hepatitis C Genotypes in Haemophilic Patients Treated with Alpha-Interferon."
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