Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . April 24th, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Conference Coverage - Blood Substitute Product Is Closer to Becoming a Reality
Blood Banking/Autologous Donation - Should Contaminated Blood Be Allowed for Autologous Use?
Blood Banking/Virucidal - Hypericin Profile To Potentially Include Hepatitis C and HIV
Chagas' Disease - Immunological Intervention Appears Likely
GB Viruses - Abbott Scientists Identify New Hepatitis Viruses
Industry News/Clinical Studies - Study of Antibody for Acute Kidney Transplant Rejection
Industry News/Patents and Technology - Iris Patents Simple White Blood Cell Enrichment Method
Industry News/Therapy - Blood Cell Stimulant Recommended for Treatment of AML
Lyme Disease - Agent Changes Its Surface before Infecting People
Drug Development - Malaria Vaccines - "Antigen Preparation Preserving Labile Epitopes."
Immunology - HBV/Antisense RNA - "The Inhibitory Effect of Antisense RNA on Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen Production in Hep3B Cell Line."
Prognosis - Malaria - "Association of Procoagulant Activity with Enhanced Malaria in Mice."
Testing - Efficacy Assays - "Relationships Between Anti-Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Immunoglobulin Isotype Levels, Opsonic Activity of Antisera and Protection against Streptococcus Pneumoniae in Mice."
Therapy - Organ Grafts - "Gene Therapy in Lung Transplantation: Adenovirus Mediated Gene Transfer to the Graft."
Blood Banking - Improving Quality - "The BEST Working Party of the International Society of Blood Transfusion: An International Effort to Improve the Quality of Blood Components."
Blood Banking - Pooled Platelet Concentrates - "Quality of Pooled Platelet Concentrates Prepared from Buffy Coats and Stored in an Additive Solution after Filtration."
Blood Banking - Pooled Platelet Concentrates - "Reduction in Transmission of Hepatitis C after the Introduction of a Heat-Treatment Step in the Production of C1-Inhibitor Concentrate."
Diagnostics/HIV - Enzyme Immunoassays - "Multisite Evaluation of Four Anti-HIV-1/HIV-2 Enzyme Immunoassays."
Diagnostics/HIV - Isothermal Amplification - "Detection of HIV-1 RNA in Plasma by Isothermal Amplification (NASBA) Irrespective of the Stage of HIV-1 Infection."
Transfusion - Prevention of Chagas' Disease - "Prevention of Transfusion-Associated Chagas' Disease by Sterilization of Trypanosoma cruzi-Infected Blood with Gentian Violet, Ascorbic Acid, and Light."
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