Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . May 15th, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Blood Banking - Antibody Test May Be Inadequate To Stop TA-CMV Infection
Blood Banking - Study Cites Risks of Malaria Transmission in Transfused Blood
Industry News/Blood Substitutes - Progress on PEG-Hemoglobin Program Reported
Industry News/Clinical Study - Phase II/III Study of Novastan, Novel Thrombin Inhibitor Announced
Leukemia - Reduction in Telomeric DNA Found in Cells
Sickle Cell Disease - Assay Studies Distribution, Pharmacokinetics of Potential Antisickling Agent
Transfusion/Long Term Support - Leukocyte Depletion of RBCs, Platelets Should Be Implemented
Transplantation/CMV - Positive Relationship Found Between Viremia Level and Pneumonitis
Banking - Feasibility - "Placental Blood Collection and Banking for Transplantation."
Transplantation - Cord Blood - "Allogeneic Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation Clinical Results."
Transplantation - Stem Cells - "Ex-Vivo Expansion of Hematopoietic Progenitors from Bone Marrow and Cord Blood with SCF, IL-3, IL-6, D GM-CSF and G-CSF."
Transplantation - Therapy - "CD34-Selected Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation in Multiple Myeloma."
Vaccine Evaluation - Hepatitis - "Evaluation of Long-Term Efficacy of Plasma-Derived Hepatitis B Vaccine."
Autologous Transfusion - Use of Infected Blood - "Should Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection or Chronic Hepatitis Donate Blood for Autologous Use?."
Blood Banking - Hepatitis Testing - "A Microtiter Plate Assay for Measurement of Serum Alanine Aminotransferase in Blood Donors."
Blood Banking - Identifying Risk Factors - "Blood Donors Who Are Repeatedly Reactive for Hepatitis C Virus on Enzyme Immunoassay and Positive on Recombinant Immunoblot Assay: Evidence of Failure to Identify Some Risk Factors."
Diagnostics - Human Cytomegalovirus - "Detection of Human Cytomegalovirus DNA, RNA, and Antibody in Normal Donor Blood."
Diagnostics - New Marker of HCV Infection - "Antibody to Hepatitis C Virus Second Envelope (HCV-E2) Glycoprotein: A New Marker of HCV Infection Closely Associated with Viremia."
International/France - HCV Genotypes in Donors - "Hepatitis C Virus Genotypes in French Blood Donors."
International/Japan - Epidemiologic Survey - "Epidemiologic Survey and Genetic Analysis of Endemic Hepatitis C Virus Infection in a Japanese Town with a High Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Carriers."
Occupational Risk - Percutaneous Injury - "Occupation Risk of Needlestick Injuries among Health Care Personnel in Saudi Arabia."
Transfusion - Blood Conservation Programs - "Reduction of Perioperative Homologous Blood Transfusions."
Transplantation - Influence of HCV Genotypes - "Influence of the Genotypes of Hepatitis C Virus on the Severity of Recurrent Liver Disease after Liver Transplantation."
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