Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . June 19th, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Blood Banking - Court Upholds Settlement for HIV Tainted Blood
Blood Banking - New Guidelines May Force All Hospitals to Test Autologous Units
Artificial Tissues - Georgia Tech Researchers Model Cell Environment and Function
Biotherapeutics - Comparing Bone Marrow to Peripheral Blood Cells As Gene Transfer Target
Cytomegalovirus - CMV Can Infect Broad Spectrum of Cells During Acute Infection
Fetal Bone Marrow - No Evidence for Single Common Progenitor for Two Lineages
Hemophilia - Hepatitis D Virus May Crowd Out Hepatitis C
Industry News/Clinical Trials - Trials of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplants Initiated
Industry News/DNA Typing - FDA Clearance Received for New Generation of DNA Products
Industry News/Funding - Blood Center Receives Grant from Corporation
Industry News/Investment - Funds Received for Development of Cell Production System
Industry News/Patents - Allowance Issued for Platelet Production Stimulation
Legal Issues/Litigation - Hepatitis C Virus Prompts Lawsuits
Transmission - Vertical and Sexual Transmission of HCV Confirmed To Be Low
Diagnostics - "New Developments in HIV-Diagnostics Including HIV-O."
Disease Prevalence - "Hepatitis C Markers In Hemodialysis Patients."
Evaluation - Vaccines - "Vaccination of Newborns against Hepatitis B."
Therapy - Interferon Alpha 2b - "Efficacy and Tolerance of Alpha-2b Interferon Therapy on HCV Infection of Hemodialyzed Patients."
Diagnostics - Measuring Disease State - "Whole Blood Culture for Measuring Mitogen Induced T Cell Proliferation Provides Superior Correlations with Disease State and T Cell Phenotype in Asymptomatic HIV-Infected Subjects."
Diagnostics - Testing for HCV - "Evaluation of Blood Donors with Equivocal Hepatitis C Serological Results."
Fibrinogen - Yields from Albumin Enriched Plasma - "Plasma Cryoprecipitation Studies: Major Increase in Fibrinogen Yield by Albumin Enrichment of Plasma."
HIV Vaccine - Testing for Seroconversion - "Utility of Various Commercially Available Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Antibody Diagnostic Kits for Use in Conjunction with Efficacy Trials of HIV-1 Vaccines."
International/China - Genotypes - "Hepatitis C Virus Type I(1a) in Northern China."
International/Japan - HCV Transmission - "Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus by Health Care Workers in a Rural Area of Japan."
Liver Transplantation - Blood Product Usage - "Aprotinin Reduces the Need for Blood Products During Liver Transplantation."
Surgery - Transfusion Requirements - "Effect of Preoperative Autologous Blood Donation and Intraoperative and Postoperative Blood Recovery on Homologous Blood Transfusion Requirement in Cementless Total Hip Replacement Operation."
Transfusion - Allogeneic - "Detrimental Effects of Perioperative Blood Transfusion."
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