Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . October 23rd, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Blood Banking - Healthy Adults Over Age 65 Can Safely Donate Blood
Blood Banking (Filtration) - Filtered Blood Reduces Adverse Effects of Transfusions
Blood Banking (HTLV I/II) - Better Detection Method and Confirmation Assay Are Needed
Blood Banking (Legal Issues) - Court Orders Compensation Over HIV Tainted Blood Products
Blood Banking (Legal Issues) - Inquiry: HIV Contaminated Blood-Clotting Drug Knowingly Sold
Beta Thalassemia (Animal Models) - Development of Murine Model Facilitates Gene Therapy Research
Conference Coverage (ICAAC) - Gene Therapy Technique May Not Work, AIDS Trial Suggests
Emerging Diseases (HGE and Lyme Disease) - Serologic Findings Suggest Ixodes dammini tick Is Common Vector
HBV Vaccines - OSHA Standards Do Not Extend to Medical Students
Industry News (Acquisitions) - Technology Acquired To Detect Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
Industry News (Awards) - Scientist Receives PhRMA 1995 Discoverers Award for Epogen
Industry News (Clinical Trials) - Phase II Trial on CPC-111 Drug in Sickle Cell Crisis Patients
Industry News (Joint Venture) - Alliance Formed To Develop Products To Treat/Prevent Organ Rejection
Occupational Risk - Continuous Quality Improvement Methods Lead to Reduced Needlesticks
Organ Banking (Cryobiology) - South Africans Make Claim to Organ Freezing
Transfusion (HCV) - Canadian Study Data Should Help in Healthcare Planning
Virology (HCV) - More Evidence That HCV Infection Has a Role in B-Cell Malignancies
Xenotransplantation - Pig Organs Could Reduce Need for Human Donors
Diagnostics - HIV - "Hematologic Indices as Predictors of Mortality of HIV/AIDS Patients, Thailand."
Disease Associations - "Higher Values of HBV DNA in HIV Infected Patients."
Transfusion Medicine - "Potential Benefit of Repeated Plasma Donation in Asymptomatic HIV Infected Individuals."
Transmission - Blood Products - "Hepatitis C Associated with Intravenous Immune Globulin Administration."
Hepatitis C Virus (New Zealand) - "Hepatitis C Seroprevalence Amongst Injecting Drug Users Attending a Methadone Programme."
Occupational Risk (Dentistry) - "Percutaneous Exposures to HIV Infected Blood among Dental Workers Enrolled in the CDC Needlestick Study."
Transfusion (Autologous) - "Infectious Disease Marker Testing of the Autologous Blood Donor: A Case Study in Clinical Ethics."
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