Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . December 11th, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Blood Banking (International) - Lab Owner Stands Trial for Murder in Tainted-Blood Case in Germany
Blood Banking (CMV) - Leukocyte-Reduction Is Effective As Screening for Preventing CMV
Blood Banking (Diagnostics) - Chiron Recombinant Strip Immunoblot Assay Gets Good Report
Blood Banking (Stem Cells) - Cord Blood Pioneer Addresses Stanford Physicians
Epidemiology - Transmission Patterns Are Changing in the U.S.
Graft-Versus-Host Disease (Therapy) - Thalidomide Is Confirmed Active in Treating Chronic GVHD
HIV Gene Therapy - Congenital HIV Offers Unique Opportunity for Gene Therapy Rescue
Industry News (Diagnostics) - Test Identifies HCV Types 1-6
Industry News (Patents and Technology) - Patent for Device/Process to Remove Toxic, Free Hemoglobin from Blood
Industry News (Pathogen Inactivation) - Process for Donated Blood Involving Chemical Compounds Reported
Industry News (Transplantation) - BTI-322 Antibody Used To Prevent/Reverse Organ Transplant Rejection
Industry News (Transplantation) - Leukine Cleared for Use in Allogeneic BMT
Occupational Risk - Needlestick Injury Is Associated with Malaria Transmission
Testing (Legal Issues) - North Carolina Battleground over HIV Testing Continues
Vascular Disease - Problems with Adenovirus Vectors Reported On
Banking (Blood) - "Communication Mechanisms Between the Bedside and the Blood Bank."
Combination Therapies - "Phlebotomy Followed by (alpha)-Interferon Therapy in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C."
Diagnostics (Hepatitis) - "Detection of Hepatitis B Virus Precore Mutation by Ligase Chain Reaction."
Emerging Pathogens - "The Search for Human Infection with Divergent Primate T Lymphotropic Viruses."
Epidemiology (Transmission) - "Sero-Epidemiology of HTLV-I/II in Europe."
Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior - "Informed Consent for Transfusion Recipients: How Much is Enough?."
AIDS/HIV (Obstetrics) - "The Consequences of a Positive Prenatal HIV Antibody Test for Women."
Diagnostics (CMV) - "High Correlations of Anti-CMV Titers with Lymphocyte Activation Status and CD57 Antibody-Binding Capacity as Estimated with Three-Color, Quantitative Flow Cytometry in Blood Donors."
Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior - "HIV-1 Seroconversion and Risk Behaviors among Young Men in the US Army."
Transfusion (Graft-Versus-Host Disease) - "Diagnosis of Transfusion-Associated Graft-Versus-Host Disease by Polymerase Chain Reaction in Fludarabine-Treated B-Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia."
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