Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . December 9th, 1996Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Transfusion (Hemolytic Disease) - Rare Case of IgM Anti-Vw Implies Persistence of Antibodies
AIDS (Pathogenesis) - New Technique Finds HIV Hidden in Lymphoid Tissues
Blood Banking (Hepatitis) - Elevated ALT Not Reliably Predictive of Hepatitis
Blood Substitutes - Clearance Received To Test Substitute at 10-Unit Level
Blood Substitutes - Hemoglobin Therapeutic Cleared To Begin Phase III Trauma Trial
Bone Grafts - Porous Ceramics Offer Effective Artificial Substitutes
Dengue Fever (Surveillance) - Increase Reflects Inadequate Prevention Efforts
HIV Testing (Orascreen) - Saliva-Based HIV Rapid Test Launched in Caribbean
Occupational Exposure (Safety Devices) - Statistical Vs. Actual Numbers
Occupational Exposure (Safety Syringes) - Incorrect Use of Device Suggests Need for Passive Products
Outbreaks (HCV) - Patients in Hemodialysis Units at Risk for HCV
Public Health - Group Calls on Prime Minister Regarding Blood Scandal
Screening (HBV/HCV) - Routine Hepatitis Testing Not Prohibitively Expensive
Diagnostics (Blood Products) - "Proposed Validation of a Quantitative Quality Assured PCR Method."
Diagnostics (Liver Disease) - "Transyugular Liver Biopsy in Congenital Coagulopathy Patients."
Disease Associations - "Profile of Hepatitis C in a Cohort of Greek Haemophilia HIV Negative Patients."
Disease Associations (HCV) - "HCV Infection in Children with Haemophilia in Poland."
Disease Associations (HCV/HIV) - "Immune Phenotype Abnormalities in HIV Negative Hemophiliacs: Relation to HCV Infection."
Epidemiology (HCV) - "Dynamics of HCV Genotypes In French Hemophiliacs."
Blood Banking (Visceral Leishmaniasis) - "Transmission of Visceral Leishmaniasis by Blood Transfusion in Hamsters."
Epidemiology (HIV Variants) - "First Two Cases of HIV-1 Group O Infection in Spain."
Leukemia (Spontaneous Remission) - "Spontaneous Remission of Acute Myeloid Leukemia after Infection and Blood Transfusion Associated with Hypergammaglobulinaemia."
Pediatrics - "TTP Following ITP in an HIV-Positive Boy."
Sickle Cell Disease - "Alloimmunization to Platelets in Heavily Transfused Patients with Sickle Cell Disease."
Transplantation (Donor-Specific Tolerance) - "Induction of Transplantation Tolerance by Chimeric Donor/Recipient Class I RT1.A(A) Molecules."
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