Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . July 7th, 1997Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Blood Banking - Transfusion-Associated Sepsis Causes Five Deaths
Blood Banking (HGV) - Agent is Closely Associated with HCV Infection in Japanese Donors
Blood Banking (HGV) - Classification of Agent as Virus May Have Been Hasty
Blood Banking (HGV) - High Donor Prevalence, Low Posttransfusion Rate in Germany
Blood Banking (HGV) - Where Should the Line be Drawn on Testing for Infectious Agents?
Conference Coverage (SPIRAT/NCDDG-HIV) - Combined Gene Therapy Would Make Cells Invulnerable to HIV
Diagnostics (HGV) - RT-PCR Based on 5'UTR Superior in Detecting GBV-C/HGV
Hemophilia (Legal Issues) - Ruling Threatens Hemophiliacs' Deal
Lyme Disease (Co-infection) - Babesiosis; Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis Infection May Accompany Lyme Disease
Spongiform Encephalopathy - FDA Bans Mammalian Protein In Ruminant Feed Due to TSE Association
Transplantation - Suicide Gene Therapy Controls GVHD, Leaves GVL Effect
Diagnostics (HCV) - "Sensitive Detection of HCV RNA with Transcription-Mediated Amplification."
Diagnostics (Hepatitis B) - "A Very Sensitive Detection of Hepatitis B e Antigen (HBe Ag) Using VIDAS HBe Ag."
Diagnostics (Hepatitis B) - "A Whole Blood Assay for Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Using Copalis+, a Homogeneous Technology."
Diagnostics (Residual Disease) - "Improved Immunomagnetic Method for Detection and Characterization of Cancer Cells in Blood and Bone Marrow."
Transfusion Medicine - "High Dose Thiotepa, Carboplatin, and Cyclophosphamide Followed by Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant (ASCT) is Well-Tolerated and Associated with Rapid Hematologic Reconstitutio
Blood Culture Contamination - "Reduction in Blood Culture Contamination Rate by Feedback to Phlebotomists."
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