Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . July 21st, 1997Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Conference Coverage (SPIRAT/NCDDG-HIV) - Cord-Blood Studies Prepare for Gene Therapy, Stem-Cell Replacement
Transmission (HCV) - Infection Associated with Percutaneous Exposure during Home Factor VIII Infusion
Clinical Trials - Spartaject Busulfan Human Trial Initiation Announced in London
Colorectal Cancer (Screening) - Fecal Occult Blood Test Is Specific for Human Hemoglobin
Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease - New CJD Strain Evolved BSE-like Pathology
Diagnostics (TB) - PCR RNA Enzyme Immunoassay May Detect Mycobacteria
Etiology (HCV) - Whole Blood Better Than Plasma for Identifying Antibody-Negative HCV
Hepatitis C Virus - ELISA Screening Over-Estimates Infection
Occupational Risk (HCV) - Protocol Needed for Postexposure Follow-up for Healthcare Workers
Occupational Risk (HIV/TB) - Healthcare Worker Infected with Nosocomially Acquired HIV and MDR-TB
Transfusion - Human Blood To Be "Grown" in Farm Animals
Transmission (HGV) - Mother-to-Infant Hepatitis G Infection Occurs at Birth
Transplantation - Cord Blood Stem Cells from Unrelated Donors Merit More Consideration
Vector Development - Three National Gene Vector Laboratories Established
Xenotransplantation - British Doctors Favor Animal-To-Human Transplants
Hematology - "Retroviral Gene Transduction of Adult Peripheral Blood or Marrow-Derived CD34+ Cells for Six Hours Without Growth Factors or on Autologous Stroma Does Not Improve Marking Efficiency Assessed in vivo
Transfusion - "Legal and Ethical Considerations in Blood Transfusion."
Transfusion (Reinfusion Techniques) - "Hemodilution with Other Blood Reinfusion Techniques in Total Hip Arthroplasty."
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