Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . December 8th, 1997Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Tissue Banking (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease) - CJD-Contaminated Grafts May Place Recipients at Risk for Up to 16 Years
Blood Banking (Chagas' disease) - Testing Only Donors at Risk for T. cruzi Infection May Be Ineffective
Blood Banking (Cryopreservation) - Frozen Red Cells Show Acceptable Survival with Addition of Dextran
Blood Safety - Canada Blood Scandal Inquiry Calls for Compensation
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (Conference News) - IFN-(alpha) Transfected Marrow Cells Have Antiproliferative Effect
Epidemiology (Chagas' Disease) - Rural Immigrants Affect T. cruzi Prevalence in Belize
HIV Gene Therapy (Conference News) - Collection/Transfection Of Progenitor Cells From HIV Patients Successful
Heart Disease (Clinical Trials) - Military Veterans Needed For Study Of Heart Attack And Stroke Prevention
Industry News (Licensing Agreement) - Study Reports Improved Gene Transfer Efficiency
Lyme Disease - Researchers Hot on the Trail of Lyme Disease Cure
Transfusions - Neumega Licensed by FDA To Boost Platelet Production
Transplantation - Radiation Therapy Helps Prevent Reject in Some Heart Transplant Patients
Disease Associations (HGV/HCV) - "Effect of Hepatitis G Virus (HGV) Infection in Liver Transplant Recipients (LTR) with Recurrent Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection."
Drug Resistance (Genetics) - "Antibiotic-Resistant Gene Transfer from Bleach-Treated Bacteria."
Epidemiology (HCV) - "Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Antibodies in Trinidad and Tobago."
Gene Delivery (Process) - "Reverse Flow-Through Transduction: A New Method for Gene Delivery."
Gene Transfer (Hemopoietic Cells) - "Enhanced Green Fluorescent Protein (EGFP) as Selectable Marker of Retroviral-Mediated Gene Transfer in Immature Hemopoietic Cells."
Transfusion Medicine (Leukemia) - "Transplantation of Philadelphia Chromosome-Negative Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells in Patients in Early Chronic Phase CML after Mobilization with ICE-Chemotherapy Followed by Simultaneous Administration of rhIL-
Blood Banking (Safety) - "Seroepidemiology of Trypanosoma cruzi, Etiologic Agent of Chagas' Disease, in US Blood Donors."
Blood Banking (Safety) - "Whose Blood Is Safer? The Effect of the Stage of the Epidemic on Screening for HIV."
Infection Control - "Microbiologic Evaluation of Needleless and Needle-Access Devices."
Transplantation (HGV) - "High Prevalence of Hepatitis G Viremia among Kidney Transplant Patients in Thailand."
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