Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . April 27th, 1998Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Diagnostics (Lyme Disease) - Recombinant OspC Used in an ELISA Enables Early Diagnosis
Genetics (Factor V) - Novel Mutation Site May Affect Hemostasis
Genetics (Factor XII) - Nucleotide Polymorphism Leads to Reduced Plasma Factor Levels
Epidemiology - HEV Prevalence Data May Not be Accurate
Blood Donation - Indian Blood Trade Thrives Despite Ban
Brazil, Public Health - New Role for the Brazilian Military
Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease - Eating Raw Meat and Brains Increases CJD Risk
Hypertension - Testosterone Linked to High Blood Pressure in Older Men
Infection Control - Safety Needle Launch Expected for End of 1998
Pathogenesis - New Blood Test May Help Cancer Detection
Transmission (HCV) - Hepatitis C May Not Be Transmitted Though Semen
Transplantation (Bone Marrow) - Dendritic Cells from Multiple Myeloma Patients Do Not Harbor KSHV
Occupational Risk (HCV) - "Exposures to Bloodborne Pathogens among Health Care Workers (HCWs)."
Disease Associations - "Antibody to Chlamydia pneumoniae, Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1, Cytomegalovirus and Incident Myocardial Infarction and Coronary Heart Disease Death: The Cardiovascular Health Study. DOUBL
Hematological Gene Therapy - "Hematopoietic Stem Cell Gene Therapy."
Hematological Gene Therapy - "Quantitative Evaluation of Parameters Limiting to Transduction and Stable Expression of Genes Introduced Into Pure Populations of Long-Term Reconstituting Hematopoietic Stem Cells."
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease - "Vaccination With an Attenuated Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Strain Prevents Expression of a Virulent Agent."
Dengue Virus (Immunology) - "Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha Levels in Plasma and Whole-blood Culture in Dengue-infected Patients: Relationship Between Virus Detection and Pre-existing Specific Antibodies."
Diagnostics (HEV) - "Evaluation of Assays for Antibody to Hepatitis E Virus by a Serum Panel."
Eye Banking - "Serologic Testing of Cornea Donors."
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