Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . May 11th, 1998Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Blood Banking (Zimbabwe) - Further Donor Exclusion Reduces HIV Transmission Risk
Bone Marrow Transplantation - Multiple RBC Alloantibodies Cause Severe Hemolytic Anemia
Cytomegalovirus - Mixed Peripheral Blood Leukocytes Are Acceptable for Use in PCR
Hematopoiesis - Stem Cells Are Excessive in Most Healthy People
Hematopoiesis - Stem Cells Mediate Engraftment
Kaposi's Sarcoma - Viral-Driven Cell Line Established from Human Blood
Immunosuppressants - Newly Identified Peptide May Result in Drug With Fewer Side Effects
RNA Technology - New Gene Therapy Technique May Help Those with Blood Disease
Blood Banking - U.S. Supreme Court Denies Blood Bank License Appeal
Bone Marrow Transplantation - Stem Cell Technology Granted U.S. Patent
Hepatitis C - Canada Liberals Seen Winning Key Vote
Indonesia, Public Health - Dengue Epidemic Adds to Economic Burden
Infection Control - EU Steps Up Controls on Blood Donations and Diseases
Legal Issues - European Court Slams French Delay on AIDS Patients
Needle Exchange Programs (Government) - House Blocks Needle Exchanges for AIDS Prevention
Product Development (IVIG) - U.S. Probes Shortage of Plasma-Derived Drug
Transmission (Prevention) - Sliding Sheath Technology To Prevent Needle Stick Injury Introduced
Blood Safety - "Screening for Bacteria in Platelet Concentrates."
Diagnostics (HIV-1) - "HIV-1 Group M Subtypes A-H and Group O Quantitation by the Gen-Probe Viral Load Assay."
Platelet Transfusions - "Platelet Support for Orthoptic Liver Transplantation."
Transfusion Medicine - "Clinical Use of FFP: Results of a Retrospective Process and Outcome Audit."
Transfusion Medicine - "Fatal Clostridium perfringens Sepsis From a Pooled Platelet Transfusion."
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