Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . March 20th, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Pediatrics - Most Kids with TB in NYC Are Foreign Born
Diagnosis - Transthoracic FNA Useful in Detecting TB
Drug Resistance - Mutation in 16S rRNA Linked to Streptomycin Dependence
Emerging Diseases - The World as a Hot Zone: New and Re-Emerging Diseases
Epidemiology - Chicago Sees First Drop in TB Since 1987
Epidemiology - New Jersey Nursing Homes on Guard for TB Outbreak
Industry News - Companies Sign Memorandum of Intent on TB Vaccine
International/Asia - Strong Link Between HIV and TB Seen in Philippines
International/South America - Peruvian Study Finds Households Not Main Exposure Source
Occupational Risk - California Hospital Staff Tested after Exposure
Prisons - Tuberculosis Hits State Facility
Professional Education - Two-Day Workshop Will Highlight Advances in Genetic Diagnostics
Public Health/New Jersey - 250-300 New Jersey Students Get Mandatory TB Tests
Public Health/New York - High School Students, Staff Get Tests after Student Found with TB
Public Health/Texas - Army Calls Navy To Test 50 for TB at Texas Army Depot
Public Health/Virginia - TB in Chicken Plant Brings Fear of Food Contamination
At-Risk Populations - "Incidence of High Risk Individuals for HIV Infection Among Filipino PTB Patients."
Therapy - Drug Resistance - "Immunotherapy for Multi-Drug Resistant M. tuberculosis."
Animal Studies/Murine - Regulatory Role of TNF - "Exacerbation of Acute and Chronic Murine Tuberculosis by Administration of a Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor-Expressing Adenovirus."
Diagnosis - Yersinia Pseudotuberculosis - "Acute Tubulointerstitial Nephritis in Association with Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Infection."
Diagnostics - Strain Analysis - "Enzymatic and Antigenic Analyses of Strains of Mycobacterium bovis, M. bovis BCG, and M. tuberculosis."
Diagnostics - Tuberculous Lymphadenitis - "Tuberculous Lymphadenitis: Extended Cytomorphologic Features."
Diagnostics - Tuberculous Peritonitis - "Increased CA 125 in a Patient with Tuberculous Peritonitis: Case Report and Review of Published Works."
Diagnostics - Use of Middlebrook 7H11 Agar - "Rapid Detection of Tuberculous and Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria by Microscopic Observation of Growth on Middlebrook 7H11 Agar."
Diagnostics - Yersinia/Tuberculous Enterocolitis - "Prominent Small Bowel Ga-67 Uptake Associated with Yersinial and Tuberculous Enterocolitis."
International/Europe - Drug Resistance in Italy - "Drug Resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains Isolated from HIV Infected Italian Patients: Preliminary Report from a Multicentric Study."
International/Europe - Irish Seroprevalence - "The Relationship Between the Tuberculin Test and the Kveim Test in Sarcoidosis in Ireland."
Peptic Ulcer Disease - Relationship to TB - "Tuberculosis in Relation to a History of Peptic Ulcer Disease and Treatment of Gastric Hyperacidity."
Therapy - KRM-1648 In Vitro Activity - "In Vitro Activity of the Benzoxazinorifamycin KRM-1648 Against Drug-Susceptible and Multidrug-Resistant Tubercle Bacilli."
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