Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . March 27th, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Directly-Observed Treatment - WHO Proposes the Only Hope for TB
Therapy/Drug Resistance - katG Missense Mutations Linked to Isoniazid Resistance
Disease Presentation - Surgery Minimizes Neurological Problems in Spinal TB
Disease Presentation - TB Arthritis Common in Areas with Endemic TB
International/Asia - Decline in TB Seen in Rural South India
Occupational Risk - Regulations Will Not Prevent Healthcare Job Injuries
Occupational Risk - West Virginia Sheriff Refuses to Transport Man With Advanced TB
Public Health/California - Two California School Districts Require Kindergarten TB Tests
Public Health/Florida - Expert Says Non-Infectious Tuberculosis on Rise
Public Health/Illinois - Drop-In Center, Clinic Help Suburban Chicago Students Respond Calmly to TB
Public Health/Kentucky - CDC Panel Urges State to Increase Directly Observed Therapy
Public Health/Kentucky - Students and Faculty Receive Tests
Public Health/Missouri - Former Student with TB Prompts Testing
Public Health/New York - Outreach Workers 'Real Heroes' in Tuberculosis Decline
Biomedical Research - Vectors - "Conditional Vectors for Use in Mycobacteria."
Biomedical Research - Vectors - "Construction of Plasmid Vectors to Produce Antisense RNA in Mycobacteria."
Biomedical Research - Vectors - "Expression of Heterologous Genes in Novel Mycobacterial Vectors."
Immunology - Mycobacterial Diseases - "Immunopotentiating Effects of Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) in Mycobacterial Diseases."
Pathogenesis - Mycobacteria - "Mycobacterial Transcription Apparatus."
Pathology - TB - "The Stationary Phase of M. tuberculosis."
Diagnosis - Abdominal Tuberculosis - "Abdominal Tuberculosis in Taiwan: A Report from Veterans' General Hospital, Taipei."
Diagnostics - Drug Resistant Mutations - "Rapid Mycobacterium Species Assignment and Unambiguous Identification of Mutations Associated with Antimicrobial Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis by Automated DNA Sequencing. DOUBLEQUOT
Diagnostics - Intracellular Ag-Ab Reaction - "Localization of Intracellular Monoclonal Antibody Specific for Mycobacteria in Experimentally Induced Pulmonary Tuberculous Lesion."
Diagnostics - Recombinant MPB64 and DTH - "Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity to a Recombinant Mycobacterial Antigen, MPB64, in Guinea Pigs Sensitized to Mycobacterium tuberculosis or Mycobacterium bovis BCG. DOU
Epidemiology - Community Infection Ratio - "Community Infection Ratio as an Indicator for Tuberculosis Control."
Epidemiology - Tuberculosis in Young Children - "Tuberculosis in Children Younger than Five Years Old: New York City."
Immunology - Dysregulation of T Cells - "Dysregulation of Homeostasis of Blood T-Lymphocyte Subpopulations Persists Chronic Multibacillary Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients Refractory to Treatment."
Immunology - Interleukin-8 Release - "Enhanced Interleukin-8 Release and Gene Expression in Macrophages after Exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Its Components."
Infection Control - TB in a Church Setting - "Outbreak of Tuberculosis in a Church."
Insurance - Affect on Primary Care Services - "Clients Without Health Insurance at Publicly Funded HIV Counseling and Testing Sites - Implications for Early Intervention."
International/Asia - TB in Nepal - "Feasibility Study of a District Tuberculosis Control Programme with an 8-Month Short-Course Chemotherapy Regimen Utilizing the Integrated Health Service Network under Field Conditions in Nepal."
Tuberculous Spondylitis - "Tuberculous Spondylitis a Forgotten Differential Diagnosis of Backache."
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