Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . April 3rd, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Diagnostics - Rapid Method for Identifying M. bovis BCG Found
Epidemiology - TB Cases Rise with AIDS
Epidemiology - Washington Area TB Cases Still Above National Average
International/Asia - Integrated TB Control Program Feasible in Remote Areas
Invasive Amebiasis - rLC3 Protein Vaccine Useful Against E. histolytica
Public Health/California - 1994 TB Cases Drop 14 Percent in California's Orange County
Public Health/California - Officials Seeking Man Who Skipped Out on TB Treatment
Public Health/California - Two Counties Adopt Policy to Test Kindergartners
Public Health/Kentucky - Panel Makes Recommendations To Combat TB
Public Health/Maine - A Trail of Positives Follows Maine Student With Active TB
Public Health/Texas - Official Blames "Over-Confidence" For TB Resurgence
TB Survivors - Rhode Island Woman's Book Recounts Her TB Recovery
Vaccine Design - Major Extracellular Proteins Candidates for M. tb Vaccine
Biomedical Research - Vectors - "Determination of the Origin of Replication of Plasmid pLR7 from Mycobacterium avium LR113."
Drug Development - Vaccines - "Recombinant BCG Reporter Strains for Rapid Assessment of Anti-Mycobacterial Activity In Vivo."
Pathogenesis - Gene Replacement - "Allelic Exchange in M. smegmatis and M. bovis BCG."
Pathogenesis - Genetic Mutations - "Effect of inhA and katG on Isoniazid Resistance and Virulence of Mycobacterium bovis."
Pathogenesis - Mycobacteria - "Mycotin: A Lectin Involved in the Adherence of Mycobacteria to Macrophages."
Pathogenesis - TB - "IS6110 Chromosomal Insertions and the Evolution of M. tuberculosis."
Diagnostics - DNA Amplification - "Inactivation of Polymerase Inhibitors for Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA Amplification in Sputum by using Capture Resin."
Diagnostics - Rapid Detection in Spinal Fluid - "Rapid Diagnosis of Tuberculous Meningitis by Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay of Cerebrospinal Fluid."
Diagnostics - Rifampin Resistance - "Direct Genotypic Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rifampin Resistance in Clinical Specimens by using Single-Tube Heminested PCR."
Immunology - Influence of Alcohol - "Alcohol, Tumor Necrosis Factor, and Tuberculosis."
International/Scotland - Contact Procedure Outcome - "The Outcome of Contact Procedures for Tuberculosis in Edinburgh, Scotland 1982-1991."
International/Spain - MDR-TB in a Penitentiary - "Resistant Tuberculosis in a Penitentiary Population from 1991-1993."
International/Spain - Seroprevalence - Evolution, Localizations, Influence of HIV Infection and Sensitivity of the Bacilloscopy."
International/Zambia - TB/HIV Coinfection - "The Impact of Human Immunodeficiency Virus on Response to Treatment and Recurrence Rate in Patients Treated for Tuberculosis: Two-Year Follow-Up of a Cohort in Lusaka, Zambia."
Pediatrics - Spinal TB - "Atypical Spinal Tuberculosis in Children."
Risk Factors - Diet Association with TB - "Vegetarian Diet as a Risk Factor for Tuberculosis in Immigrant South London Asians."