Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . April 10th, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Drug Resistance - Single-Tube Heminested PCR Detects Rifampin Resistance
Drug Resistance - Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus the Greatest Threat
Epidemiology - Atlanta Georgia TB Cases Down By 20 Percent
Opportunistic Infections - Study Finds 15 Percent of TB Cases Also Have AIDS
Public Health/Florida - SW Counties TB Effort Enhanced with New DOT Funding
Public Health/Illinois - Suburban Chicago Children Found With TB
Public Health/Iowa - Cedar Rapids Adopts Policy for At-Risk Employes
Public Health/Massachusetts - Homeless, Healthcare Advocates Criticize Funding Cuts
Public Health/Virginia - TB In Former Nursing Home Residents Prompts Testing
Transmission - Up to Five TB Conversions Found in NY Coroners Office
Drug Resistance - "Identification of Specific Mutations Responsible for Rifampin and Rifabutin Resistance in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Using a Mutagenesis and Expression System of the Cloned M. Tuberculosis BEG
Immunology - Mycobacteria Genetics - "Gene Replacement in Mycobacteria."
Immunology - TB - "Human Humoral Responses to M. tuberculosis."
Opportunistic Infections - TB - "Pott's Disease of the Cranio-Vertebral Junction in an AIDS Patient."
Crystallography - Mycobacterium tuberculosis - "X-Ray Structure Analysis of the Iron-Dependent Superoxide Dismutase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis at 2.0 Angstroms Resolution Reveals Novel Dimer-Dimer Interactions."
Diagnosis - Candidate Skin Test Reagent - "Guinea Pig Cellular Immune Responses to Proteins Secreted by Mycobacterium tuberculosis."
Diagnostics - Specie Typing - "Specific and Fast Typing of Clinical Isolates of Mycobacterium by PCR and Restriction Enzyme Analysis."
Drug Resistance - Susceptibility Testing - "Mutation Position and Type of Substitution in the Beta-Subunit of the RNA Polymerase Influence In-Vitro Activity of Rifamycins in Rifampicin-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis."
International/Hong Kong - Cutaneous Tuberculosis - "Cutaneous Tuberculosis in Hong Kong: A 10-Year Retrospective Study."
International/Uganda - HIV/TB Coinfection - "Preventive Chemotherapy for HIV-Associated Tuberculosis in Uganda: An Operational Assessment at a Voluntary Counselling and Testing Centre."
Pulmonary - Total Hip Arthroplasty Complication - "Pulmonary Tuberculosis as a Source of Infection After Total Hip Arthroplasty - A Report of 2 Cases."
Spinal TB - Imaging Features - "Tuberculosis of the Spine: Imaging Features."
TB/Vaccine - Guinea Pig Animal Study - "Protective Immunity Against Tuberculosis Induced by Vaccination with Major Extracellular Proteins of Mycobacterium tuberculosis."
Therapy - Fulminant Hepatic Failure - "Anti-Tuberculous Therapy and Acute Liver Failure."