Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . June 19th, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Occupational Risk - Long Awaited NIOSH Respirator Guidelines Announced
Drug Resistance - Dideoxy Fingerprinting Detects Rifampin Resistance
Epidemiology - Poverty More Significant Than Immigration in UK's TB Rise
Epidemiology - Tuberculosis Cases Increase in Oregon
Occupational Risk - Ethanol Fixative Reduces TB Risk to Lab Workers
Pathogenesis - Immune Response Linked to Increase in Growth Factors
Public Health/California - Clinic Facing State Funding Cutoff, Closure
Public Health/California - School Is Out and TB Warnings Are In the Mail To 200
Public Health/Georgia - Rural Town Sees Surge In TB Tests When Students Test Positive
Public Health/Massachusetts - Thirteen Newton Students Test Positive for TB
Public Health/Missouri - MDR-TB Patient's Release Causes Concerns Among Health Officials
Public Health/New York - Suffolk County Schools Vote Annual TB Test For Bus Drivers
Public Health/Texas - 230 Nursing Home Residents, Staff Tested After Employee Becomes Ill
Public Health/Texas - Officials Unable to Trace Source of Amarillo TB Cases
Diagnosis - Elevated Levels of IgG Abs - "Intrathecal Synthesis of Immunoglobulin G and Mycobacterium tuberculosis - Specific Humoral Immune Response in Tuberculous Meningitis."
Diagnostics - HIV/TB Coinfection - "Pulmonary Manifestations in HIV Patients: The Role of Chest Films, CT and HRCT."
Diagnostics - Measurement of Complexed IgG - "Characterization of Mycobacterial Antigens and Antibodies in Circulating Immune Complexes from Pulmonary Tuberculosis."
Drug Resistance - Fluoroquinolone - "Emergence of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Tuberculosis in New York City."
International/France - Epidemiology - "Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in France: Critical Analysis and Proposal."
International/France - MDR-TB - "Epidemiology of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in France (1992-1993)."
International/Switzerland - TB Prevalence - "Tuberculin Test in School Leavers in Cantons Berne, Neuchatel and Valais, 1992/1993."
Pediatrics - Pulmonary Tuberculosis - "Two Cases of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Presenting with Unilateral Pulmonary Hyperinflation in Infancy."
Therapy - Roxithromycin - "In Vitro Activity of Roxithromycin Against the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex."