Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . July 3rd, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Infection Control - TB Patient Becomes Superinfectious At Autopsy
Clinical Trials - Interleukin-12 Cancer Trial Halted After Patient Dies
Diagnosis - Pneumothorax Rare But Deadly TB Complication
Diagnostics - PCR-Based Technology Reduces Confirmation Time
Epidemiology - Study of Tuberculosis on Global Scale Becoming Reality
Pathogenesis - TB May Exacerbate Immune Dysfunction in HIV+
Prisons/Michigan - Officials Responding to Suspected TB in Inmate at Men's Facility
Public Health/Arizona - Yuma Officials Say Outreach Results in More Cases, Earlier Care
Public Health/California - Budget Cuts Would Close Six Clinics in the San Fernando Valley
Public Health/Indiana - County Hires Security Guards To Quarantine TB Patient
Public Health/Massachusetts - Newton Parents Alarmed About Student With Confirmed TB
Public Health/New York - Third TB Case in 1995 Prompts Tests for 700 in Albany Schools
Public Health/Pennsylvania - School Worker TB Test May Be A False Alarm, Officials Report
Public Health/Virginia - Additional Positive Results in High School Reported
Diagnostics - "Providing for Improved Serodiagnosis of Tuberculosis."
Diagnostics - Evaluation - "Molecular Epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: A Comparison of RFLP and PFGE."
Pharmacokinetics - "Procedure for Detection of INH in Body Fluids Using FPEC-GLC or CIGCMS."
BCG Vaccine - Variable Efficacy - "Tuberculosis and Cancer: Parallels in Host Responses and Therapeutic Approaches?"
Biochemistry - Iron Association in Disease - "Iron Acquisition by Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Isolation and Characterization of a Family of Iron-Binding Exochelins."
Diagnosis - Mycobacterium avium/tuberculosis - "CT Features of Pulmonary Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection."
Diagnosis - Tuberculous Mediastinitis - "CT and MR Findings in Tuberculous Mediastinitis."
Diagnosis - Tuberculous Sacroiliitis - "Chronic Sciatica Caused by Tuberculous Sacroiliitis: A Case Report."
Diagnostics - Primary BACTEC 12B Cultures - "Selective Utilization of DNA Probes for Identification of Mycobacterium Species on the Basis of Cord Formation in Primary BACTEC 12B Cultures."
Diagnostics - Q-Beta Replicase Assay - "Q-Beta Replicase-Amplified Assay for Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Directly from Clinical Specimens."
Diagnostics - Reducing Potential Exposure - "Ethanol Fixation of Sputum Sediments for DNA-Based Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis."
Immunology - Human Resistance - "Specificity of T Cells in Human Resistance to Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection."
Immunology - Inducing Macrophage Activation - "Inositol Phosphate Capping of the Nonreducing Termini of Lipoarabinomannan from Rapidly Growing Strains of Mycobacterium."
Obstetrics - TB Testing and HIV Infection - "Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection in Pregnant and Nonpregnant Women Infected with HIV in the Women and Infants Transmission Study."
TB/HIV - Nonimmune Risk Factor in Acquired TB - "Surfactant Protein A Promotes Attachment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to Alveolar Macrophages during Infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus."