Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . August 7th, 1995Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Pathogenesis - TB May Be Associated with Inadequate TNF Production
At-Risk Populations - Skin Test Plus CD4 Count Predicts TB Risk in HIV+
Directly Observed Therapy - Aggressive Campaign Removes Atlanta's Stigma as Top TB City
Directly Observed Therapy - Tennessee's TB Cases Drop By 7.1 Percent in 1994
Disease Markers - KL-6 Useful Marker for Fibroproductive Lesions
Disease Presentation - Tuberculous Prosthetic Joint Infection Reviewed
Emerging Diseases - Experts Warn of Threat Posed by Reinvigorated Diseases
Epidemiology/Indiana - Fewer Tuberculosis Cases Reported
Epidemiology/Massachusetts - Tuberculosis Rates Drop to New Low
Epidemiology/Michigan - Detroit Redevelopment Cited for TB Rise in Nearby Neighborhood
Epidemiology/Oregon - TB Rate Up 7.8 Percent in 1994
Epidemiology/Vermont - Lifestyle/Demographics Make TB Rate Nation's Lowest
Public Health/Montana - Alcoholic TB Patient Hops Bus Downtown Because He "Had to Have a Drink"
At-Risk Populations - "Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) Screening Among Job Corps Students."
Diagnostics - "Gallium Scanning in the 'New' Tuberculosis (TB)."
Diagnostics - Evaluation - "Cost Effectiveness of Bronchial Wash and Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Diagnosis of Tuberculosis."
Diagnostics - TB - "Miliary Tuberculosis (MTB): The Diagnostic Accuracy of Chest Radiography."
Epidemiology - TB - "Mantoux Testing of 7th Graders in Tel Aviv: Effects Of Prior BCG Vaccination."
Therapy - Effectiveness - "Evaluation of Hospital Stay for TB Patients Referred for Directly Observed Therapy."
Therapy - MDR-TB - "Treatment of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis."
Third World Nations - "Working in East Africa: Rewards and Frustrations."
Epidemiology - "Chromosomal DNA Fingerprinting Analysis Using the Insertion Sequence IS6110 and the Repetitive Element DR as Strain-Specific Markers for Epidemiological Study of Tuberculosis in French Polynesia."
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