Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . September 30th, 1996Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Prevention - TB Officials Meet to Discuss Future Control Efforts
Alternative Medicines - Weight Loss Agent Leads to M. abscessus Infection
Alternative Therapies - Traditional Healers May Provide Clues to Tuberculosis Cure
Bacteriology - M. tb Isoleucyl-tRNA Synthetase Cloned
Diagnostics (TB) - PCR Critical in the Early Detection of TB Meningitis
Drug Development - Potential Anti-Tuberculosis Compound Reported
Epidemiology (TB) - TB On Rise in Russian Federation
TB Vaccines - DNA Vaccination for Tuberculosis Appears Feasible
Diagnostics (Drug Resistance) - "Rapid Detection of Rifampin Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis by a RNA/RNA Mismatch Assay."
Drug Development (Antimicrobial) - "Mechanism of Action of PA-824, a New Nitroimidazopyran with Activity Against Mycobacterium tuberculosis."
Infection Control (TB) - "Tuberculosis Infection Control Policies and Procedures at Hospitals Caring for Children."
Pharmacokinetics (Antimicrobials) - "Rapid Assessment of In Vivo Activity of Nitroimidazopyran (NAP) Compounds Against Mycobacterium tuberculosis Using a Reporter Strain Strategy."
Pulmonary Tuberculosis - "Massive Hemoptysis Due to Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Control with Bronchial Artery Embolization."
TB/HIV Coinfection - "Splenic Abscesses and Abdominal Tuberculosis in Patients with AIDS."