Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . May 12th, 1997Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Occupational Risk (TB) - BCG Better for Protecting Healthcare Workers
Coinfection (TB/HIV) - Pulmonary TB Appears to Enhance HIV Replication
Cytokinesis (TB) - Cytokines Involved in Host Response to TB
Cytokinesis (TB) - Increased CD8+, IL-12, IFN-Gamma Seen in Pulmonary TB
Diagnostics (Tuberculosis) - Paucibacillary TB Can be Identified with PCR
Disseminated Tuberculosis - Disseminated TB Without Miliary Pattern Has Poor Survival
Heart Disease - Coronary Artery Disease Causes Most Deaths
Influenza - Oral Drug GS 4104 Human Testing Initiated
Influenza Vaccine - New Nasal Flu Vaccine Shows Promise In Latest Tests
International (Ethiopia) - Healthcare Situation Dismal, Says Government Official
International (Nigeria) - Nigeria Undertakes Anti-Tuberculosis Campaign
International (Zimbabwe) - Health Official Emphasizes Increase in Malaria, AIDS, and TB Incidence
Meningitis - CDC/WHO Working to Detect and Vaccinate in Africa
Meningitis - WHO Reports 1997 Meningitis Incidence in West Africa
Pediatrics - National Infant Immunization Week
Radiology (Tuberculosis) - Laryngeal TB and Carcinoma Characterized
At-Risk Populations (TB) - "TB Outreach to Male Sex Workers In Baltimore, Maryland: PPD Findings and Perceptions."
Disease Associations (HIV/Mycobacteria) - "HIV Infected Human Monocytes may be Defective in Presentation of Whole Mycobacteria, but not its Peptide Epitopes to Antigen Specific T Cells."
Endobronchial Tuberculosis - "50 Endobronchial Tuberculosis Cases Based on Bronchoscopic Diagnosis."
Silicosis - "Silicosis in the 1990s."
TB/HIV Coinfection - "The Spread of AIDS and the Re-Emergence of Tuberculosis in Catalonia, Spain."
Transmission (TB) - "Study on Contagion in 3,071 Familiar Contacts of Patients with Tuberculosis."