Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . October 20th, 1997Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Transmission (TB) - Highly Contagious, Fast Spreading TB Reported
Transmission (TB) - Contaminated Bronchoscopes Spread TB
Transmission (TB) - Rare Infection from Newborn Reported
Conference Coverage (ICAAC) - Hantavirus: An American Pathogen
Drug Resistance - Researchers Warn of Expected Penicillin Resistance
Drug Resistance (TB) - Resistance to Rifampin Alone On the Rise
Epidemiology (TB) - CDC Asks for Help in Tracking W Strain
Infection Control - "Z" Microorganism Can Cause Mild Form of Pneumonia
Opportunistic Infection (TB) - Mycobacterium kansasii in Cancer Patients may not Cause Disease
Polio Virus - New Vaccine Tests On the Cutting Edge of Science
TB Therapies (Compliance) - Refusal to Take Drugs Critical in Spread of TB
Testing (TB) - False-Positive TSTs May be Due to HBV Vaccinations
Disease Associations (HIV/TB) - "Predicting Mycobacterial Species in HIV Patients Presenting with Sputa Positive for Acid Fast Bacilli."
Disease Associations (HIV/TB) - "Tuberculosis-HIV/AIDS Relation in Colombia."
Emerging Pathogens - "A Novel Mycobacterium Isolated from a Man with AIDS."
Emerging Pathogens - "Emergence of Mycobacterium kansasii in Our Area."
Genetic Research (Mycobacteria) - "Expression of M. bovis P36 Gene in Mycobacterium smegmatis and the Baculovirus Insect Cells System."
Genetic Research (Mycobacteria) - "Stability and Compatibility of pJAZ38/pAL5000 in Mycobacterium smegmatis."
TB (Health Education) - "A Kenyan Community's Perception of Tuberculosis."
Tuberculous Meningitis - "Cerebrospinal Fluid Cytokines in Patients with Tuberculous Meningitis."