Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . March 16th, 1998Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Outbreak Investigation - Super-Virulent TB Strain May Hold Key to Vaccine
Animal Models (TB) - Guinea Pig May Explain Why TB Attacks Malnourished
Case Reports - First Case of Amyloidosis Due to M. simiae Reported
Testing (TB) - Skin Test Differentiates TB from Pulmonary MAC
Disease Surveillance - PAHO Official Briefs U.S. Senate on Threat of Infectious Diseases
Industry News - Expanded Indications Approved For Dynabac Antibiotic
Influenza - EISS Reports 1998 Flu Data
Public Health - Highly Contagious Strain of Tuberculosis Identified
Respiratory Infection - Childhood Infections Diminish Lung Capacity in Adult Years
Transmission (TB) - Federal Officers Observe Breakdown at Plant Under Fire for TB Cases
Tuberculosis (Therapy) - Short-Course TB Prophylaxis Effective in HIV Infected Individuals
Disease Associations (HIV/TB) - "Intracerebellar Tuberculoma in HIV Positive Patient - Case Report."
Disease Associations - "Bacterial Pneumonias in HIV Infected Persons."
Drug Resistance (TB) - "Problem of MDR M. tuberculosis in Poland."
Epidemiology (TB) - "Tuberculosis Clusters Among the Homeless in Toronto, Canada."
Opportunistic Infections - "Paradoxical Expansion of Abdominal Tuberculous Adenitis in HIV Patients."
TB (At-Risk Populations) - "Incidence of Tuberculosis in Injection Drug Users in San Francisco: Impact of Anergy."