Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . August 10th, 1998Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Epidemiology (TB) - Without Improved Vaccine TB Epidemic Will Worsen
Pathogenesis (TB) - 29-kDa Antigen Distributed Throughout M. tuberculosis
Testing (TB) - CB18 Processing May Improve Mycobacteria Detection
Testing (TB) - PCR Can Accurately Diagnose Extrapulmonary Disease
Therapy (MAC) - Azithromycin-Based Regimen Useful for MAC-Lung Disease
Pneumonia (Prophylaxis) - Zinc Supplementation May Reduce Incidence of Pneumonia
Disease Markers - CDC Data Point to Lethal Combination of TB and HIV
Diagnoses (Asthma) - "Changes in Hospital Discharge Diagnoses Attributable to Asthma, US, 1979-1994."
Opportunistic Infections - "Fever of Unknown Origin and Granulomatous Hepatitis in HIV-1 Infected Patients."
Community-Acquired Pneumonia - "Pharmacoeconomic Evaluation of Alternative Antibiotic Regimens in Hospitalized Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia."
Intestinal Tuberculosis - "Intestinal Tuberculosis: Return of an Old Disease."
Pathogenesis (TB/HIV Coinfection) - "Mycobacterium tuberculosis Mannose-Capped Lipoarabinomannan Can Induce NF-kappa B-Dependent Activation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus type 1 Long Terminal Repeat in T Cells."
Tuberculosis (Drug Resistance) - "Recombinant Expression and Characterization of the Major beta-Lactamase of Mycobacterium tuberculosis."
Tuberculosis (Genomics) - "Deciphering the Biology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis From the Complete Genome Sequence."
Tuberculosis (Obstetrics) - "Pregnancy and Tuberculosis: Influence of Treatment on Perinatal Outcome."
Tuberculosis (Therapy) - "Inhibition of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis beta-Ketoacyl ACP Synthase by Isoniazid."
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