Persistent HIV antigenaemia and decline of HIV core antibodies associated with transition to AIDS
- How safe is the blood supply? Donaldson Jr., Robert M.; Berkowitz, Henry D. // Cortlandt Forum;5/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p76
Answers a question from Shewak R. Lund of Granada Hills, California on the safety of blood transfusions. Development of HIV antibodies six months after exposure.
- THEN HAVE AN ANONYMOUS, FREE AIDS TEST. SerVaas, Cory // Saturday Evening Post;Sep87, Vol. 259 Issue 6, p56
The article focuses on the importance of free AIDS test and also cites a few cases where people got AIDS after infected blood transfusion. According to a case of Amy Sloan of Lafayette, Indiana, who had ulcerative colitis and during treatment in 1982, she received three units of blood that had...
- AIDS virus antibody in polytransfused dialysis patients vaccinated against hepatitis B. Desmyter, Jan; Reynders, Martin; Goubau, Patrick // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);8/30/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6546, p537
Examines the AIDS virus antibody in polytransfused dialysis patients vaccinated against hepatitis B in Belgium. Application of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the investigation; Measurement of the spread of AIDS virus; Safe of blood for transfusion.
- The Donation and Sale of Blood by Intravenous Drug Users. Chitwood, Dale D.; Page, J. Bryan; Comerford, Mary; Inciardi, James A.; mcCoy, Clyde B.; Trapido, Edward; Lai, Shenghan // American Journal of Public Health;May91, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p631
In spite of efforts to dissuade intravenous drug users (IVDUs) from donating or selling blood, some continue to do so. As part of a longitudinal study, 915 IVDUs in South Florida were interviewed concerning their history of donation or sale of blood and tested for antibodies to HIV-1 and...
- Silent Sequences and the Safety of Blood Transfusions. Zuck, Thomas F. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun88, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p895
Deals with the concern of physicians and their patients on the safety of blood transfusions following the emergence of AIDS. Development of methods for protecting patients and blood donors from AIDS; Findings of a study which examined the detection of AIDS infection in blood banks; Conclusions.
- Seroepidemiology of HTLV-III antibodies in a remote population of eastern Zaire. Biggar, Robert J.; Melbye, Mads; Kestens, Luc; De Feyter, Marc; Saxinger, Carl; Bodner, Anne J.; Paluko, L.; Blattner, William A.; Gigase, Paul L. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/16/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6471, p808
Focuses on the occurrence of seroepidemiology of human T cell lymphotropic virus-III in Zaire. Causes of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; Consideration on the prevalence of antibody; History of infection.
- THE REAL CONTEXT OF 'THE RIGHT TO DISCRIMINATE'. Giteck, Lenny // Advocate;7/22/86, Issue 451, p5
Explores the context of the article 'The Right to Discriminate,' published in the periodical 'Reactions' on the issues of discrimination and AIDS. Retention of the right to decide whether to receive blood transfusions from gay or normal straight people; Kiss between actors Rock Hudson and Linda...
- Blood transfusions and AIDS. // Newsweek;8/25/1986, Vol. 108 Issue 8, p55
A nationwide effort, called the Look Back Program is making an effort to track down people who received transfusions from donors who later tested positive for antibodies to the AIDS virus. Begun earlier this summer, the program is expected to eventually reach about 4,000 Americans who may have...
- Japan proposes settlement for tainted blood. Guest, Robert // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/21/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7012, p1044
Reports on a proposal to compromise a case brought by hemophiliacs against the Japanese government and pharmaceutical companies. Contraction of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) virus through contaminated blood transfusion supplies; Alleg ation that Japanese government failed to test...