TM Publications 1981 - 1985


  1. J.A.J. Barbara. 1981. Blood Donors and HBV. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on viral Hepatitis. March 30th-April 2nd 1981, New York. p201
  2. M. Briggs, R.S. Tedder, C.H. Cameron, et al. 1982. Response to Hepatitis B Vaccine (H-B-VAX) in a Small Group of Health Care Workers. International Hepatitis Workshop, Edinburgh. pp 171-172
  3. D.R. Howell and J.A.J. Barbara. 1983. How Many People Become Carriers After Infection with HBV. Vox Sang. 44, 121-122
  4. D.R. Howell and J.A.J. Barbara. 1984. Evacuated Blood Collection Tubes: A Cautionary Note. Med. Lab. Sci. 41, 86
  5. William L. Bayer, Gary E. Tegtmeier, and John A.J. Barbara. 1984. The Significance of Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis, Cytomegalovirus and the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Transfusion Practice. Clinics in Haematology, 13, 253-269
  6. J.A.J. Barbara and D.R. Howell. 1984. Evacuated Blood Collection Tubes. Med. Lab. Sci. 41, 307-308
  7. J.A.J. Barbara, D.R. Howell, M. Contreras. 1984. Indications for Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin for Neonates of HBsAg Carrier Mothers. British Medical Journal, 289, 880
  8. J.A.J. Barbara. 1985. Hepatitis B Core Antibody. BBTS, Oxford. September 1985. (Abstract).

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Transfusion Microbiology

  1. C.H. Cameron, B.S. Combridge, D.R. Howell, et al. 1980. A Sensitive Immunoradiometric Assay for the Detection of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen. J. Virol. Meth. 1, 311-323
  2. J.A.J. Barbara. Use of Microtitre-Based Microbiological Screen Tests in a Blood Transfusion Centre. IMLS Triennial Conference, September 1980, Bath. (Abstract).
  3. Maria Hejjas, Rajas Salker and J.A.J. Barbara. 1980. Screening Blood Donors for High Titre Antibody to Herpes Varicella-Zoster. Vox. Sang. 39, 335-338
  4. J.A.J. Barbara, R. Salker, F. Lalji, et al. 1980. An Economical, Simplified Haemagglutination Test for Mass Syphilis Screening. J. Clin. Pathol. 33, 1216-1218
  5. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Briggs. 1980. A Chain of Infection with Hepatitis B Virus. Communicable Disease Report 80/43 p4
  6. V. Mijovic, H. Patapiou and J.A.J. Barbara. 1982. ALT and AST Estimations in Blood Donors. International Hepatitis Workshop, Edinburgh. pp 101-106. (N.B. also filed under Biochemistry)
  7. J.A.J. Barbara, Swaran Chandi and C.H. Cameron. 1982. A Comparison of RIA and CEP for HBsAg Subtyping. Biotest Bull. 3, 208-211
  8. J.A.J. Barbara, D.R. Howell, M. Briggs, et al. 1982. Post-Transfusion Hepatitis A. Lancet i. 738
  9. J.A.J. Barbara, D.R. Howell and P.Z. Mochnaty. 1982. HBsAg Detection Rates in the Blood Donor Population; RIA and RPHA compared by Parallel Screening. International Hepatitis Workshop Edinburgh. pp.123-125
  10. J.A.J. Barbara and C.H. Cameron. 1982. The Modified LKB-1290 Sample Processor as Part of a System for Streamlining Microbiology Testing in Transfusion Centres. International Hepatitis Workshop Edinburgh. pp.239-243
  11. J.A.J. Barbara, R. Salker, F. Lalji, et al. 1982. TPHA Compared with Cardiolipin Tests for Serological Detection of Early Primary Syphilis. J. Clin. Path. 35, 1394-1395
  12. B.S. Combridge, J.A.J. Barbara and C.H. Cameron. 1983. THS BPL RIA for the Detection of Hepatitis-B Surface Antigen. Memo-H 2051. Hepatitis Memoranda. July 1983. p109
  13. J.A.J. Barbara, 1983. Acute Hepatitis B Infections in Blood Donors. Communicable Disease Report. 83/10. p4
  14. J.A.J. Barbara. 1983. Microbial Screen Tests (other than Hepatitis B) in Transfusion Centres (or: Streamlined Mass Screening in Transfusion Microbiology). Synopsis of Papers 17th IMLS Triennial Conference. 3-10th September. Abstract no 156
  15. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Contreras and M. Briggs. 1983. A Donor Implicated in Two cases of Post-Transfusion Non-A Non-B Hepatitis. Vox Sang. 45, 87-88
  16. J.A.J. Barbara. 1983. Microbiology in Blood Transfusion. John Wright, Bristol
  17. J.A.J. Barbara and T.D. Davies. 1983. AIDS and the Transfusion Service. Brit. Bld. Trans. Soc. Newsletter No. 2. pp1-2
  18. J.A.J. Barbara and R.S. Tedder. 1983. Inadequacy of Anti-HBC Testing as a Replacement for HBsAg Screening. BBTS, Cambridge. December 1983 (abstract)
  19. J.A.J. Barbara, D.R. Howell and R.S. Tedder. 1983. Boosting Anti-HBS Donors to Increase the Supply of HBIg. BBTS, Cambridge. December 1983 (abstract)
  20. V. Mijovic and J.A.J. Barbara. 1983. Production of Plasma with a High Titre of Rubella Antibody from Selected Donors. BBTS, Cambridge. December 1983 (abstract)
  21. J.A.J. Barbara, R.S. Tedder, M. Briggs. 1984. Anti-HBc Testing alone not a Reliable Blood Donor Screen. Lancet i, 346
  22. J.A.J. Barbara. The Future of Microbiology in the Blood Transfusion Service. Blood Group Serology 1984, Durham. p26 (Abstract)
  23. M. Contreras and J.A.J. Barbara. 1984. HBsAg in Blood Donors. Transfusion, 24, 276-277
  24. M. Contreras. 1984. Necessary Tests on Blood Donations to Detect Infectious Agents. Vox Sang. 46. suppl. 1, 83-88
  25. J.A.J. Barbara and R.S. Tedder. 1984. Viral Infections Transmitted by Blood and its Products. Clinics in Haematology, 13, 693-707
  26. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1984. Anti-HBs Prevalence in Donors. Transfusion Microbiology Newsletter No. 5. p9
  27. D.R. Howell. 1984. An Alternative Method for Calculating the "Cut-off" for HBsAg RIA. Transfusion Microbiology Newsletter No. 5. pp18-19
  28. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1984. A Pilot Study of Hepatitis B Viral Markers in Volunteer Blood Donors in Kenya, East Africa. Vox Sang. 47, 100
  29. J.A.J. Barbara. 1984. The Microtitre Format and Some of its Advantages for Transfusion Microbiology. Diamed Diary Issue 1. March. pp1-2
  30. Alison I. Brownell and J.A.J. Barbara. 1985. Infection and Blood Transfusion. Brit. J. Hosp. Med. 34, 5-6
  31. B.S. Combridge and J.A.J. Barbara. 1985. Effect of Screening Serum Donations for HBsAg by Immunoradiometric Assay at English Regional Transfusion Centres. Hepatitis Memoranda, April. Memo-H. 2220. pp68-70
  32. M. deSilva, R. Salker, F. Lalji, et al. 1985. The Provision of Platelets from CMV-Antibody-Negative Donors. BBTS, Oxford September 1985. (Abstract)
  33. J.A.J. Barbara, D. Taylor, H. Moulsdale, et al. 1985. An Economical and Rapid Modification of a Commercial HA Test for Anti-HBc. BBTS, Oxford. September 1985. (Abstract)
  34.  J.A.J. Barbara, P.Z. Mochnaty and C. McDonald. 1985. Hepatitis B in Blood Donors Following AIDS Publicity. BBTS, Oxford. September 1985. (Abstract)
  35. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Simmons and K. Wightman. 1985. Semi Automated Sampling in Transfusion Microbiology. BBTS, Oxford. September 1985. (Abstract)
  36. J.A.J. Barbara, J. Desmyter, Bridged Ferns, et al. 1985. Competitive Anti-HTLV III/LAV for use in Blood Donor Screening and in African Studies. African AIDS Symposium. Brussels, November 1985
  37. P. Hewitt, J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1985. AIDS Antibody Testing and Counselling. Brit. Med. J. 291, 1647
  38. J.A.J. Barbara and R.S. Tedder. 1985. Blood Donors Positive for HBsAg and Negative for Anti-HBc Antibody. Vox Sang. 49, 423
  39. J.A.J. Barbara. 1985. Delayed AIDS Testing. New Scientist Letters 29 August 1985, p57
  40. 40. M. Contreras, P. Hewitt, J.A.J. Barbara, et al. 1985. Blood Donors at High Risk of Transmitting the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Brit. Med. J. 290, 749-750
  41. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1985. The Gay Blood Donor. Transfusion Microbiology Newsletter. No.6. May 1985. pp10-13
  42. M. Contreras and J.A.J. Barbara. 1985. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Blood Transfusion. J. Hosp. Infect. 6, 27-34
  43. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1985. Mortality of HBsAg Positive Blood Donors. Lancet i. 641
  44.  F.A. Ala, A.K. Collins, M. Contreras, et al. 1985. HTLVIII Antibody Screening of Blood Bank Donors. Lancet i. 641

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  1. J.A.J. Barbara, R. Salker, F. Lalji, et al. 1983. Economical, Rapid and Sensitive Modifications of Commercial Anti-Microbial HA Tests. BBTS, Cambridge. December 1983 (abstract).

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Surveillance and Epidemiology


  1. Mairin Clark, Jane Stitt, Valerie Seagroatt, et al. 1980. Proportion (%) of New Student Entrants Without Antibody to Rubella According to Year of Entry to Nottingham University. Lancet i. 537-538
  2. R.S. Tedder, C.H. Cameron, J.A.J. Barbara, et al. 1980. Viral Hepatitis Markers in Blood Donors with History of Jaundice. Lancet i. 595-596.
  3. R.S. Tedder, C.H. Cameron, Ruth Wilson-Croome, et al. 1980. Contrasting Patterns and Frequency of Antibodies to the Surface, Core and e Antigens of Hepatitis B Virus in Blood Donors and in Homosexual Patients. J. Med. Virol. 6, 323-332
  4. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Briggs. 1981. Follow up of HBsAg Positive Donors to Determine the Proportion Undergoing Acute Infections. Transfusion. 21. 606-607 (Abstract)
  5. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Briggs. 1981. Evidence of Non-A, Non-B Post Transfusion Hepatitis in North London. Hepatitis Winter Workshop Study. 6-8th January.
  6. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Briggs. 1981. Blood Donors with Acute Hepatitis B. Hepatitis Winter Workshop. 6-8th January. Stirling. [Also Med Sci Lab (1981) 38.]
  7. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Briggs. 1981. Hepatitis of the Non-A, Non-B type Following Blood Transfusions in The North London Region. Med. Lab. Sci. 38, 423-426.
  8. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Briggs. 1982. Post-Transfusion Hepatitis in North London in 1981; A review, Including a Case of Hepatitis A. Hepatitis Workshop, Edinburgh. pp.31-35.
  9. R. Tedder, M. Briggs and D.R. Howell. 1982. UK Prevalence of Delta Infection. Lancet ii. 764-765.
  10. J A J Barbara. C.D.R. Report no. 83/10 (PHLS). 1983. in: Hepatitis Surveillance (Wkly Epidem. Rec. no. 25. 24th June 1983), WHO.
  11. Mairin Clark, G.C. Shild, Christine Miller, et al. 1983. Surveys of Rubella antibodies in Young Adults and Children. Lancet i. 667-669.
  12. R. Cheinsong-Popov, R.A. Weiss, A. Dalgleish, et al. 1984. Prevalence of Antibody to Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type III in AIDS and AIDS-Risk Patients in Britain. Lancet ii. 477-480.
  13. D.R. Howell and J.A.J. Barbara. 1985. Prevalence of Anti-HBs in TPHA Positive Donors. BBTS, Oxford. September 1985. (Abstract).


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