TM Publications 1986 - 1990

 

General

 

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. J.A.J. Barbara. 1985. Hepatitis B Core Antibody. BBTS, Oxford. September 1985. (Abstract).
  4. M.C. Moore, V. Mijovic, M. de Silva, et al. 1987. Probable non-viral factors associated with raised levels of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) in blood donors. BBTS, Stirling, September. Abstract 07/10.
  5. C. MacDonald and J.A.J. Barbara. 1989. Storage of Hepatitis B Surface Antigens. Medical Laboratory Sciences 46, 161-163

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Transfusion Microbiology 

  1. 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
  2.  J.A.J. Barbara. 1983. Microbiology in Blood Transfusion. John Wright, Bristol
  3. J.A.J. Barbara and T.D. Davies. 1983. AIDS and the Transfusion Service. Brit. Bld. Trans. Soc. Newsletter No. 2. pp1-2
  4. 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).
  5. 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).
  6. 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).
  7. 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).
  8. J.A.J. Barbara, R.S. Tedder, M. Briggs. 1984. Anti-HBc Testing alone not a Reliable Blood Donor Screen. Lancet i, 346
  9. J.A.J. Barbara. The Future of Microbiology in the Blood Transfusion Service. Blood Group Serology 1984, Durham. p26 (Abstract).
  10. M. Contreras and J.A.J. Barbara. 1984. HBsAg in Blood Donors. Transfusion, 24, 276-277
  11. M. Contreras. 1984. Necessary Tests on Blood Donations to Detect Infectious Agents. Vox Sang. 46. suppl. 1, 83-88
  12. J.A.J. Barbara and R.S. Tedder. 1984. Viral Infections Transmitted by Blood and its Products. Clinics in Haematology, 13, 693-707
  13. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1984. Anti-HBs Prevalence in Donors. Transfusion Microbiology Newsletter No. 5. p9
  14. D.R. Howell. 1984. An Alternative Method for Calculating the "Cut-off" for HBsAg RIA. Transfusion Microbiology Newsletter No. 5. pp18-19
  15. D.R. Howell and J.A.J. Barbara. 1984. Evacuated Blood Collection Tubes: A Cautionary Note. Med. Lab. Sci. 41, 86
  16. 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.
  17. J.A.J. Barbara and D.R. Howell. 1984. Evacuated Blood Collection Tubes. Med. Lab. Sci. 41, 307-308.
  18. 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.
  19. J.A.J. Barbara. 1984. The Microtitre Format and Some of its Advantages for Transfusion Microbiology. Diamed Diary Issue 1. March. pp1-2.
  20. Alison I. Brownell and J.A.J. Barbara. 1985. Infection and Blood Transfusion. Brit. J. Hosp. Med. 34, 5-6.
  21. 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.
  22. M. deSilva, R. Salker, F. Lalji, et al. 1985. The Provision of Platelets from CMV-Antibody-Negative Donors. BBTS, Oxford September 1985. (Abstract).
  23. 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).
  24. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Simmons and K. Wightman. 1985. Semi Automated Sampling in Transfusion Microbiology. BBTS, Oxford. September 1985. (Abstract).
  25. 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.
  26. P. Hewitt, J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1985. AIDS Antibody Testing and Counselling. Brit. Med. J. 291, 1647.
  27. J.A.J. Barbara and R.S. Tedder. 1985. Blood Donors Positive for HBsAg and Negative for Anti-HBc Antibody. Vox Sang. 49, 423.
  28. J.A.J. Barbara. 1985. Delayed AIDS Testing. New Scientist Letters 29 August 1985, p57.
  29. 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.
  30.  J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1985. The Gay Blood Donor. Transfusion Microbiology Newsletter. No.6. May 1985. pp10-13.
  31. M. Contreras and J.A.J. Barbara. 1985. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Blood Transfusion. J. Hosp. Infect. 6, 27-34. pp68-70
  32. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1985. Mortality of HBsAg Positive Blood Donors. Lancet i. 641.
  33. F.A. Ala, A.K. Collins, M. Contreras, et al. 1985. HTLVIII Antibody Screening of Blood Bank Donors. Lancet i. 641.
  34. J.A.J. Barbara. 1986. Anti-HIV Screening in a Blood Transfusion Laboratory - Practice and Problems. 5th Mediterranean Congress of Chemotherapy 1986. Abstract S266.
  35. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1986. Viral Diseases Transmitted by Blood Transfusion. Hospital Update. 12. 697-708.
  36. J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1986. Bacterial and Parasitic Diseases Transmitted by Blood Transfusion. Hospital Update. 12.629-631.
  37. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Contreras and P. Hewitt. 1986. AIDS: A Problem for the Transfusion Service? Brit. J. Hosp. Med. September.178-184.
  38. C.H. Cameron and J.A.J. Barbara. 1986. HBV and Transfusion. Progress in Transfusion Medicine 1, 19-30.
  39. J.A.J. Barbara. 1986. Anti-HTLVIII/LAV Screening in a Blood Transfusion Centre. 11th Annual Scientific Conference. September 1986. PHLS, Winchester. p51(Abstract).
  40. J.A.J. Barbara. 1986. Donor Testing for HTLV-III Antibodies. BBTS, London. September 1986. (Abstract).
  41. J.A.J. Barbara, D.R. Howell and M. Contreras. 1986. A New Approach to Automated Sampling and Specimen Identification in Transfusion Microbiology Laboratories. BBTS, London. September 1986. (Abstract).
  42. J.A.J. Barbara. 1986. Fragmentation of Virological Services: Virological Testing in the BTS. BBTS, London. September 1986. (Abstract).
  43. P. Hewitt, J.A.J. Barbara, C. Moore, et al. 1986. Characteristics of Anti-HIV Positive Donors in North London. BBTS, London, September 1986. (Abstract).
  44. 87a. M. Contreras, P.E. Hewitt. 1986. Should lesbians give blood? Lancet, ii, 513.
  45. P. Hewitt, J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1986. Approaches to the Reduction of the Risk of HTLV-III Transmission by Blood Transfusion. International Conference on Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Paris, June 1986. Poster 622. p.142.
  46. M. Contreras, P. Hewitt, D. Howell, et al. 1986. Procurement of Immune Plasma by Boosting Anti-HBs Positive Donors with Hepatitis B Vaccine. Abstract P-F-132 A-15: ISBT/ISH Congress, p.612. Sydney May 1986.
  47. P. Hewitt, J.A.J. Barbara and M. Contreras. 1986. AIDS Publicity and "High-Risk" Donors in London. 1st European Symposium on Quality in Blood Transfusion 9-11 April 1986. Strasbourg. (Council of Europe). Abstract.
  48. J.A.J. Barbara, H. Moulsdale, S. Brown, et al. 1987. Modified Latex Agglutination Test for Anti- cytomegalovirus, Suitable for Pretransfusion Screening. J. Clin. Pathol. 40, 115-116.
  49. J.A.J. Barbara. 1987. Testing for Anti-HIV: Arab Lab. Conference. Dubai. February 1987. (Abstract).
  50. J.A.J. Barbara. 1987. Current Anti-LAV/HTLV-III Screening Methods and Some of Their Problems. AIDS: The Safety of Blood and Blood Products. WHO, pp.157-170. Eds: Petricianni et al.
  51. T.W. Meade, Yvonne Stirling, S.G. Thompson, et al. 1987. Carriers of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen: Possible Association Between Low Levels of Clotting Factors and Protection Against Ischaemic Heart Disease. Thromb. Res. 45, 709-713.
  52. M. Contreras. 1987. Who may give blood? Brit. Med. J. 294, 176.
  53. M. Contreras and J.A.J. Barbara. 1987. Routine Tests for HIV Antigen. Lancet i. 807.
  54. S. Logan, J.A.J. Barbara, I. Kovar. 1987. The provision of CMV screened blood products for neonatal units. British Paediatric Association 59th Annual Meeting. York 7-10 April. Abstract.
  55. C. Anderson, M. Contreras, J.A.J. Barbara and V. Mijovic. 1987. Surrogate Testing for Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis. Lancet i. 912
  56. J.A.J. Barbara. 1987. Anti-HIV, the British Approach to Maintaining the Safety of Blood Supply. (Ortho Diagnostic Systems Inc.). Update Vol. 1 No. 2. p.4
  57. P. Hewitt, M. Contreras, R.E. Wenzerul et al. 1987. Awareness and Utilisation by general practitioners of NHS human immunoglobulins. The Practitioner, 231,813
  58. J.A.J. Barbara. 1987. Principles and Problems in Testing for AIDS. Analytical Proceedings, 24,176
  59. M. Contreras, J.A.J. Barbara. 1987. Testing of Blood Donations for non-A, non-B Hepatitis. Lancet ii 1987. 270-271
  60. J.A.J. Barbara, G.E. Tegtmeier. 1987. Cytomegalovirus and blood transfusion. Blood Reviews 1, 207-211
  61. M. Contreras, J.A.J. Barbara, D. Howell et al. 1987. Post transfusion non-A non-B hepatitis. BBTS, Sterling, September. Abstract 07/11
  62. J.A.J. Barbara, P. Hewitt. 1987. Screening for AIDS transfusion aspects. Communicable Disease Report 87/38, 25 September, p.4. (also published in Transfusion Microbiology Newsletter, No. 8. October pp21-22.)
  63. J.A.J. Barbara. 1987. Quo Vadis? - Which direction for donor AIDS testing. Transfusion Microbiology Newsletter No. 8, October. pp 3-4
  64. J.A.J. Barbara. 1987. Laboratory aspects of AIDS. Academy of Medical Laboratory Sciences. Kilkenny, October. (Abstract).
  65. J.F. Apperley, S.J.Rice, P. Hewitt, et al. 1987. HIV infection due to a platelet transfusion after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Eur. J. Haematol., 39; 185-189.
  66. V. Mijovic, M. Contreras, J.A.J. Barbara. Serum saline aminotransferase (ALT) and G-glutamyltransferase (G-GT) activities in North London blood donors. J. Clin. Pathol. 1987; 1340-1344
  67. M. C. Moore, P. Hewitt 1988. Self-deferral by questionnaire of potential blood donor at risks for infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The global impact of Aids Conference Mar 1988. (Abstract).
  68. J.A.J. Barbara Transfusion-Microbiology. I.M.L.S. Blood Group Serology 1988. Reading (April). (Abstract)
  69. M. de Silva, M. Contreras, J.A.J. Barbara. Two cases of transfusion-transmitted malaria (T.T.M.) in the U.K. Transfusion 28, 86.
  70. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Contreras. 1988. Specificity of enzyme immunoassay for hepatitis. B core antibody used in screening blood donors. Transfusion 28, 84.
  71. J.A.J. Barbara. 1988. Retroviruses and blood transfusion. Advances in Haematology - 20th annual course June 1988. University of London, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, pp 96-98.
  72. Barbara, J.A.J., Salker, R., Challis, P. and Contreras, M. 1988. Comparison of Anti-HIV assays using a panel including `cut-off' samples from a variety of commercial kits. International Society of Blood Transfusion/BBTS London, July 1988 (ABSTRACT). p216.
  73. Anderson, C.C., Mijovic, V., Barbara, J.A.J., Howell, D.R., Kruse, A. and Contreras, M. 1988. Lack of evidence for post-transfusion NANB hepatitis (NANBH). International Society of Blood Transfusion/BBTS London, July 1988 (ABSTRACT), p56.
  74. Mortimer, J.Y., Hickman, M., Green, E.S., Yardumian, D.A., Ward, S.M., Contreras, M. 1988. How much could non-specific testing of blood donations reduce post-transfusion non-A, non-B hepatitis (P-T NANBH)? A Theoretical approach applied to data from a London Transfusion Centre. International Society of Blood Transfusion/BBTS London, July 1988 (ABSTRACT).
  75. P. Hewitt, M.C. Moore, J.A.J. Barbara 1988. Look back experience of an UK blood transfusion centre. 1988. IV International Conference on AIDS, Stockholm, June 1988. Book 2, Abstract 7714, p.353.
  76. P. Hewitt, M.C. Moore, J.A.J. Barbara and R. Miller 1988. Review of two years counselling experience with blood donors found positive for anti-HIV. IV International Conference on AIDS, Stockholm, June 1988. Book 2, Abstract 9502,p.409.
  77. C. McDonald and J.A.J. Barbara, 1988. Hepatitis B surface antigen: preliminary evaluation of a latex agglutination test. Med Lab Sci, 45, 277-278.
  78. S. Logan, J.A.J. Barbara and I. Kovar, 1988. Cytomegalovirus screened blood for neonatal intensive care units. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 63, 753-755
  79. D.R. Howell and J.A.J. Barbara, 1988. Isolated antibody to hepatitis B core antigen and the immune response to hepatitis B vaccination. JAMA, 260, 636-637
  80. J.A.J. Barbara, P.A. Challis, R. Salker, 1988. Wellcome Monoclonal competitive ELISA for screening blood donors in North London. II International Conference on AIDS and associated cancers in Africa. Arusha, Tanzania, Sept 1988. Abstract WP29, p.57.
  81. J.A.J. Barbara, 1988. Defining the information flow in the transfusion-microbiology laboratory. 13th Annual Symposium on Blood Transfusion: automation in blood transfusion, Groeningen, Holland, September 1988. Session II, p.20. (Abstract)
  82. J.A.J. Barbara, R. Salker and P. Challis, 1988. A rapid and economical modification of a gelatin agglutination test for anti-HIV. AABB, Kansas City, Oct. 1988 and in Transfusion, (1988) 28, p235, (abstract S76.)
  83. D. Howell, J.A.J. Barbara and P. Hewitt, 1988. Screening tests for HBsAg in transfusion centres of developing countries. BMJ,297,793.
  84. J.A.J. Barbara, 1988. Towards rapid HIV screening. Middle East Health, 12, 9-11. (Also in Far East Health, 9, 11-13).
  85. P. Challis, B.C. Dow, R. Mitchell, A. Barr, J.A.J. Barbara, 1988. 'Sequential' ELISA for anti-HIV should not replace the standard competitive method. Vox Sang., 55, 244-45.
  86. J.A.J. Barbara, Marcela Contreras and Patricia Hewitt. 1988. Aids, a Problem for the Transfusion Service? The Physician India, 1988, 4, 14-18.
  87. J.A.J. Barbara, B. Combridge. 1988. A Growing Queue of Candidate Screening Tests. Transfusion Microbiology Newsletter, No.9, Dec. 1988, p1.
  88. J.A.J. Barbara. 1988. A Specific Test for Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis?: Some Answers, More Questions. Transfusion Microbiology Newsletter, No.9, Dec. 1988. pp8-9.
  89. J.A.J. Barbara. 1989. Defining the Information flow in the Transfusion - Microbiology Laboratory. Automation in Blood Transfusion. Edited by C.Th. Smit Sibinga, P.C. Das, and C.F. Hogman. Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989. pp91-96.
  90. J.A.J. Barbara. 1989. Prevention du Risque de Contamination des Produits Sanguins Natifs par le Virus de L'Immunodeficience Humaine (VIH). Rev. fr. Transfu. Hemobiol., 32, 141-156.
  91. J.A.J. Barbara. 1989. Mass HIV Screening - Making it Work. Biotech. '89: Blenheim Online Publications. pp195-198.
  92. Patricia Hewitt and Chris Moore. 1989. HIV Counselling in the National Blood Transfusion Service. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, Vol.2, No.1, 1989, pp. 59-64.
  93. J. Rawlinson, D.R. Howell and J.A.J. Barbara. 1989. Rapid Transfer of Small Volumes of Serum into Microplates. Medical Laboratory Sciences 46,86-88.
  94. J.A.J. Barbara, R. Salker, P. Challis and M. Contreras. 1989. Gelatin Particle Agglutination Assay for HIV Antibodies: a Rapid, Economical Modification with Increased Sensitivity. Medical Laboratory Sciences 46, 135-140.
  95. A.J. Barbara. 1989. Microbiological Screening of Blood Donations: Cost Versus Effectiveness. Medical Laboratory Sciences, 46, 250-254.
  96. C.P.McDonald, J.A.J. Barbara, Marcela Contreras and Susan Brown. 1989. Provision of a Panel of Anti-Toxoplasma-Negative Blood Donors. Vox Sang. 57:55-58.
  97. J.A.J. Barbara et al 1989. Infectious Agents Transmitted by Transfusion. Handbook of Transfusion Medicine. Edited by D.B. McClelland. Published by HMSO 1989. pp46-48.
  98. R. Miller, P. Hewitt, C. Moore, et al. 1989. The Value of HIV Counselling Consultation Meetings at the North London Blood Transfusion Centre (1986-1989). V International Conference on Aids. Montreal, Canada. June 4-9 1989 p.247.
  99. Marcela Contreras and J.A.J. Barbara. 1989. Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Antibody. Lancet, ii, 505.
  100. J.A.J. Barbara 1989. HTLV-I and Its Significance for Transfusion. 19th Triennial Conference Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Warwick Sept. 1989: p112 Abstract.
  101. P. Challis, R. Salker, J. Barbara et al. Comparative Screening of Blood Donations by Three Combined Elisas for Anti-HIV 1 and 2. British Blood Transfusion Society. Durham, Sept.1989, p51. Abstract.
  102. C.P. McDonald, J.A.J. Barbara, P.M. de Silva et al. 1989. Provision of Anti-CMV Negative Platelets for Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients. British Blood Transfusion Society. Sept. 1989. p53. Abstract.
  103. J.A.J. Barbara, R. Salker, J. Runganga et al. 1989. Gelatin Particle Assay (GPA) to Screen for Anti-HTLV-I in North London Blood Donors. British Blood Transfusion Society, Durham Sept. 1989, p52, Abstract.
  104. J.A.J. Barbara 1989. Transfusion Microbiology Update. VII British Blood Transfusion Society, Durham Sept. 1989, p31, Abstract.
  105. J.A.J. Barbara 1989. The Place of Automation in Transfusion Microbiology. Transfusion into the 21st Century. 50th Anniversary Symposium of the Army Blood Supply Depot. Keogh Barracks, Aldershot; Oct. 1989. (Abstract).
  106. Marcela Contreras, J.A.J. Barbara, C.McDonald. 1989. Cytomegalovirus in Blood from Blood Donors. British Medical Journal, 299, 1098.
  107. J.A.J. Barbara. Editorial: Transfusion Microbiology Discussion Group. Newsletter No.10, November 1989, p1.
  108. Marcela Contreras, J.A.J. Barbara 1989. Screening May Hinder Blood Supply. Hospital Doctor, December 7th 1989, p6.
  109. Marcela Contreras and John A. J. Barbara. 1990. Retroviruses and blood transfusion. Bailliere's Clinical Haematology 3, 65-77.
  110. J.A.J. Barbara 1989. HCV screening in blood donors. Transfusion Today. December 1989, No 4.pp1-2.
  111. J.A.J. Barbara. 1989. Detection of hepatitis B surface antigen. Editorial. Serodiagnosis and Immunotherapy in Infectious Disease (1989) 3, 363-365.
  112. J.A.J. Barbara. 1990. Hepatitis C, High tech Diagnosis. Medical Laboratory World. January 1990, 9-11.
  113. J.A.J. Barbara. 1990. In: Meeting Report: Viral Infections Transmitted by Blood Transfusion. Journal of the Royal Society Of Medicine. 83, 56-58.
  114. P. Challis, J.A.J. Barbara. 1990. Recombinant-Based Competitive Anti-HIV Assay: Solution of some operating problems. Med. Lab. Sci. 47, 52-54.
  115. J. Rawlinson, J.A.J. Barbara, Anne Baldwin and K.G.S. Ahmed. 1990. Use of a Bacterial Sampler for Rapid Transfer of Microvolumes into Microplates. Med.Lab.Sci. 47, 42-45.
  116. J.A.J. Barbara. 1990. HCV and the Blood Transfusion Service. Ortho HCV Symposium. February 1990, London.
  117. W.A.E.P. Ranasinghe, C.C. Anderson, M.C. Moore S. Aloysius, J.A.J. Barbara, M. Contreras. Antibodies to Hepatitis C Virus and Post-Transfusion Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis (NANBH). Scientific Meeting of the British Society of Haematology, Cambridge, 28-30 March 1990, 74, Supplement 1.
  118. W.A.E.P. Ranasinghe, C.C. Anderson, M.C. Moore et al. Low incidence of Post-Transfusion Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis (NANBH) in North London. Scientific Meeting of the British Society of Haematology, Cambridge, 28-30 March 1990, 74, Supplement 1.
  119. T.G. Wreghitt, J.J. Gray, S. Aloyious, M. Contreras, J.A.J. Barbara. 1990. Antibody Avidity Test for Recent Infection with Hepatitis C Virus. Lancet, 335,789.
  120. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Contreras. April 1990. Microbiological screening of blood donations. Bailliere's Clinical Haematology,3,339-354.
  121. J.A.J. Barbara. April 1990. Hepatitis C Virus. Blood Group Serology, Durham. 1990. (Lecture).
  122. J.A. Connell, J.V. Parry, P.P. Mortimer, J.A.J. Barbara et al. June 1990. Preliminary report: Accurate assays for anti-HIV in urine. Lancet 1990;335:1366-69.
  123. J.A. Garson, R.S. Tedder, M. Briggs, J.A.J. Barbara, M. Contreras et al. June 1990. Detection of hepatitis C viral sequences in blood donations by "nested" polymerase chain reaction and prediction of infectivity. Lancet 1990;335:1419-22
  124. J.A.J. Barbara. June 1990. Post-Transfusion Hepatitis. Advances in Haematolgy, London, 18-22 June 1990, (Abstract) p113
  125. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Contreras. July 1990. Prevention of hepatitis C virus infection in haemophiliacs. Lancet 1990;336:62-3
  126. R. Salker, J.H.C. Tosswill, J.A.J. Barbara, J. Runganga et al. July 1990. HTLV-I/II antibodies in UK blood donors. Lancet 1990;336:317
  127. F. Ala, J.A.J. Barbara, R.J. Davey, J.R. George et al. July 1990. Report on informal consultation on screening of blood donations for infectious agents transmissible through blood transfusion. WHO Conference, Geneva, 30 January - 1 February 1990, (Paper).
  128. P.E. Hewitt, J.A.J. Barbara. 1990. Meeting Report- The 42nd Annual Meeting of the AABB. Brit.J.Haem. 1990;74, 552-553.
  129. W. Wagstaff, editor. Guidelines for the blood transfusion services in the United Kingdom 1989. Published by HMSO, 1990.
  130. D.R. Howell, J.A.J. Barbara. Pattern recognition in blood transfusion microbiology. Sixth International Congress on Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology and Immunology. Helsinki-Espoo, Finland, 7-10 June 1990. (Abstract).
  131. C.P. McDonald, J.A.J. Barbara, M. de Silva. A practical screening programme to increase procurement of immune plasma. Transfusion Medicine. Edited by AH Waters, published by Blackwell Scientific Publications, Vol 1. Supplement 1. September 1990. p.34. (Abstract).
  132. J.A.J. Barbara. Editorial comment on papers of outstanding interest. Current AIDS Literature Vol 3, no. 7, July 1990. p. 233.
  133. C. McDonald, J.A.J. Barbara, A. Al-Izzi et al. Screening plasma donors for high-titre antibody to cytomegalovirus using a latex agglutination test. Vox. Sang. 1990;59:83-85.
  134. J.A.J. Barbara, S Aloysius, D.R. Howell. Anti-HCV and Anti-HBc in TPHA-positive blood donors. Second International Symposium on HCV. Los Angeles, November 8-9 1990, p. 97.
  135. J.A.J. Barbara, R Salker, M. Brennan et al. An innovative format for a combined assay for Anti-HIV-1 and -2. ISBT and AABB Joint Congress, Nov. 10-15 1990, p. 107. (Abstract).
  136. J.A. Garson, D. Parker, J.E. Preston, J.A.J. Barbara et al. In vitro gene amplification for the detection of Hepatitis C virus sequences in blood donations and factor 8 concentrates. ISBT and AABB Joint Congress. Nov. 10-15 1990, p. 121. (Abstract).
  137. J.A. Garson, D. Parker, J.E. Preston, J.A.J. Barbara et al. Development and evaluation of "nested" PCR for the detection of Hepatitis C viral RNA in clinical samples. VIIIth International Congress of Virology. Berlin. August 26-31, 1990, p. 195. (Abstract).
  138. J.A.J. Barbara. Commentary: Sensitivity of six commercial enzyme immunoassay kits that detect both anti-HIV-1 and HIV-2. AIDS Technical Bulletin, published by World Health Organisation, Vol 3. September 1990, p. 150-151.
  139. J.A.J. Barbara. Modifying our Thinking? Transfusion International No. 51, August 1990, p. 8.
  140. J.A.J. Barbara. The double-edged sword of technology. Medical Laboratory World, October 1990, p. 3.

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Bacteriology

 

  1. Barbara, J.A.J. 1988. Bacteriological aspects of transfusion-transmitted infection: bacteriological infection transmitted by transfusion. International Society of Blood Transfusion/BBTS London, July 1988 (ABSTRACT) p266.
  2. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Contreras. 1990. Infectious Complications of Blood Transfusion: Bacteria and Parasites. ABC of Transfusion, BMJ, 300, 386-389. (and to be published in book form, see 186).
  3. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Contreras. 1990. Infectious Complications of Blood Transfusion: Viruses. ABC of Transfusion, BMJ, 300, 450-453. (and to be published in book form, see 187).
  4. J.A.J. Barbara. 1990. Microbiology in the National Blood Transfusion Service. PHLS Microbiology Digest, 7, 4-7. (see also publication no.220 Public Health Virology 1989).
  5. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Contreras, 1990. Infectious complications of blood transfusion: Bacteria and Parasites. ABC of Transfusion, edited by M. Contreras. Published by BMJ, 1990. p.45-48. (Revised version. Published earlier as a paper in BMJ, see publication 169).
  6. J.A.J. Barbara, M. Contreras, 1990. Infectious complications of blood transfusion: Viruses. ABC of Transfusion, edited by M. Contreras. Published by BMJ, 1990. p.49-52. (Revised version. Published earlier as a paper in BMJ, see publication 170).

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Surveillance and Epidemiology 

  1. 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.
  2. Mairin Clark, G.C. Shild, Christine Miller, et al. 1983. Surveys of Rubella antibodies in Young Adults and Children. Lancet i. 667-669.
  3. 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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