Joe Brewer

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By means of immunohistochemical staining, cells actively infected with human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) were found in central nervous system tissues from 8 (73%) of 11 patients with definite multiple sclerosis (MS). Interestingly, 17 (90%) of 19 tissue sections showing active demyelination were positive for HHV-6-infected cells compared with only 3 (13%) of 23(More)
An anaerobic system is described which allows the microbiologist or hospital technician ease of operation not previously possible with other systems. Gas cylinders, vacuum pumps, valves, and gauges have been eliminated. A new anaerobic lid was developed that is fitted only with a snap-in rubber gasket, a double stainless-steel gauze flash arrestor, and a(More)
A cardiac transplant patient developed disseminated coccidioidomycosis shortly after transplantation and institution of immunosuppressive therapy. The patient was maintained on intravenous and intrathecal amphotericin B for 19 months, but when therapy was discontinued, the disease relapsed and he died. At autopsy the cardiac allograft was without signs of(More)