Reflections about Blood Donation
Evolving trends in the treatment of low-risk myelodysplastic syndromes
Is there a right to donate blood? Patient rights; donor responsibilities
Detection of MNS hybrid molecules in the Thai population using PCR-SSP technique
Measurement of CD83 mRNA by real-time polymerase chain reaction to determine removal of dendritic cells by leucoreduction of whole blood
Coagulation parameters of thawed fresh-frozen plasma during storage at different temperatures
Preparation and characterization of human thrombin for use in a fibrin glue
Recurrent transfusion-related acute lung injury after a two-year interval
Delayed haemolytic transfusion reaction due to anti-Jkb in a patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma-transient nature of anti-Jkb and the importance of early serological diagnosis
Detection of HIV-1 infection in blood donors during the immunological window period using the nucleic acid-amplification technology
Stress factors and umbilical cord blood banking
Acute foetal distress and umbilical cord blood banking
Does the volume reduction manipulation before cryopreservation influence cord blood cell recovery pretransplant?
Analysis of true voluntary blood donors with anti-HCV prevalence and implications for donor management in Chongqing, China
Neonatal transfusion practices
Novel platelet therapies and platelet additive solutions
Maximizing the blood supply in emergencies or during times of shortage
Management in isolated settings - Antarctica
Maximizing blood supply in emergencies or during times of shortage
Red cell transfusions in the PICU
Mannose-binding lectin; biology and therapeutic potential of an innate immune system - pattern recognition molecule
Rh immune globulin - past and future
Transfusion in utero
The impact of avian flu on blood supplies
Clinical audit
Audit in New Zealand
Development of an apheresis prescription sheet
Therapeutic apheresis competency - nursing
Overview of the Fresenius Hemocare COM.TEC
Immunomodulatory aspects of transfusions
Transfusion considerations in critically ill patients
Pregnancy and venous thromboembolism
Iron homeostasis and the pathophysiology of haemochromatosis
Use of liquid thawed plasma improves utilization of fresh frozen plasma
Thawed cryo with a 5-day shelf life?
Impact of haemoglobin deferral on the subsequent donation behaviour of blood donors
Evaluation of gambro BCT trima accel plasma reduced leuco-depleted platelets resuspended in T-sol or PAS3M
Screening for haemolysis after Intragam®P Infusion
A test for prions - impacts and ethics
European experience in management of TRALI
The constraints and opportunities for effective blood supply management across the blood supply chain
Interim emergency blood management plan
Self sufficiency in the 21st century
Are all types of leucodepleted red cell concentrates equivalent?
Comparison of automated antibody identification using the Autovue Innova and Resolvigen 3 software with manual Biovue antibody identification
The NZBS national haemovigilance programme - 1 year's experience
Immunomodulatory responses of allogeneic neutrophils to stored red blood cell products
A gift in good health
Autoimmune haemolytic anaemias
Assuring quality and safety of haematopoietic progenitor cells - development of appropriate regulatory provisions
Sample and request form labelling errors - introduction of a NZBS national database
Blood Services in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, after the Boxing Day tsunami 2005
Implementing universal leucocyte depletion
Implementation of best practice guidelines in Victoria and Tasmania
Blood prescription forms & informed consent - overcoming the obstacles
Managing the risk of transmission of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease by blood and tissues
Nova Scotia's collaborative effort for improving adverse transfusion reaction reporting
Reducing transfusion rates in patients undergoing total joint replacement
The silver lining of surgical wait times
False-positive HIV-1 test results in blood donors
Severe adverse events in apheresis donors
Evaluating the impact of public health notification of suspected transfusion-transmitted hepatitis C virus, and effectiveness of lookback/traceback investigations conducted by CBS in British Columbia, August 2003-February 2005
Management of the patient with unexplained recurrent acute haemolytic transfusion reactions
The impact of a decrease in the donor deferral period for transmissible disease risk factors from 12 to 6 months
Laboratory testing and decision making for massive blood transfusion
Why do hepatitis C rates continue to decrease in first time donors?
Using a bi-directional interface in a 21st century transfusion medicine laboratory
Survey of Ontario Transfusion Services (TS)
Clinical factors associated with product culture requests and bacterial contaminations in the Quebec Hemovigilance System (QHS)
Creation and impact of evidence-based maximum surgical blood ordering schedule at Capital District Health Authority, Nova Scotia
Red blood cell transfusion practice at a large teaching institution
A novel approach to blood coordination in Ontario
Survey of platelet transfusion practices among Canadian neo. natologists
Timeliness of referral to a blood utilization programme before elective revision hip arthroplasty
Strategies to prevent spiking errors during plateletpheresis collection
Albumin utilization in a large teaching hospital
Algorithm for preoperative haemoglobin optimization and anaemia management for the perioperative blood conservation programme
Deferral rate
The Transfusion Error Surveillance System (TESS)
Ontario's mandatory accreditation to ISO 15189
A blood transfer programme to reduce wastage in Northern sites
Blocking phenomenon due to Anti-Kell in post-natal investigation
Interprovincial collaboration to achieve best practises for perinatal screening
RhD typing discrepancies following Galileo implementation for prenatal testing at Canadian Blood Services, Edmonton
A unique Canadian Blood Services (CBS)-public health collaboration to prevent west Nile virus (WNv) infection in patients at increased risk for neurological complications
Cryoprecipitate utilization
Designing SOPs for learners
Where have all the female donors gone?
Cooperative development of vein to vein audit tools between Canadian Blood services (CBS), Diagnostic Services Manitoba (DSM) and the Winnipeg Regional health Authority (WRHA)
A provincial approach to preparation for buffy coat implementation
The impact of red cell indices on deferrals in plateletpheresis donors
Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI)
Standardization of titration method among the Western Perinatal CBS patient services laboratories
Microbiological laboratory investigations of suspected transfusion-transmitted bacterial infection
Clinical and laboratory practices in investigation of suspected transfusion-transmitted bacterial infection (TTBI)
Cost and provision of cytomegalovirus seronegative blood products for allogeneic stem cell transplant patients
Establishment of a platelet transfusion database
Intravenous immunoglobulin utilization in the Atlantic Provinces
Health authority accountability for the blood budget in Newfoundland and Labrador 2005--2007
Convenient pre-loaded strips format for blood groups genotyping
Analysis of demands for blood group genotyping at Héma-Québec
Platelet donor selection (PDS) and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (NAIT)
Developing a cost model for transfusion of blood components in Ontario
Severity of haemolysis following IVIg infusions in Canada
Results of isohaemagglutinin titres in ABO incompatible heart transplant recipients in the Capital Health Region
Transfusion video
Serological investigation of patients with autoimmune haemolytic anaemia
Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia presenting in a neonate
An example of anti-Vel that was non-reactive with a gel test method
Optimization of chimeric adenoviral vector Ad5/F35 for efficient gene transfer into normal human B lymphocytes and haematopoietic progenitors
Blood group genotyping of red blood cell panel donors
IgA content of hospital based manual washed red blood cell concentrates
Environmental testing of a portable small-size ATP-HemoThermal™ 6-LITER containers for the transportation of blood and blood products
Prequalification testing of reusable and portable ATP-HemoThermalL™ 15-L containers for transportation of blood and blood products.
Correction of bleeding time in canine cardiac surgery model with infusions of Stasix®, a new haemostatic preparation derived from lyophilized platelets
Picogram doses of LPS, as observed in patients with non-lethal septicaemia, exacerbate antibody-mediated thrombocytopenia and reduce the therapeutic efficacy of IVIg in mice
Leucoreduction filter limits storage of whole blood to 16 h before processing by the PRP method
Effect of cooling rate to 20--24 °C on whole blood intended for component preparation
Evaluation of the Beckman Coulter AcT 5 diff CP haematology analyzer in a thrombapheresis centre setting
Evaluation of a new red cell diluent for use with the ID-MTS gel test and Ortho Provue Analyzer
Bacterial screening in platelets and implementation of proficiency testing by Canadian Blood Services
Platelet viability of buffy coat and apheresis units in Baxter PL 1240 bags at 5 and 7 days post collection
Optimization of a cytokine cocktail for the expansion of cord blood (cb) cd341 cells into megakaryocytes (mk) progenitors
Transient and early culture of CD341 cord blood cells under mild hyperthermia is sufficient to accelerate and increase megakaryocytic differentiation
Quality monitoring of Canadian Blood Services (CBS) frozen plasma
Looping the tail
Assessment of residual glycerol in cryopreserved RBC
Validation of frozen/deglycerolized SAGM red blood cells produced by the buffy coat production method
A multi-centre study of the in vitro quality of hypothermically stored (4 °C) RBCS
The complement C1q-C1qRp axis plays a role in haematopoietic stem/progenitor cell migration
Quality monitoring programme for single donor platelet concentrate units in Canadian Blood Services
Comparison of 7-day storage of buffy-coat platelet concentrates in an osmotically balanced platelet additive solution, commercial additive solutions and plasma
Megakaryocytic cells expressing MTPG.24, a peptide derived from a protein regulating the actin cytoskeleton, undergo giant cell formation