REDUCING ERRORS AT THE BEDSIDE
ALTERNATIVES TO CONVENTIONAL THERAPIES
Cancer Immune Therapy Using Dendritic Cells
A BLOOD GROUP CENTURY-FROM CLUMPS TO CLONES
RESULTS OF PCR-SCREENING AT THE RED CROSS BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE HESSEN, GERMANY
Genome "Chip" diagnostics for now and the future
The ethical dilemma associated with advances in molecular diagnostics
DRUG-INDUCED IMMUNE HAEMOLYTIC ANAEMIA (DIHA) - BEWARE OF THE CEPHALOSPORINS
The role of cytokines in immune haemolysis
BLOOD DONOR TICK BOX QUESTIONNAIRE - THE CHALLENGES OF CONSULTATION AND REVIEW
MEDICAL ASSESSMENT OF DONORS - MODERNISATION PROGRAMME
CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS IN THE NBS
Educational initiatives
SUBPOPULATION OF LEUCOCYTES RECOVERED FROM LEUCODEPLETION FILTERS
AUDITS OF THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE USE OF FRESH FROZEN PLASMA
PERFORMANCE OF HPA-1 PHENOTYPING AND ANTIBODY ELISAS IN THE SCOTTISH NEONATAL ALLOIMMUNE THROMBOCYTOPENIA(NAIT) STUDY.
PRODUCTION OF MURINE MONOCLONAL ANTI-Fyb.
ESTIMATING FMH IN RhD NEGATIVE WOMEN USING A STANDARDISED FLOW CYTOMETRY CALIBRATION METHOD.
DNA VACCINATION AND ITS' APPLICATION TO THE TREATMENT OF FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA
NEW AND IMPROVED ANTI-D IMMUNOGLOBULINS: A COMPARISON OF PLASMA & BIOTECH DEVELOPMENTS
A MULTI-CENTRE TRIAL OF MONOCLONAL ANTI-D IN THE PREVENTION OF Rh-IMMUNISATION OF RhD− MALE VOLUNTEERS BY RhD+ RED CELLS
A COMPLICATED TWIN PREGNANCY IN A SICKLE CELL PATIENT
RESPONSE TO TRANSFUSION OF VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT BABIES.
THE STANDARD ('QUARTER-DOSE') PLATELET PRODUCT FOR PAEDIATRIC USE IS AS EFFECTIVE AS A VOLUME-REDUCED PRODUCT
THE MOUSE ICAM-4 HOMOLOGUE IS A LIGAND FOR HUMAN α4β1 AND αv INTEGRINS.
THE LEUKOREDUCTION OF CELLULAR BLOOD PRODUCTS: ITS IMPACT ON IMMUNOMODULATION
UNIVERSAL LEUKOREDUCTION: VIEW FROM ACROSS THE POND
LOW LEVEL LEUCOCYTE COUNTING: A CRITICAL VARIABLE IN THE VALIDATION OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION PRODUCTS AS HIGHLIGHTED BY AN EXTERNAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT STUDY
JAMES BLUNDELL AWARD LECTURE THE GLOBAL PROBLEMS OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION FOR THE GENETIC ANAEMIAS IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM
THE CHANGING GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES OF MALARIA AND CHAGAS' DISEASE - IMPACT ON THE BLOOD SUPPLY
Potential for human to human transmission of CJD
Xenotransplantation: Where are we?
SEVERE REACTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TRANSFUSION OF PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE (SCD).
TRANSGENIC KNOCK-OUT MOUSE MODEL OF SICKLE CELL DISEASE
PROGRESS TOWARDS GENE THERAPY OF SICKLE CELL DISEASE
NATIONAL STUDY ON THE BACTERIAL CONTAMINATION RATE OF BLOOD PRODUCTS
ENHANCEMENT OF A METHOD TO DETECT BACTERIA IN BLOOD COMPONENTS USING BACTERIAL RIBOSOMAL RNA DIRECTED PROBES COUPLED TO ELECTROCHEMILUMINESCENCE
IMPLEMENTATION OF ISBT CODE 128 FORMAT ONLY FOR BLOOD PACK DONATION NUMBERS
DOCUMENTATION AT THE POINT OF ADMINISTRATION OF BLOOD/BLOOD PRODUCTS
ROLE OF TRANSFUSION AUDIT NURSE
THE SERIOUS HAZARDS OF TRANSFUSION (SHOT) REPORTING SCHEME: OUTCOME OF THE FIRST THREE YEARS OF REPORTING
A NOVEL MIS-SENSE MUTATION IN THE PLATELET GLYCOPROTEIN CD36 IS ASSOCIATED WITH PROTECTION FROM MALARIA
MOLECULAR CHARACTERISATIONS OF THE VARIABLE DOMAINS OF AN ANTI-PLATELET IgM PARAPROTEIN IN A LYMPHOMA PATIENT
LIGHT CHAIN SHUFFLING OF A HUMAN MONOCLONAL ANTI-HLA-A2 FROM AN IMMUNE V GENE PHAGE DISPLAY LIBRARY
DEMONSTRATION OF IN VITRO KILLING BY NAIVE T CELLS PRIMED EX VIVO BY DENDRITIC CELLS PULSED WITH MUC-1 LIPOSOMES
NORMAL PRION PROTEIN IS EXPRESSED ON THE SURFACE OF HUMAN RED BLOOD CELLS
FETAL TRANSFUSIONS FOR SEVERE FETOMATERNAL ALLOIMMUNE THROMBOCYTOPENIA: EXPERIENCE IN LONDON AND THE SOUTH EAST OF ENGLAND
MOLECULAR MECHANISMS THAT AFFECT THE EXPRESSION OF S/s ANTIGENS ON GLYCOPHORIN B.
ALLOCATING RESOURCES TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF TRANSFUSION
DONOR TESTING - ECONOMIC PROBLEMS FOR COUNTRIES WITH LIMITED RESOURCES
THE CLINICAL SCIENTISTS' VIEW
THE NEW MILLENNIUM - THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS - THE IBMS VIEW
THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS: THE COLLEGE OF PATHOLOGISTS' VIEW.
THE ROLE OF THE NATIONAL BLOOD STOCKS PROJECT - OVERVIEW
BLOOD SUPPLY MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS IN THE NBS
CAN WE DO BETTER? EFFECTIVE USE OF BLOOD IN HOSPITALS
THE ROLE OF THE TRANSFUSION NURSE IN THE USE OF BLOOD.
THE PATHOGEN INACTIVATION OF CELLULAR BLOOD PRODUCTS: A STATUS REPORT
PATHOGEN INACTIVATION OF FRESH FROZEN PLASMA
PARTITIONING OF PRIONS DURING PLASMA FRACTIONATION.
Competency and CPD
NATIONAL VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS IN A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL LABORATORY
RESTRUCTURING BIOCHEMISTRY AND HAEMATOLOGY (BLOOD TRANSFUSION)
IN VITRO HAEMOLYSIN ACTIVITY AS A PREDICTOR OF HAEMOLYSIS IN CHAD
MIXED TYPE AIHA ASSOCIATED WITH PCH
POST TRANSPLANT IMMUNE HAEMOLYSIS
ASSESSMENT OF FETO-MATERNAL HAEMORRHAGE IN A TWIN PREGNANCY USING KLEIHAUER AND FLOW CYTOMETRY
MANAGEMENT OF PREGNANCY AND DELIVERY OF A BOMBAY [Oh] MOTHER
RED CELL ANTIBODY PRODUCTION IN RECIPIENTS OF STEM CELL TRANSPLANTS
AUTOANALYSER QUANTITATION OF ANTI-D IN THE PRESENCE OF ANTI-C AND ANTI-G.
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BINDING AFFINITY AND VH-VL GERMLINE GENE PAIRINGS OF ANTI-D
VALIDATION OF A NEW LOW-IONIC SOLUTION PRESERVATIVE FOR REAGENT RED CELLS
QUANTITATION OF FETO-MATERNAL HAEMORRHAGE (FMH) USING FLOW CYTOMETRY AND ANTI-HbF
ANTI-D SENSITISATION DURING PREGNANCY - WHEN DOES IT HAPPEN AND WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS?
INTRODUCTION OF ELECTRONIC CROSS MATCH (E-MATCH) IN A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL
ASSESSMENT OF A FLOW CYTOMETRIC ASSAY USING PKH26 STAINED RED CELLS TO PREDICT HDN
THE DETECTION OF WEAK ABO ANTIBODIES BY THE INDIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST
RH - "CHIMERAS" - APPARENT MIXED POPULATIONS OF RED CELLS IN NON-TRANSFUSED INDIVIDUALS.
ADSORPTION STUDIES ON PATIENTS WITH WARM PAN-REACTING AUTOANTIBODIES
A CASE OF ANTI-hrS IN A PREGNANT WOMAN.
AN UNEXPECTED RISE IN K ANTIGEN DENSITY ON KkKp(a+b+)Js(a−b+) CELLS DEMONSTRATED BY FLOW CYTOMETRY.
NEXT WEEK THE LOTTERY
COMPARISON OF ABSORPTION METHODS FOR THE REMOVAL OF AUTOANTIBODIES TO ELUCIDATE THE PRESENCE OF UNDERLYING ALLOANTIBODIES.
DELAYED HAEMOLYTIC TRANSFUSION REACTION (DHTR) DUE TO A PRIMARY IMMUNE RESPONSE
POSITIVE DAT DUE TO ANTI-LYMPHOCYTE GLOBULIN - A CASE REPORT
NEGATIVE ANTIBODY SCREEN, INCOMPATIBLE CROSSMATCH - TWO CASE REPORTS
GROUP Ax IN A PREGNANT WOMAN
ANTI- hrB IN PREGNANCY: A CASE STUDY
McLEOD SYNDROME: A SWISS FAMILY WITH A NOVEL EXON DELETION IN THE XK GENE.
THE ROLE OF PALMITOYLATION IN RhD EXPRESSION
PARAMETERS AFFECTING FLOW CYTOMETRIC QUANTIFICATION OF FETOMATERNAL HAEMORRHAGE
LABELLING RBC FOR FLOW CYTOMETRIC QUANTITATION OF FETOMATERNAL HAEMORRHAGE WHEN THE PATIENT HAS RECEIVED PROPHYLACTIC ANTI-D
DETECTING ALLOANTIBODIES IN PATIENTS WITH AUTOANTIBODIES
TWO CASES OF PAROXYSMAL COLD HAEMOGLOBINURIA
A REVIEW OF RED CELL PHENOTYPES AND ANTIBODIES IN PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE IN THE BARTS AND THE LONDON NHS TRUST.
ANTI-Inb DETECTED DURING PREGNANCY
IMPROVED SENSITIVITY FOR THE DETECTION OF WEAK D IN U-WELL MICROPLATES BY STREAMING
The value of testing RhD negative pregnant women at 28 and 34 weeks' gestation
IMPLICATED BLOOD DONORS IN TRALI CASES.
LARGE-SCALE HPA-1 EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY IN SCOTLAND: AN UP-DATE
PLATELET REFRACTORINESS DUE TO A TRANSIENT ANTI-HPA-1b WAS RESPONSIVE TO IvIgG: A PTP-LIKE SYNDROME?
TWO CASES OF SUSPECTED DRUG INDUCED THROMBOCYTOPENIA DUE TO TEICOPLANIN.
HPA-1 AND HPA-3 GENOTYPING USING THE TAQMAN™ REACTION
EVALUATION OF A NEW MOUSE MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY REAGENT ("COM-B27") FOR FLOW CYTOMETRY HLA-B27 TESTING
CRYPTIC NEONATAL ALLOIMMUNE THROMBOCYTOPENIA
AUDIT ON SUSPECTED BLOOD TRANSFUSION REACTION IN A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL - INITIAL FINDINGS AND RE-AUDIT.
AN AUDIT OF THE USE OF PROPHYLACTIC ANTI-D
AN EVALUATION OF A COMPUTERISED BLOOD ISSUE SYSTEM
AN AUDIT OF BLOOD WARMERS
AUDIT OF FRESH FROZEN PLASMA USE IN THE REVERSAL OF WARFARIN EXCESS
AUDIT OF GENERAL MEDICAL AND HAEMATOLOGY RED CELL USE.
POST TRANSFUSION HYPERHAEMOLYSIS IN SICKLE CELL DISEASE.
ERRORS IN PATIENT IDENTIFICATION: AN AUDIT AT A LARGE DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL
PLATELET WASTAGE IN A REGIONAL HAEMATOLOGY UNIT
NON HAEMOLYTIC FEBRILE TRANSFUSION REACTIONS - REDUCED INCIDENCE FOLLOWING BLOOD TRANSFUSION TRAINING
ASSESSMENT OF FREE Hb IN RED CELL UNITS.
AUDIT OF PREOPERATIVE AUTOLOGOUS DONATION AND TRANSFUSION
EFFECT OF LEUCODEPLETION ON TRANSFUSION DEPENDENT PATIENTS
PILOT AUDIT OF TRANSFUSION IN PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS
AUDIT OF CURRENT TRANSFUSION PRACTICE IN THE OXFORD REGION
TRANSFUSION AUDIT ACTIVITY IN THE OXFORD REGION BETWEEN 1996 AND 1999
BLOOD USE BY SPECIALITY AND ACTIVITY AT 6 TRUSTS IN THE WEST MIDLANDS.
AUDIT OF HEPATITIS B VACCINATION IN PATIENTS WITH HAEMOPHILIA, THALASSAEMIA OR SICKLE CELL DISEASE
AUDIT OF USE OF GROUP O Rh NEGATIVE RED CELL UNITS IN THE NORTHERN AREA OF THE NBS IN 1999.
BETTER BLOOD TRANSFUSION' - A CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMME
DONOR ANTI-KELL CAUSES CLINICAL PROBLEMS
Are Blood Products being used effectively within Cardiac Surgery?
AN AUDIT OF RED CELL TRANSFUSION PRACTICE IN A LONDON TEACHING HOSPITAL
KNOWLEDGE OF PERIOPERATIVE STAFF IN THE USE OF THE HEMOCUE® HAEMOGLOBINOMETER
BLOOD TRANSFUSION IN THE COMMUNITY 3 YEARS ON
REDUCING WASHED RED CELL USE WITH 3RD GENERATION LEUKODEPLETION.
COMPARISON OF THREE IN-PROCESS WBC FILTERS FOR PLATELET CONCENTRATES: PLATELET ACTIVATION AND MICROVESICULATION
STEPS TAKEN TO AVOID LOSING STATISTICAL CONFIDENCE OF LEUCODEPLETION PROCESSES.
FINAL EVALUATION OF METHODS FOR THE ROUTINE ENUMERATION OF DONOR LEUCOCYTES IN LEUCODEPLETED BLOOD COMPONENTS
PRION PROTEIN RELEASE IN APHERESIS PLATELET CONCENTRATES IS ASSOCIATED WITH PLATELET ACTIVATION AND LYSIS
IMPROVING THE LEUCODEPLETION PERFORMANCE OF THE HAEMONETICS MCS+ FOR DOUBLE DOSE PLATELET COLLECTION
A CASE OF POOR LEUCODEPLETION PERFORMANCE IN COBE SPECTRA PLATELETPHERESIS
A FLUORESCENCE MICROPLATE ASSAY FOR QUANTITATING RESIDUAL DONOR LEUCOCYTES IN LEUCODEPLETED BLOOD COMPONENTS
THE PHARMACOKINETICS AND TOLERANCE OF A SOLVENT/DETERGENT TREATED ANTI-D IN Rh(D)-NEGATIVE HEALTHY VOLUNTEERS
STUDIES OF THE LEUCODEPLETION EFFICIENCY OF THE HAEMONETICS MCS+ PLATELETPHERESIS SYSTEM WITH LRF6H FILTER.
ENUMERATION OF LEUCOCYTES RECOVERED FROM FILTERED RED CELL UNITS.
TRIAL AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW BLOOD PROCESSOR, BIOELETTRONICA BAGPRESS BIO45A
A POSSIBLE ALTERNATIVE TO SCREENING DONORS FOR ANAEMIA WHICH ALLOWS BETTER AND SAFER BLOOD TO BE DONATED - A WILD IDEA?
LAPSED BLOOD DONORS, WHO ARE THEY AND WHY DON'T THEY RETURN?
BLOOD DONORS ARE STILL NOT ADMITTING TO HIGH RISK BEHAVIOURS........
A SURVEY OF SKIN PIERCING IN YOUNG WOMEN
AN ANALYSIS OF BONE MARROW DONATION REQUESTS TO THE WELSH BONE MARROW DONOR REGISTRY (WBMDR) THAT DID NOT PROCEED TO DONATION
PROFILING APHERESIS DONORS
RED CELLS BY APHERESIS
"NEAR DONOR TESTING" ENABLES IMPROVED DOUBLE-DOSE PLATELEPHERESIS
UK EVALUATION OF THE BAXTER AMICUS PLATELETPHERESIS SYSTEM
CREATION OF LOW LEVEL SYPHILIS QC's
USE OF BLOCKING AGENTS TO REDUCE NUMBERS OF FALSE POSITIVE VIROLOGY SCREENING RESULTS
Identification of Hepatitis C Virus Serotypes in the Donor Population of the London and South East Zone Using a Rapid Enzyme-Immunoassay.
DOES THE ORTHO HCV ANTIGEN ASSAY OFFER A FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE TO NAT SCREENING OF BLOOD DONATIONS?
NAT results for Donors reported as HCV Indeterminate
A Novel Procedure for Quality Control in routine Transfusion Microbiology.
INTRODUCTION OF TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI ANTIBODY SCREENING TO THE NATIONAL BLOOD SERVICE.
ABBOTT PRISM HBsAg NEUTRALIZATION ASSAY: WBS EXPERIENCE
VARIABLE REACTIONS WITH A SYPHILIS EIA
DEVELOPMENT OF A SEROLOGICAL TEST FOR HCV CORE PROTEIN
Validation of Nucleic Amplification Technology (NAT) test system for Hepatitis C for use in the National Blood Service
PROVISION OF ANTI-HIV TESTING IN PREGNANCY
INTERACTIONS OF MURINE ANTI-IDIOTOPIC ANTIBODIES TO THE MONOCLONAL HUMAN ANTI-D BRAD-5 CHARACTERISED USING AN IASYS BIOSENSOR
MODULATION OF THE FUNCTION OF DENDRITIC CELLS
FLOW CYTOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF FCγ RECEPTOR EXPRESSION BY PLACENTAL CELL LINES
FIRST 5 NEWCASTLE CORD BLOOD TRANSPLANTS
HANDS-FREE LEUKOCYTE ANTIGEN (HLA) TYPING
BONE MARROW DONATION: PAINFUL OR PAINLESS?
EX VIVO EXPANSION OF MEGAKARYOCYTE PROGENITORS FOR USE IN AUTOLOGOUS TRANSPLANTATION.
THE BLOOD STOCKS MANAGEMENT SCHEME; A COLLABORATIVE VENTURE BETWEEN HOSPITALS AND CENTRES TO OPTIMISE THE USE OF RED BLOOD CELLS.
IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER: ASSESSING LABORATORY TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
THE WELSH ASSESSMENT OF SEROLOGICAL PROFICIENCY SCHEME (WASPS): INVESTIGATION OF ANTIBODY CARRYOVER
THE VALUE OF REGULAR REVIEW OF QUALITY INCIDENTS OCCURRING AT NORTH LONDON BLOOD CENTRE
IMPROVING THE ACCURACY OF MEASUREMENT OF QUALITY PARAMETERS IN MONITORING APHERESIS PLATELETS
STANDARDISATION OF BLOOD COLLECTION
MEASUREMENT METHODS FOR VALIDATION OF TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED CABINETS
TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT METHODS FOR GMP VALIDATION OF BLOOD PLASMA FREEZING EQUIPMENT
EFFECTS OF PLASMA AND HEMATOCRIT ON THE MEASUREMENT OF RESIDUAL LEUCOCYTES IN LEUCODEPLETED RED CELL CONCENTRATE
SUBPOPULATION OF LEUCOCYTES RECOVERED FROM OF LEUCODEPLETION FILTERS
VALIDATION OF A BLOOD GROUP ANALYSER
TRACKING BLOOD IN A 600 BED HOSPITAL
HOSPITAL BASED TRANSFUSION NURSE SETTING UP THE ROLE
REDUCTION OF DONOR BLOOD AND BLOOD PRODUCT USAGE BY 50%
MONITORING OF CENTRIFUGE RUN DATA
ARE THERE AREAS OF PRE-TRANSFUSION TESTING NOT COVERED BY EXISTING BCSH GUIDELINES?
COLUMN AGGLUTINATION TECHNOLOGY - ARE WE MAKING THE MOST OF IT?