What is the Point of HTLV Testing?
The Realities of Nucleic Acid Testing
Progress with Prions
Rationale, Current Status and Future of Pathogen Reduction of Cellular Blood Components
Platelets from Elusive Corpuscles in the Blood to Main Players in Cardiovascular Disease and in Adaptive Immunity
Switching on T and B Cells
Educating Cells to Recognize Viruses
Blood as a Rare and Risky Resource – The Role of the Hospital Transfusion Team (HTT) in Educating the Masses
Haemovigilance in Ireland (2000–2002)
Now we are Six
Safe and Effective Transfusion Study
Out-of-Fridge Temperature Changes in Red Cell Units
Audit of Transfusion Knowledge for the Creation of an Evidence-Based Framework for Blood Transfusion Education at a Regional Cancer Centre
What are Stem Cells?
Stem Cells – What do we do with them?
A Flow Cytometric Functional Assay to Predict Immune Destruction of Transfused Red Cells
Fetal RHD Genotyping Using Free Fetal DNA in Maternal Plasma
Late-Developing Red Cell Antibodies in Pregnancy
The Production of Soluble Recombinant Kell Antigens and their use in Screening Human Sera for Anti-Kell Blood Group Antibodies
Drug-Induced AIHA in Association with Mefloquine Antimalarial Prophylaxis
Two Novel K0 Alleles in the Swedish Population
Randomized Controlled Trial of Acute Normovolaemic Haemodilution in Elective Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
An Audit of Effectiveness, Complications and Outcome of Plasma Exchange in the Trent Region
Defective Platelet Function among Platelet Donors
The Use of Stimulated Granulocyte Transfusions to Prevent Recurrence of Past Severe Infections after Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation
Effect of Autologous Salvaged Blood on Postoperative Natural Killer Cell Precursor Frequency
Dendritic Cells Fused with Autologous Myeloid Leukaemia Blast Cells Generate Tumour-Specific T-Cell Cytotoxicity
Life and the Red Cell
Implementing Better Blood Transfusion – The Haematologist's View
BBT2 – The Anaesthetists' Perspective
Making Progress in Haemovigilance
Clinical Audit Training in the National Blood Service
SPOT's Benchmarking UK Transfusion Practice
Audit of Consent and Documentation for Therapeutic Apheresis
National Blood Service Registered Nurse Framework for Training and Education
Phenotypic and Molecular Characterization of Platelets from Thrombasthenia Patients
Human Erythroid RhCG is Expressed as Multiple Isoforms
Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) in England and Wales
Lowering the Transfusion Trigger? The Effects of Implementation of New Transfusion Guidelines on Patients Undergoing Standard Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
Surveillance of Infections in Nonblood (Tissue) Donors in England
A Simple Spectrophotometric Method for the Quantification of Residual Haemoglobin in Platelet Concentrates
Functional Characteristics of Photochemically Treated Platelets
The Future for Healthcare Science
The Future for Blood Transfusion Healthcare Science – The Role of BBTS
Human Glycoprotein VI
The Scientific Art of Influencing
Towards Universal Prenatal RHD Genotyping for all Rh D-Negative Pregnant Women
Applications of DNA Analysis for Red Blood Cell Phenotyping in the Blood Centre
Novel Ideas for Blood Grouping and Antibody Screening
Off-the-Shelf Red Cells
Noninvasive Monitoring for Fetal Anaemia
Quality Assurance of Fetomaternal Haemorrhage
Recent Advances in the Assessment of FMH by Flow Cytometry
DOH/MHRA Accreditation – A Hospital Perspective
The Accreditation of Stem Cell Services by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Co-Expression of Weak and Partial D Antigens in a Twin Pregnancy
Rh D Typing with DiaMed Enzyme/NaCl Column
Two Examples of Anti-Cw in Pregnancy
Maternal Anti-Jra Results in a Positive DAT, But no Clinical HDN
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Another Example of Sc-Related Autoantibody
An Unusual Case of Anti-P1
Weak D
Clostridium perfringens Septicaemia and Fatal Intravascular Haemolysis
Are Follow-Up Samples Needed after Fetomaternal Haemorrhage Estimation by Flow Cytometry?
The Importance of Appropriate Analysis of Flow Cytometry Data in the Estimation of Fetomaternal Haemorrhage
Evaluation of Three Kits for Partial D Typing
Anti-k, HDN and Impaired Erythropoiesis
Acute Paroxysmol Cold Haemoglobinuria (PCH) which did not Demonstrate P Specificity
Hyperhaemolysis Syndrome in Sickle Cell Disease
Effectiveness of Diamed DAT Dilution Cards in Predicting the Clinical Significance of a Positive DAT
You Cannot Always Trust a Guinea Pig
Just Like London Buses
Reducing Manual Intervention in Blood Grouping and Antibody Screening by Introducing the Galileo at the Royal London Hospital
Fetal–Maternal Haemorrhage and ABO Incompatibility
Anti-E Involved in Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn
Unusual Case of ABO HDN of Twin Fetuses
Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn Caused by a New Kell Antigen
Anti-Mia Causing Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn in a British Family
A New UK Rhnull Blood Donor and the International Rare Donor Panel
Presence of Aberrant Band 3 and Glycophorin Dantu in a Patient with Hereditary Elliptocytosis
The Effect of Red-Cell Diluents in the Detection of Kidd Antibodies Using Column Agglutination Technology
Double or Nothing?
Investigation of a Fatal Case of Rh D Hydrops Fetalis Using Quantitative and Functional Assays
Mass Screening of Afro-Caribbean Donors Using Murine Monoclonal Anti-Jsb
Weak D Typing by Polymerase Chain Reaction
A New Variant in the Ok Blood Group System
Provision of Clinical Information – a 6-Month Review
A Case of Anti-Hy in a Sickle Patient with an Unusual Dombrock Phenotype
Yt(a+) Blood can be Safely Transfused When Anti-Yta Reactivity is Weak
The Path to Electronic Issue Within a Large NHS Trust
Early Pregnancy Invasive Procedures and Anti-D Prophylaxis
Transfusion Management and Outcomes of Patients with Neonatal Sepsis or Atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome and T Activation
Serological Investigation of Patients with Autoimmune Haemolytic Anaemia
Health Economic Evaluation of Antenatal Screening for HPA-1a-Induced Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia
The Level of Anti-HPA-1a does not Appear to be Related to the Severity of Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia
Teicoplanin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
Investigation of 72 Suspected TRALI Cases in the National Blood Service
Latex Particle Agglutination Screening Test for the Detection of Antibodies that Cause TRALI
Immunocytochemical Analysis of CD41, CD61 and Human Platelet Antigen 1a Expression in Human Placenta
Evaluation of the DiaMed HPA1a Typing Assay
High-Throughput HPA Genotyping Using the Taqman Fluorogenic 5′ Nuclease Assay
Audit on Peri-Operative Blood Transfusion Practice in a District General Hospital
The Cost-Effectiveness of Intra-Operative Cell Salvage
A Nurse-Led Transfusion Programme for Haematology Patients
Review of Maximum Surgical Blood Order Schedule (MSBOS). Appropriate Use, Total Knee Replacement (TKR)
Pre-Operative Autologous Blood Donation in Elective Orthopaedic Surgery
Better Blood Transfusion – The Cell Salvage Co-ordinator Role
Audit of Blood Collection in a Large Hospital Demonstrating Compliance with Hospital Policy
Evaluation of the Gambro Trima Cell Separator for the Collection of Multiple Components
Reducing Red Cell Transfusion by Audit and Education at a University Teaching Hospital
Attitudes to Home Blood Transfusion
The Impact of Cell Salvage Technology on Patients Undergoing Revision of Total Hip Replacement
Improving Patient Safety
An Audit of Practice in Blood Administration in Different Clinical Settings in the Same Hospital
Appropriate Requesting of Irradiated Blood and Blood Products in a District General Hospital
An Evaluation of Autologous Blood Reinfusion System in Total Knee Replacement
The Incidence and Significance of Transfusion Reactions in a Hospital General Day Case Unit
Peri-Operative Cell Salvage – Evolution not Revolution
A Transfusion is for Life
Postoperative Knee Drain Cell Salvage and Reinfusion Audit Update
Better Blood Transfusion Continuing Education Programme
Implementation of an Incident Reporting System
Transfusion-Related Immunomodulation – The Effect of Leucodepletion on Postoperative Infection Rates
Red Cell Exchange and Intravenous Anti-D to Treat Transfusion of Rh D-Incompatible Red Cells
The Transfusion Record – Improving Practice and Traceability
Transfusion Zealots – Spreading the Word!
Pre-Operative Autologous Deposit – Why does it go Wrong?
Eight-Year Cell Salvage Experience
National Audit Day of Peri-Operative Red Blood Cell Transfusion
Plasma Exchange in Multiple Sclerosis
Use of Intravenous Immunoglobulin Infusions for the Treatment of Pregnancies Complicated by Rh D Isoimmunization
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Use of Sequential Audit in Reducing Transfusion of Blood Products in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Plasma Exchange Therapy for Acute Nonsteroid-Responsive Multiple Sclerosis
Comparative Audit of Blood Product Irradiation Practice in 12 Haemato-Oncology Units
Standard Joint Arthroplasty
Validation of Trima Accel
An Investigation into Clots in Blood Packs
Removal of BSE Infectivity from a solution of Factor VIII and Fibrinogen by Ion Exchange Chromatography
Application of a Real-Time PCR Assay in the Quantification of Low Leucocyte Numbers
Evaluation of the Baxter Intercept System for Pathogen Reduction of Pooled Platelets
Results of Methylene Blue-Treated and -Removed Fresh Frozen Plasma in Routine Production
Validation of the Baxter Automated Platelet Pooling System
Processing Pooled Buffy Coat Platelet Concentrates for the Baxter Intercept System
Routine Haemoglobin Quality Monitoring Data Obtained from MacoPharma Leucoflex LCR5 Top and Bottom SAGM Quadruple Packs
In Vitro Evaluation of a New Platelet Storage Bag for Extended Storage of Platelets
Assessment of Variability in Platelet Count and pH Measurement across Quality Monitoring Laboratories in the UK Blood Services
Comparison of Bags for Storage of Paediatric Platelet Concentrates
Comparison of Butyryl-Trihexyl-Citrate Polyvinyl Chloride Storage Bags for Platelet Concentrates
Occurrence of Weak Propidium-Positive Events during Flow Cytometric White Blood Cell Counting
Blood Donor Deferral in a Tertiary Care Hospital of North India
Haemoglobin Testing of Apheresis Donors
Virtual Museum of Transfusion Medicine. A Computer Demonstration of the Online Museum
Blood Donor Motivation and Retention
HTLV-I and -II in Blood Donors in England and Wales
Development of an HTLV-I PCR Assay
Acute HCV Seroconversion in a Scottish Blood Donor
HIV-Positive Blood Donations
The Clinical Benefit of Detecting Isolated NAT-HCV Positivity
Lot Release of Microbiology Blood Screening Kits in the English National Blood Service
Implementation of a Nucleic Acid Technology Assay for Screening Blood Donor Minipools for HIV
Recall of Donors with Falsely Reactive Results at Newcastle National Blood Service
Anti-HB Core Testing in Ireland
Dendritic Cell Maturation with Oligomeric MUC-1 Peptide and Liposome-Encapsulated MUC-1 Oligomer
CD34 Viability Testing of PBSC Harvests
The Use of Haemopoietic Progenitor Cells Stored for >5 years
An Audit of Transfusion Request Labelling
Electronic Storage of Training Records
Use of an Infrared Thermometer for Measurement of Blood Bag Temperature
Electronic Blood Tracking Systems
Material Transfer Agreements – Optimizing Use
Validation of the ‘Galileo’ – A Fully Automated Immunohaematology System for Blood Group Serology
Size Matters
Why Choose Plasma?
An Evaluation of Platelet Counting Methods in Thrombocytopenic Samples
The Development and Re-Audit of a Surgical Blood Order Schedule in a Busy Teaching Hospital
Electronic Transfer of Information between a Blood Service and a Hospital Blood Bank