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Identifying the Optimal Red Cell Transfusion Threshold for Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants
A Randomized Crossover Trial Comparing In-Vivo Platelet Recovery and Survival of Leukoreduced Apheresis and Whole Blood Derived Platelets
Galactosylation Inhibits in vitro Phagocytosis of Functionally Active Refrigerated Human Platelets Obtained from Standard Platelet Concentrates
Phage Display Tools for Automated Blood Typing
Yield of WNV Positive Donors from Minipool and Individual Donation NAT in 2003
West Nile Virus RNA Dynamics and Antibody Evolution Based on Follow-Up of Viremic Blood Donors
Survival After Blood Transfusion Among Olmsted County Minnesota Residents, 1993-2003
The Impact of Computerized Decision Support Guidelines on Transfusion Practice
The Effect of Platelet Count on the Thrombelastograph® (TEG) Parameters
Decreased Line Related Infections Coincident with Implementation of Universal Leukoreduction of Blood Transfusions
Transfusion Efficacy of Seven Day Old Apheresis Platelets Collected on the COBE Spectra Using the Single Needle LRS Procedure
Long-Term Survival After Autologous Blood Transfusion Among Olmsted County, Minnesota Residents Undergoing Surgery in 1992-98
Use of Platelet PGD® Test for Determination of Bacterial Contamination of Cell Therapy Culture Systems
“Fast” Dendritic Cell Differentiation from Monocytes Isolated on a Cord Blood Filter
Effect of Group B Strep Antigen-Positive Maternal Donors on Cord Blood Transplant Outcome
Formation of Anti-D in Allogeneic Rh Mismatched HPC Transplants
Development of a Closed System for Isolation and Culture of Blood Outgrowth Endothelial Cells
Prophylactic Amotosalen-Treated Splenocytes Effectively Prevent Lethality from Delayed Murine CMV Challenge in Allogeneic BMT Recipients
Relative Yield of Mini-Pool vs. Individual Donation NAT for West Nile Virus RNA
Dynamics of WNV Infection and Resolution Among Blood Donors
Assessing the Trade-Off Between Maximum Attainable Safety and Testing Capacity for West Nile Virus Nucleic Acid Testing of Donated Blood
Relationship Between West Nile Virus RNA Screening and Igm Sero- conversion Rates in Blood Donors in an Epidemic Region
West Nile Virus Interview Study in US Blood Donors
Long Term Infection of Human Primary Monocyte/Macrophages with WNV Produces Infectious Particles
Prevalence of Posterior Subcapsular Cataract in Granulocyte Donors
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura-Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
Refractory Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Following Vascular Surgery
Retrospective Evaluation of Baxter Amicus and Trima Accel for Platelet Collection in the Same Donor
Multiple Platelet Component Collection and Donor Selection Using the Plateletpheresis Donor's Post Procedure Platelet Count the Trima and Trima Accel Algorithms
A Multi-Site Method Comparison Trial Using the Critscan Hematocrit Measuring Device
Development of a Blood Screening Test for Chagas' Infection in US Blood Donors
Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis
Application of Geographic Information Systems for Mapping and Cluster Analysis of Babesia Microti Seroprevalence in CT Blood Donors
Performance Charateristics of a Prototype of Filter for Removing Infectious Prion from Red Cell Concentrates
Efficacy of Epstein-Barr Virus Removal by Leukoreduction of Red Blood Cells
Prevalence and Characterization of Persistent Human Erythrovirus (HE) Infection in Blood Donors
Lymphocyto-Plasmapheresis in the Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis
Successful Treatment of Sickle Cell Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction Syndrome with Steroids, IVIG, and Plasma-To-RBC Exchange Transfusion
Plasma Exchange in a Child with Henoch-Schonlein Purpura and Massive Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia with Cryoglobuminemia
Automated Red Cell Reduction in Polycythemia Using a Non-Therapeutic Apheresis Instrument
Lymphocytapheresis in the Treatment of Psoriasis
ADP Acting on P2Y13 Receptors Is a Negative Feedback Pathway for ATP Release from Human Red Blood Cells
Storage of Red Blood Cells Affects Flippase, but Not Scramblase Activity
Transient Adverse Metabolic Effects of a 24-Hour Hold of Whole Blood at 20–22°C on the in vitro Quality of Components Prepared by the PRP Method
In vitro and in vivo Comparison of Leukoreduced Prbc's from Trima Accel and WB Collection Systems After Freezing and Thawing
Automated High-Throughput Quantitation of Residual Wbcs in Filtered Components by Capillary Cytometry
A Systematical Dose—Response Analysis on Lenograstim Plus Dexamethasone for Neutrophil Mobilization and Collection for Transfusion
Genetic Variability in West Nile Virus (WNV) Isolates from the 2002 Epidemic in the US
Determination of WNV Nucleic Acid Sequences in Envelope Region from Plasma Samples of Positive Blood Donors
Prevalence Rates of Selected Viral Infections Among Temporarily Deferred Donors Who Returned to Donate Blood
Managing HIV Transfusion Risk in South Africa—a High Prevalence Country
Efficacy of Apheresis Platelets Treated with Riboflavin and Ultraviolet Light for Pathogen Reduction
Clinical Trial on the Use of Pathogen Inactivated Platelets, with Helinxtm Technology, in Cardio Paediatric Surgery and Cirrhotic Patients
Trends in Red Cell-Associated ABO Mistransfusions, Acute and Delayed Hemolytic and Delayed Serologic Transfusion Reactions in the Quebec Hemovigilance System
BNP as a Potential Diagnostic Marker in the Differential Diagnosis of Transfusion-Induced Circulatory Fluid Overload
“Low-Leaded” Blood for Neonatal Transfusion Therapy
Enhancing Effect of Platelet-Derived Microvesicles from Outdated Platelet Concentrates on the Invasive Potential of Breast Cancer Cells
The Role of Platelet Derived Soluble CD40L (Scd40l; CD154) in Adverse Reactions to Platelet Transfusions
Four-Year Trends in the Incidence of Bacterial Contaminations in the Quebec Hemovigilance System
A Cluster of Bacterially Contaminated of Blood Products
Initial Results of Culturing Apheresis Platelets to Detect Bacterial Contamination
Quality Control Testing Using the BacT/ALERT on Apheresis Platelet Collections to Reduce the Risk of Transfusion-Transmitted Bacterial Sepsis
Routine Bacterial Screening of Platelets
Clinical Performance of the Pall BDS Bacterial Detection System
Validation of Expired Red Cells for Use in Antibody Identification Tube Tests
Cromer Blood Group Tca/b Polymorphism in a Malaria Endemic Area of West Africa
Crystal Structure of NNA7, an FAB Fragment That Recognizes the Glycopeptide N Blood Group Antigen
An Alternative Translation of a Variant ABO*A Allele Caused by a Trans- lation-Initiator Mutation Leads to a Weak a Phenotype
DNA Analysis as an Essential Adjunct to the Identification of Knops System Antibodies
Blood Group Antigen Typing by DNA Analysis in a Custom Bead Array Format
Merging the Pathogenesis of Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury
In vivo Murine Model of Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury
Adverse Transfusion Reactions with Respiratory Signs and Symptoms Including TRALI in the Quebec Hemovigilance System
Epidemiology of Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury in Gifit, the French Hemovigilance Database. a Study of the French Hemovigilance Network
High Probability Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury Cases
Use of BNP to Evaluate TRALI
Bacterial Screening of Whole Blood Derived Platelets
Validation of BacT/ALERT® Plastic Culture Bottles for Use in Testing of Whole Blood Derived Leukocyte Reduced PRP-Derived Platelets
Low Inoculum ( < 5 CFU/mL) Recovery of Bacteria by the BacT/ALERT in Platelet Components
Growth of Staphylococcus Epidermidis in Pooled Platelet Concentrates and Detection Using Pall Ebds
Performance Evaluation of the Pall eBDS Bacterial Detection Method and Direct Comparison with BacT/Alert, pH, and Swirling
Application of pH Testing for Bacterial Detection of Platelets
Zena
Identification of Immunodominant Alloreactive Epitopes on the Jka Protein That Induce Either Th1 or Th2 Cytokine Expression
Heterogeneity at the FUT1 and FUT2 Loci
Positive Ham Test on Pegylated Red Blood Cells (RBCs) Mimics Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)
Contemporaneous Autoantibodies and Alloantibodies
West-Austrian DNA Polymorphism of ABO Alleles Causing Weak Blood Group a Expression
Evaluation of Platelets Stored for 8 Days in PL 2410 Containers
Further Investigation of Use of Radiolabeling Studies to Document Platelet Efficacy
A Novel Strategy to Generate Platelet-Like Fragments from Megakaryocytic Cell Lines
Possible Role of CO2 in Upregulation of Glycolysis During Platelet Storage
Donor Dependent Glycolysis Rates for Platelets Stored in Plasma
Evaluation of a New Whole Blood Leukoreduction Filter Which Allows for Platelet Production
Experience with an “Improved” Version of an Hbsag Assay and Reentry of Associated Deferred Donors
Long-Term Persistence of Hepatitis B Virus in an Hbsag-Negative, Anti-Hbc-Positive Blood Donor
Yield Analysis on Current Anti-Hbc Donor Deferral Policy
Experience with Re-Entry of Donors Deferred for One Hit Hbc
HCV Lookbacks Post-Implementation of Nucleic Acid Testing
Temporal Patterns of HIV and HCV Infection Among Donors by NAT and ELISA, 1999–2003
Decreased H Expression and Susceptibility to Apoptosis by All-Trans Retinoic Acid
Missense Mutations Outside the Catalytic Domain of the ABO Glycosyltransferase Can Cause Weak Blood Group A and B Phenotypes. in vitro Mutagenesis Study
Drug-Induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia Serologically Presenting as Cold Agglutinin Syndrome
The Production of Anti-Fyb in Mice Transfused with Blood from Fyb Expressing Transgenic Mice
Apparent Homozygosity of the Rare dCxes Haplotype and Associated Antibody to a High Incidence Rh Antigen
Novel B Allele Creates an Amino Acid Substitution in the Disordered Loop of B-Transferase Enzyme
Long-Term Microchimerism in Trauma Patients Transfused with Non-Leukoreduced and Leukoreduced Units
Activation of Cord-Blood-Derived Mast Cells by Plasma Samples Implicated in Allergic Transfusion Reactions
Passive Reporting of Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) to a Large Regional Blood Center
TRALI
High Probability Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury Cases
A Case of TRALI with Donor Antibodies Against Three Cognate HLA Antigens in the Recipient
Statistical Analysis of Vital Sign Value Changes in Patients Undergoing Uncomplicated Transfusions
Blood Transfusion Management System Connecting with a Barcoded Patient-Blood Unit Identification System
Ten-Year Experience Using the Check—Type to Prevent ABO Incompatible Transfusions
The Risk of Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions Due to Passively-Acquired ABO Antibodies
Risk of a Reaction When Transfused with Whole Blood Derived Platelets Versus Apheresis Platelets in Thrombocytopenic Cancer Patients
Bacterial Testing and Platelet Transfusion Reactions
Evaluation of Trima® V. 5.01 Patch for Detection of WBC Contamination of SDP
Evaluation of the Timing of Sampling for Counting Platelets in Apheresis Components
Run Parameters of Trima® Accel™ WBC Saturation Events
Donor Acceptance and Red Cell Quality of Automated Collection of Double Red Cell Products
Effect of Collection Rate During Apheresis on the Granulocyte Collection Efficiency and Yield
Eligibility for Automated Collection of Two Red Blood Cell Units in Two European Donor Populations
Baxter Alyx Evaluation
Improvement of Platelet Collection with the Amicus Crescendo Separator with Software 2.5 Compared to Software 2.4
Centralized Coordination for Conducting Multi-Site Studies for TTP in the Era of HIPAA
Collection of Mncs with Two Different Cell Separators for Adoptive Immunotherapy
Trima Accel and WB Collection Systems After Freezing and Thawing
Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis with Plasmapheresis
Preparation of Fresh Frozen Plasma as Side Effect of Plateletpheresis
Evaluation of the Baxter Alyx Component Collection System
Severe Allergic Reactions During Plasma Exchange in Recurrent, Pregnancy-Associated TTP
Using Heparin 5,000 Units in Hydroxyethyl Starch (Pentastarch) for Granulocyte Collection
Productive Plateletpheresis
The Impact of a 25 Apheresis Technology Substitution on a Regional Blood Center
The Southampton Experience! The Introduction of GAMBO TRIMA “Accel” Cell Separators into Southampton Apheresis Unit Sept-Dec 03 as a National Validation for the National Blood Service
The Use of Double Erythrocytapheresis for Autologous Donation
Assessment of CD3+ Lymphocyte Yield Collected by Apheresis and Patients' Therapeutic Needs
Therapeutic Apheresis at a Tertiary Care Hospital, 1998–2003
Pregnancy Complicated by Sickle Cell Disease and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
One Approach to Leukocyte Pre-Collection Evaluation and Documentation
Cardiogenic Shock Complicates Successful Treatment of Refractory TTP with Rituximab
Prospective Evaluation of Plasma Products Prepared by a Newly-Developed High-Separation Core Bowl Procedure
Comprehensive Evaluation of the ALYX Mobile Component Collection System
Inactivation and Elimination of Bacteria by Storage of Blood and Buffy Coats and by the Preparation Procedure for Plasmareduced Platelet Concentrates
Bacteria Growth in Leukoreduced AS-3 Red Cell Concentrates (RCC) and Detection with PALL Ebds
Bacteria Growth in Platelet Additive Solution
Evaluation of an Enhanced Bacterial Detection System in Leucocyte Depleted Platelets Stored in Platelet Additive Solution
Detection of Bacteria in Platelet Concentrates
Development of Molecular Assays for the Detection and Identification of Bloodborne Bacteria
Performance Evaluation of Real-Time PCR Instruments
A Rapid Assay for the Detection of Bacteria in Platelet Units
Validation of the Versatrek Blood Culture Detection System for Detection of Bacterial Contamination of Platelets
BACTEC Detection of Bacteria in Platelet Pools
Validation of pH Determination on Random Donor Platelets for the Detection of Bacteria
Utilizing Multi-Reagent Dipsticks for Bacteria Detection Screening in Platelet Concentrates Stored in the Terumo TERUFLEX® XT612 Platelet Container
Bacterial Detection in Platelet Concentrates
Detection of Culture-Positive Platelet Units by Testing In-Date and Out-Date Platelet Concentrates with the Platelet PGD® Test
Correlation of PGD Test Result and pH of Platelet Concentrates Inoculated with Bacteria
Model Systems Revealing the Diversity of Bacterial Growth in Platelets
Growth Curves and Correlation of OD600 to Colony Forming Units Per Milliliter for Seventeen Microbes Most Commonly Known to Contaminate Platelets
2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate in 70% Isopropyl Alcohol Donor Arm Scrub Validation
Appraisal of a Proprietary Preparation for Pre-Donation Donor Arm Disinfection
Detection of Bacterial Growth in Contaminated Red Blood Cell Concentrates Using Scansystem™
Bacterial Detection in Red Blood Cell Concentrates Using Scansystem™
Detection of Bacterial Contamination in Whole-Blood Derived Platelet Concentrates
Scansystem™ Bacteria Detection Device for Detection of Bacterial Contamination in Platelets Stored in Additive Solution
Bacterial Screening of Platelet Concentrates Using Dipstick Measurements of Glucose and Ph
A Blood Center Experience Using pH Paper for Detection of Bacterial Contamination of Whole Blood-Derived Platelets
Impact of the Pall® Enhanced Bacterial Detection System (Ebds) in a Blood Center Heavily Reliant on Random Platelet Production
Evaluation of BacT/ALERT 3D Signature in a Blood Bank Setting, One-Year Anniversary
Impact of Bacterial Detection in a Blood Center
Effects of Platelet Sample Volume on Bacteria Detection Time in the BacT/ALERT System
Bacterial Testing of Platelets Pheresis Using Bactalert
Validation of the BacT/Notify Remote Notification Software System
Evaluation of Materials for Control of Bacterial Testing with the BacT/ALERT System
Bacterial Screening Test on Packed Red Cell and Single Donor Platelet Concentrates
Bacterial Detection
Bacterial Contamination of a Plateletpheresis Product with Streptococcus Group C
Successful Treatment with Amphotericin B, Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor, and Granulocyte Transfusion in a Fusarium Infected Neutropenic Patient Refractory to Voriconazole
Clinical Adverse Events During Cryopreserved Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cell (PBPC) Infusion
Donor Lymphocyte Infusion Preventing Graft Rejection in a Patient with Omenn Syndrome
Spontaneous Graft-vs-Host Disease Following Autologous Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cell Transplantation
The First Succesful Non-Related Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant in Mexico
Validation of Overnight Storage of Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cell Products Prior to Infusion
Prolonged Pre-Freeze Processing Time and Cell Concentration of Autologous Stem Cell Products Results in Loss of Cell Viability and Delayed Engraftment
Influence of Oxygen and CO2 Concentration on the Liquid Storage of Purified Mobilized Peripheral Blood CD34+ Cells
Functional Properties of CD34+ Cells Recovered from the Whole Blood Leukocyte-Depletion Filters
Blood Donor Leukocyte Reduction Filters as a Source of Human Peripheral Blood-Derived Endothelial Progenitor Cells (Epcs)
Ex vivo Expansion, Transduction and Transplantation of Murine Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Progenitors
Inflammatory Mediators Do Not Inhibit Tolerance Induction by Veto Based Cellular Immunotherapy
Generation of Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells and Regulatory T Cells by Infusion of Autologous Photopheresis-Induced Apoptotic Leukocytes
Rapid and Accurate Qualification of Cord Blood Units for CD34+ Cells Using the Stem-Kit™ Assay
Whole Body Radiation
Use of Rfviia for the Reestablishment of Hemostasis After Cardiopulmonary Bypass Reduces Blood Utilization
Clinical Awareness of T Polyagglutination and a Possible Role for Recombinant Factor Viia in Transfusion Medicine
Anticoagulant Effects on Routine Coagulation Monitoring Pentasaccharide Anticoagulants Demonstrate Use of a Novel Pathway for Clot Formation When Tested by Protimes and 1:1 Mixing Studies
Severe Persistent Thrombocytopenia Following Rattlesnake Envenomation
Automation of Glycerolization of RBC Units Using the High Separation Bowl in the Haemonetics ACP® 215 Instrument
Evaluation of Frozen ACD-A/Adsol (AS-1) RBC Products
Post-Thaw Storage of Red Cells Affected by the Use of Different Additive Solutions
Post-Thaw Storage of Red Cells in Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Plastic Bags Results in Increased Hemolysis
Refractometer and Osmometer to Estimate Glycerol in Thawed, Glycerolized RBC
Evaluation of 2500 Cgy Gamma Irradiated ACD-A/Adsol Red Blood Cells (RBCs)
Evaluation of Gamma Irradiated ACD-A/Adsol RBCs
Gamma Irradiation of Trima Accel RBC Units
The Effect of Γ-Radiation in Red Blood Cells
The Effect of Irradiation on Platelet Concentrates, Stored for 7 Days
Effects of Thawing FFP at 37°C and 45°C and Prolonged Storage on the Coagulation Factors V, VII, and VIII
Preliminary Evaluation of a New FFP Thawing Technology
Evaluation of Cryoprecipitated AHF from Fresh Frozen Plasma Collected by Apheresis Technology
Either Reducing or Increasing the Molecular Volume of Recombinant Factor IX Accelerates Its Overall Clearance in a Mouse Model of Hemophilia B
Leukodepletion Improves Storage Quality and Preservation of Clotting Activity in Whole Blood
Comparison of Apheresis Versus Preparation Concentrates
The In-Vitro Quality of Comtec™ Apheresis Platelet Concentrates Using the Intercept™ Preparation Set and Blood System Over an Extended Storage Period of 7 Days
Nine-Day Storage of Apheresis-Derived Platelets in a Container with Higher Oxygen Permeability
Modified PAS III Containing Magnesium and Potassium Improves in vitro Storage Parameters of Pathogen-Inactivated Platelets
Impact of Different Hold Time Prior to Addition of Platelet Additive Solution on in vitro Quality of Apheresis Platelets
Functional Evaluation of Platelet Concentrates Stored for Up to 7 Days Using a Flow Chamber System Under Physiologic Flow Conditions
Involvement of P-Selectin and Gpibα in Fast and Delayed Posttransfusion Clearance of Stored Platelets
Comparison of Two Automated Blood Fractionation Systems in the Routine Preparation of Leucoreduced Pooled Buffy Coat Derived Platelet Concentrates in Additive Solution
Evaluation of the Pall Leukotrap RCPL System for Production of Leukocyte-Reduced Platelets
Preparation of Platelet Concentrates from Pooled Buffy Coats Using the Orbisac BC System
Development of WBC Fragments During Preparation and Storage of Platelet Concentrates as Measured Using Real-Time PCR
Laboratory Validation of Autologous Platelet Gel
Surface Expression of Phosphatidylserine Shows an Inverse Relation with Surface Glycoprotein 1b in Stored Platelets
Effect of Interruption of Agitation on in vitro Quality of Platelet Concentrates
Evaluation of the Sepacell R500II® Sterile Dock Leukocyte Reduction Filter Set with Red Blood Cells Collected Using Haemonetics MCS+
In vivo Study of the Macopharma In-Line Leukoflex MTL1 Leukoreduction System for Filtration of Whole Blood
Transfer of RBC Filtration from 20–24°C to 1–6°C When Using the Leucolab System
Evaluation of Sepacell RS-2000® (Leukoconnect) Sterile Dock Leukocyte Reduction Filter with Red Blood Cells Collected Using Haemonetics MCS+
Reducing Red Blood Cell Leukoreduction Filter Failures by Bedside Blood Bag Tubing Stripping
Reducing Red Blood Cell Leukoreduction Filter Failures by Automated Collection Mixer Scales
Whole Blood Filtration Failures Due to the Presence of Cold Agglutinins
The Use of Leukodepletion Technology to Automate DNA Sample Prep
Utilization of Collection Staff to Perform In-Line Filtering of Whole Blood Units at Outlying Centers
Evaluation of a New Device for Low Level White Cell Counting
Simplified Method for Calculating in vitro Red Blood Cell Recovery (RBCR) for Leukoreduced RBC
8-Week Red Cell Storage with a Conventional-Volume Additive Solution
Factors Affecting the Formations of White Particulate Matter
Storage of RCC with Maintenance of Both 2, 3-DPG and ATP During at Least 42 Days
CPD Red Blood Cells Exhibit Minimally Higher Extracellular Potassium Content During Storage Than CPDA-1 Red Blood Cells
Efficient Washing and Satisfactory 24-Hour Post-Wash Storage of AS- 1, AS-3, AS-5 and CPDA-1 Red Cell Units Using an Automated Closed System
Evaluation of a New Hemoglobin Meter
Investigation of Type of Sterile Connections on in vitro Quality of Blood Products
Flow Cytometric Analysis of Chemokine Receptor Expression on Lymphocytes in Packed Red Cell Units
Detection and Enumeration of Residual Red Blood Cells in Platelet Products by Use of Flow Cytometric Methods
pH Failures of Apheresis Products
Observations Related to the pH of Apheresis Platelets
Novel Dynamic Light Scattering Method for the Determination of Platelet Quality and Viability
Transfused, Stored Platelets Have the Same in vivo Functions as Autologous Platelets, Measured by the Thrombelastograph® (TEG)
Use of the Thromboelastogram (TEG) in the in vitro Evaluation of Platelet Quality
Protocol for 51-Cr and 111-In Radiolabeling of Fresh Blood (Control) Platelets in vitro
Estimating the Probability of a Vasovagal Reaction or Fatigue Based on Comprehensive Data Collected from 1,000 Whole Blood Donors
Donor Reactions Requiring Additional Medical Care
Whole-Blood Donor Complications Leading to Outside Medical Care
The Effect of Ethnicity on the Incidence of Vasovagal Reactions in First-Time Whole-Blood Donors
The Effect of Decreasing the Whole-Blood Collection Volume on Vasovagal Reactions Rates in First-Time, Caucasian High-School Students
Effect of Reactions in Allogeneic Whole-Blood Donors on Intervals from Donation to Next Presentation
Female Gender by Itself Increases Vasovagal Reaction Rates in 17- Year-Old, First-Time, Caucasian Blood Donors
Syncope in Blood Donors
Does Low Dose Iron Supplement Therapy Increase Blood Donations by Women?
Haemoglobin in Plasma Donors
Drinking Water 30 Minutes Prior to Blood Donation Can Decrease the Blood Donor's Hemoglobin Concentration
Efficacy of Laser-Based Capillary Blood Sampling in Anemia Screening
Vitamin Supplements to Accomplish a Preoperative Autologous Blood Collection Program
Introduction of the Self-Administered Donor History Questionnaire
Automated Donor Interviewing
The Effectiveness of Confidential Unit Exclusion (CUE)
Hypertension Assessment and Referral by a Community Blood Center
Autoantibodies and C-Reactive Protein Levels in Serum of Blood Donors Before the Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Frequent Donors Demonstrate Increased Interest in the Health Benefits of Blood Donation
Red Cell Loss in Apheresis Donations
Hepatitis B Immunisation Status of Two Different Blood Donor Populations in Germany
Demographic and Donor Characteristics Among Blood Donors in Northwest China
Deferrals of Potential First-Time Blood Donors
Anti HBc Tests—a Useful Screening Parameter for Blood Donations
Evaluation of a Test for Anti-HB core Screening in Blood Donors
Analysis of Donors Eligible for a Modified HBsAg Re-Entry Protocol
Utilizing Process Improvement Techniques to Enhance HBsAg System 3 Assay Performance
Evaluation of ORTHO® Antibody to HBsAg ELISA System 3 Confirmatory Test Performance
Characterization of Rabbit Monoclonal Antibody Candidates for the Development of Improved Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Immunoassay for the Detection of Mutated Surface Antigens
Assessment of the Stability of HBsAg, HBcAb, HBcAb-IgM, HBsAb, HBeAg, HBeAb, HIV I/IIAb & HCVAb—Positive Samples Versus Storing Conditions
Evaluation of COBAS Ampliprep-Ampliscreen Assay for HBV DNA Screening
Performance Characteristics of the Qualitative and Quantitative Target-Capture Pcr HBV Nat Assay
Retrospective Evaluation of Anti-HCV Negative, ALT Elevated Donation by NAT
Application of Vitros® Anti-HCV Assay to Quantify HCV Immune Response in Acute Infection and Discriminate Resolved from Chronic Infection in Seropositive Donors
Immunoreactive HCV NS3/4a Protein Without NS3 Serine Protease Activity
The Stability of Hepatitis C Virus RNA in Various Handling and Storage Conditions
Risk Factors in Anti-HCV Elisa Positive Blood Donors
The Seroprevalence of HCV Among Blood Donors in Beijing and the Reliability of the EIA Screening-Test
Acute Hepatitis C in a Repeat Donor by Sexual Transmission
NAT Cross-Supplemental Role Assessment of the COBAS Ampliscreen and Procleix TMA HIV-1 and HCV Assays Using Initial Reactive Donor Specimens
Counseling of Blood Donors with Positive Microbiological Markers
Prevalence of Coinfection of Transfusion Transmissible Diseases (HBV, HCV, HIV 1&2, VDRL) in North Indian Blood Donors
Evaluation of a Multiplex Assay for HCV/HIV-1/HBV NAT Screening in the Netherlands
Estimated Risk of HIV and HCV Transfusion-Transmitted in Italy
Multi-Center Evaluation of the Procleix® Ultrio™ Assay in Italy
HIV and HCV Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) Performance, a Post-Licensure Review
A Multi-Dye, Real-Time, Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction System for Simultaneous Screening and Identification of Viral Pathogens in Blood
Evaluation of a New System for Automated Multiplex NAT
Taqscreen™ MPX
Specificity Analysis of the Procleix® Ultrio™ Assays with Volunteer Blood Donor Specimens
Analytical Sensitivity and Subtype Detection of the Procleix® Ultrio™ Assay in the Procleix® System and the TIGRIS® System
Clinical Evaluation of Procleix® Ultrio™ Assay Reactivity on the TIGRIS® System in Seroconverting Donors
Quantitation of Commercial Nucleic Acid Test Run Controls and Standards for HCV, HBV and WNV by Target-Capture PCR Assay
Performance Evaluation of the COBAS® Ampliscreen HBV, HCV and HIV-1 Tests on Specimens from Organ and Tissue Donors
Amplification and Detection of HIV-1 and HCV in Tissue Donor Blood Using NAT PCR Testing
Specificity and Sensitivity of the Procleix® Ultrio™ Assay in Tissue Donor Specimens
HTLV Proviral Load in HTLV Seropositive US Blood Donors
An Evaluation of HTLV I/II Confirmed Positive Donors
Efficacy of Pre-Donation Screening of Candidate Blood Donors for Viral Markers with Rapid Tests
HIV Risk Management in a High Prevalence Region
NAT Detection in a Blood Donor at HIV Antigen and Antibody Window Period First Case Reported in Brazil
HIV P24 Antigen Screening in Two Blood Banks in Argentina
Use of Heterophile Antibody Blocking to Supress Non-Specific Reactivity in Anti-HIV 1,2 and Anti-HTLV I/II ELISA Tests
Evaluation of Multiple NAT and Serologic Assays for Detection of HIV Variants in Cameroonian Blood Samples
Recommendations for Management of Occupational Exposures to Volunteer Blood
Development of an HIV-1 Subtype Panel for Standardization of HIV NAT Assays
Experience with the Roche COBAS Ampliscreen™ HIV-1 V1.5 Test Applied to Source Plasma Donor Screening
Performance Evaluation of the New PRISM® HIV Antigen-Antibody Combination Assay for Blood Screening
Flow Cytometric Analysis of Peripheral Blood Leukocyte Enzymatic Activities in HIV Patients
Different Susceptibility of B19 Virus and Minute Virus of Mice to Low pH Treatment
Fully Automated Detection of Parvovirus B19 DNA and Hepatitis a Virus RNA for Routine Blood Screening
Stability of Epstein-Barr Virus in B Cells During Storage of Red Blood Cells
Probable Transmission of Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) by Blood Transfusion Among Cardiac Surgery Patients
Studies on the Potential Impact of Smallpox Vaccination on Blood Safety and Availability
Feasibility of NAT Screening of Blood Donors for Orthopoxvirus Can Potentially Prevent Dispersion of Viral Agents in Case of Bioterrorism
Molecular Detection of All Known Genotypes of TT Virus (TTV) and TTV Like Viruses (Ttlvs) in Thalassemia Patients and Healthy Individuals
Detection of Coronavirus RNA in Plasma Donated by Recovery Patients from SARS by Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Absence of Chlamydia Pneumoniae DNA in Normal Blood Donors
Screening for Anti-Trypanosoma Cruzi in Blood Donors in Argentina
Evaluation of a New ELISA for Detection of Chagas Antibody in U.S. Blood Donors
Comparison of a Prototype Blood Screening Assay for Chagas' Disease with Other Established Methodologies for Detection of Antibody to Trypanosoma Cruzi
Spatial Statistics Analysis from Rejected Blood Units for Chagas Disease in Brazil
Chagas Assay Using Recombinant Antigens on a Fully Automated Chemiluminescence Immunoassay Analyzer
Chagas's Disease Prevalence and Risk Factors Among First Time Blood Donors at Age 18 to 20 in São Paulo, Brazil
Comparison of the Efficacy of Two Malarial Antibody Enzyme Immunoassays for Targeted Blood Donor Screening
Prevalence of Antibodies to Babesia Microti and Anaplasma Phagocytophilum in Blood Donors from Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
A Series of Transfusion-Associated Babesiosis Cases in New York State
Inactivation of Orientia Tsutsugamushi in Red Blood Cell Suspensions with Riboflavin and Light
Use of a Flexible Photosensitizer for Pathogen Reduction with Retention of RBC Storage Properties
Ultraviolet-C and Ozone Decontamination of Red Blood Cells
Establishment of HCV Removal Validation in a Production Process of Coagulation Factor IX by Quantitative PCR Method
Rechallenge with Virus and Retreatment
Photochemical Treatment with Methylene Blue and Light as Well as Freezing of Plasma Avoids Trypanosoma Cruzi Transmission by Transfusion
Photochemical Pathogen Inactivation Treatment in Platelet Concentrates Derived by Pooled Buffy Coat
INTERCEPT Blood System for Pathogen Inactivation of Apheresis Platelets
Inactivation of Parvovirus B19 in Platelets by Helinx® Technology
Von Willebrand Factor Cleaving Protease Is Retained in Intercept Plasma
INTERCEPT Blood System for Plasma Retains in vitro Coagulation Factor Activity Over a Range of Processing Conditions
INTERCEPT Blood System for Plasma Inactivates Pathogens Over a Range of Processing Conditions
Inactivation of Blood-Borne Pathogens in Apheresis Plasma Using the INTERCEPT Blood System
Inactivation of Orientia Tsutsugamushi Using the INTERCEPT Blood System for Plasma, as Demonstrated in an Animal Model
Severe Hemolytic Disease of Newborn (HDN) Resulting from Combination of Anti E and Maternal Igg Autoantibody—a Case Report
Unlike Anti-C, Anti-K in Pregnancy Is More Likely to Have Been Induced by Previous Transfusion; This Can Be Prevented
Failure of Intravenous RHIG to Prevent Formation of Anti-D After a Single Exposure to D+ Platelets in a D− Female Infant
Severe Hemolytic Anemia Following Rho(D) Immune Globulin Intravenous Administration in ITP Patient Associated with Anti-C
The Use of a Chemiluminescent Assay to Predict the Severity of HDN
Innovative Use of IvIg and Phenobabitol in the Management of Isoimmune Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
Informed Consent for Transfusion—Sample of Current Practices in Canadian Pediatric and General Hospitals with Pediatric Services
Octaplas Efficacy and Safety in Children with Liver Disease
Uniplas Use in Paediatric Patients
A Pilot Study to Assess Parameters of Post-Cardiopulmonary Bypass Hemostasis and Blood Use in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Blood Product Use in Academic Pediatric Hospitals
Efficacy of Platelet Pheresis Utilization with Small Volume Transfusions
Inventory Management Challenges in a Pediatric Hospital with a 100% Irradiation Policy
Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI)-Type Reaction in a Neonate
Distribution of Lead Levels of Blood Donors Drawn in a Washington DC Pediatric Hospital Blood Donor Center
Prediction of the Effect of RBC Transfusion on Intravenous Lead Exposure in Pediatric Patients
Non-Invasive Determination of Paternally Inherited Fetal HLA Type Through Real-Time PCR Analysis of Fetal Microchimerism in Maternal Whole Blood and Plasma
Natural Anticoagulant Proteins in Mexican Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Are Consistently Decreased During Induction of Remission Therapy
Isohemagglutinin Titer Measurements
Refining the Approach Identifying Suitable Platelets in Patients with High Pras
Flow Cytometric Analysis of Mixed Neutrophil Populations Using Polyclonal Anti HNA-1a and HNA-2a
Detection of EDTA-Dependent Antibodies in HLA Screening Procedures Performed by Solid-Phase Red Cell Adherence Methodology
Use of Platelet Glycopotein IIb/IIIa Blocking Drugs to Determine If Drug-Associated Platelet Antibodies Bind to the IIb/IIIa Glycoprotein
Heterogeneity of Platelet Responsiveness to Anti-CD36 Antibodies-Containing Plasma Associated with Transfusion-Related Adverse Effects
Automatic Screening of Pla1 Alloantigen in Donor Platelets
PCR-SSCP (Single-Strand Conformation Polymorphism) Analysis and New Alleles Investigation in 300 AB Phenotype Taiwanese
Novel Bvar Allele Produces Variable Phenotypes Depending on the Co-Inherited ABO Allele
Single Base Insertion Diminished A 1,4-Galactosyltransferase Activity
Genotypic and Phenotypic Basis of Blood Group a Subtypes in Koreans
Serological and Molecular Analysis of the Cisab Phenotype Found in Taiwan
Hemolytic Anti-A in a Pregnancy and the Role of the Blood Bank and Transfusion Services
The Molecular Basis of the JAHK (RH53) Antigen
RHC/c Genotyping in a Population of Highly Diverse Ancestry
Genotyping of RHC Allele
Anti-D Immunization by a Weak D RBCs Typed as RhD-Negative
RHD and RHCE Genotyping in South African Blood Donors with Prepipetted PCR-SSP Kits
Weak D Types, D Partial and the Presence of Aberrants Forms of RhD in Brazilian Blood Donors Phenotyped as D Negative
High Frequency of Partial Diiia and DAR Alleles in Sickle Cell Disease Patients
Anti-D in Intravenous Immunoglobulins
On a Much Higher Than Reported Incidence of Anti-C in R1R1 Patients with Anti-E
Complexities on Fetal RHD Genotyping by Analysis of Maternal Plasma in a Mixed Population
Management of RH43 Positive Donor
Absence of Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn (HDN) from Anti-Hrs
Anti-D Behavior in D Partial Polytransfused Patients
Incidence of Weak D in Blood Donors Typed Rh Positive by the Olympus PK7200
A Novel Mutation at XK Gene Responsible for a Mcleod Phenotype
Sequestration of Anti-Cra in the Placenta
LKE Expression on Cord RBC
Serological Evaluation of Two New Monoclonal Anti-Oka
Chido/Rodgers Blood Group Antigens in the Elderly
Production, Characterization and Testing of Monoclonal Anti-Dob
First Example of an Iga Auto Anti-“N” (MNS30) AIHA
Severe Hemolytic Anemia Due to Auto Anti-N
A Delayed Transfusion Reaction Due to Anti-Fya Not Detected by LISS-Tube or Gel Techniques
Contact Transfer of Cholesterol Between Human RBCs
Transfer of Cholesterol RBCs to Autologous Plasma in vitro
An Unusual Low Titer, High Thermal Amplitude Cold Agglutinin Associated with Depression of Antibody Reactivity by One Manufacturer's Red Cell Diluent
Alloimmunization After Red Blood Cell Transfusion in Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
Fatal Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction Due to Anti-Fyb
Hemolytic and Non-Hemolytic Autoantibody Development After Alloim-munization in ßthalassemic Politranfused Patients
Point-Of-Care Multi-Parameter Typing of 10 Blood Groups with Stable End-Point
A Ten Minute Autoantibody Adsorption Procedure Reduces Workload and Improves Turn Around Time
New Format for Blood Group Serology Diagnostics
Serological Investigation of a Large Series of Direct Antiglobulin Test-Negative Hemolytic Anemias
The Effects of Dithiothreitol-Treated Red Blood Cells with Anti-Vel
Comparison of Antigen Stability Between Three Manufacturers of Reagent Red Cells
Hemoglobin-Based Oxygen Carriers
Inter-Laboratory Variation in Prenatal Antibody Titration Procedures
Validation of Expired 0.8% Red Cells for Use in Antibody Identification Gel Tests
Evaluation of the Olympus TANGO for Donor Antibody Screening
Ortho Provue Evaluation Using Hematologic Flag Variables
Evaluation of Solid Phase Indicator Cell Performance with Unexpected Red Cell Antibody Screening for Blood Donors
Comparison of a New Automated Blood Bank System Versus Tube Methodology
Antibody Identification Tests Performed by a Software and a Walkaway Instrument
Two Years of New Antibody Identification
Evaluation of Blood Grouping Antisera and Antibody Screening with the TANGO™ Automated Blood Bank Analyzer
Replacement of Diluted Conventional Reagents with Commercially Prepared Blood Grouping Reagents on the Olympus® PK® 7200
Gel Card Sensitivity and Accuracy in Resolving ABO Blood Grouping Discrepancies
Comparative Sensitivity of Solid Phase Versus PEG Enhancement Assays for Detection and Identification of RBC Antibodies
Novel Antibody Screening Using Immucor Galileo
Comparison of Manual Gel Technology vs Tube Technology
Successful Transfusion of Jsb+ Red Blood Cells Incompatible for Anti-Jsb Alloantibody
Clinical Management of Pregnancy Complicated by Anti-Rh18 (Hr/Hrs)
Unexpected Anti-D in D+ Patients with Anti-Hrb
Autoanti-Kpb Without Concomitant Kell Antigen Depression
A Severe Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn Due to Anti-MNS9 (Vw) Antibody
Management of an Allo-Anti-Rh17
Selective vs ULR of RBCs
Patterns of Red Blood Cells Utilization and Transfusion Audit in a Teaching Hospital
Perioperative Blood Salvage—The More Efficacious Autologous Deposit?
On the Decreasing Need for Cross-Matched Blood in the Operating Room in a University Medical Center. Has the Era of the MSBOS Passed?
Blood Ordering and Transfusion Practice of Cardiothoracic Surgery Revealed by a Hospital Transfusion Audit
Transfusion in Orthotopic Liver Transplantation
Is There a Need for Leukoreduction of Red Cell Components for Surgical Use?
Effect of Universal Leukoreduction on Alloimmunization to Platelet and HLA Antigens
Prevention and Reduction of Febrile Nonhemolytic Transfusion Reaction by Leucocyte Filtration Blood Transfusion
Clinical Outcomes of Reverting from Leukoreduced to Non Leukoreduced Blood in Cardiac Surgery
Preventing ABO Blood Group Errors in Organ Transplantation, Using Blood Transfusion as a Model System
Antibody Detection with the CAPTURE-P® Solid Phase Antibody Detection System Using Stored Sera
The Safety and the Significance of the Donation of Autologous Plasma Together with Red Cell Components for Hepatic and/or Pancreatic Operations
IVIG Treatment Causes Plasma Hyperviscosity, Circulating Immune Complexes and Complement Activation in ITP and CIDP Patients
Platelet Transfusion to Provide Soluble CD40 Ligand Is Safe, but Does Not Correct CD40L Deficiency in a Patient with X-Linked Hyper-Igm Syndrome
The Effect of Ethnicity on the Ability to Provide High Quality HLA Matched Apheresis Platelet Products
Septic Granulomatosis and Granulocyte Concentrates
Absence of Anti-D Alloimmunization After Rh(D)-Incompatible Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplantation
Differentiating Severe Hypertension with Thrombotic Microangiopathic Anemia and Thrombocytopenia from Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura
Platelet Refractoriness and Positive Crossmatch Caused by Antibodies to Platelet Factor 4-Heparin Complexes in a Critically Ill Patient
Platelet Bacterial Contamination Masquerading as a RBC Febrile Non-Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction (FNHTR)
Blood Bank Practices for Sickle Cell Patients in North Carolina
Reducing Red Cell Alloimmunization in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease—A 9 Year Follow-Up
Ceftriaxone-Mediated Hemolysis in a 17 Year Old with Hemoglobin SC Disease
Policies for Transfusion Support of Patients with Alloantibodies, Sickle Cell Disease and Warm Autoantibodies
Transfusion Outcome in Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Treatment of Previously Refractory Hemolytic Anemia with IVIG and Incompatible RBC Transfusions
Important Role of Transfusion Medicine Physician with Flow Cytometry in the Diagnosis of Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Preliminary Assessment of the Benefits of the Large Volume Packed Red Blood Cells for Transfusion Therapy of Thalassemia Major Patients Using the Trima® System
The Impact of West Nile Virus Single Donor Testing in a Large Metropolitan Area a Retrospective Study
Using Procleix® West Nile Virus NAT for Testing 24,312 Individual Donor Samples
Gen-Probe Alternative WNV Assay
An Evaluation of West Nile Virus NAT on US Blood Donors
Review of West Nile Statistics in a Major Metropolitan Area and the Possible Significance of Single Donor Testing by Collection Facility
Sensitivity and Specificity of the Procleix® WNV Assay on the Automated TIGRIS™ System, and Compatibility with the Procleix® Ultrio Assay
Single Donor Testing Using the Roche Taqscreen™West Nile Virus Assay
Cloning of West Nile Virus Fragments for Production of RNA Standards to Support Nucleic Acid Testing
Improved Specificity of the Procleix® WNV Assay Using a Modified Probe Reagent Formulation
Development and Use of an In-House NAT Assay for West Nile Virus (WNV) RNA for Follow-up of Canadian Donors
Performance Assessment of the Procleix WNV Assay
Performance Characteristics of the Validated and Improved Qualitative and Quantitative Target-Capture Pcr WNV Nat Assays
A Prospective Study to Evaluate the Screening of Plasma Pools from Blood Donors for the Presence of West Nile Virus RNA
Development of a West Nile Virus RIBA® Strip Immunoblot Assay (SIA)
Comparison of Blood Donor Decision-Making by Center Type
Determinants of Return Behavior
The “Pint-Size Hero” Donor Recruitment Program
Benefits of Seeking FDA Variance for Hemochromatosis Donors
Internet Scheduling of Donors Results in a 27% Increase in Donor Show Rates
Development of an Employee Focused Blood Donation Program Within a Regional Health Care System
Implementation of ISBT Barcode Symbology in a Blood Center
Reds—a Region Electronic Documents System
Web-Based Production Management Tools for Blood Centers
Malarial Area Maps and Acceptability Guide
Cutting the Cord
The Road Less Traveled—Automation on Wheels
Development of an Automated Bacterial Testing Management System
Using a Database Application to Track Equipment Inventory
Minimizing the Creation of Duplicate Donors
A PC Backup for Patient Demographic Information
Privacy and Security of Donor Personal Information Maintained on Portable Computers Used for Mobile Collection
Using Bar Code Technology for Positive Patient Identification During Specimen Collection and Blood Product Administration
Vendor Provided Services Ease Implementation on Path to Improved Efficiency
Readability and Accuracy of Barcode Label Formats
Algorithm for Reducing Human Error in the Performance of Retrievals
Connectivity Between Blood Bank Software and the Vista™ Information System
Alternate Central Venous Line Dressing for Use During Therapeutic Apheresis Procedures
Computerized Donor Screening
Pathogen Reduction Technology (PRT) for Buffy Coat Platelet Concentrates Using Riboflavin and Light
Collections Staff Recruitment of Whole Blood Donors to Automated Procedures
ATeam Approach to Implementing Automated Blood Component Collections
Costs of Two-Unit Red Cell Automated and Manual Whole Blood Collections
“Ouch! This Hurts!”
Utilization of Staff Performance Measures to Improve Donation Frequency
Evaluation of a New Point-Of-Care Hematology Analyzer for Use with Platelet Apheresis Collections
Bus Mobile Blood Drive Site Requirements
A Stratified Approach to Maximize Plateletpheresis Donor Resources
Implementation of an Audio Visual Touch Screen Computer Assisted Self Interview System
Comparative Study of the Trima V.4 and Trima Accel V.5 Blood Cell Separators
Implementation of the TERUFLEX® Blood Bag System with Diversion Blood Sampling Arm™ (DBSA) at Multiple Blood Centers
Evaluation of Malarial-Risk Travel Deferrals and Corresponding Post-Donation Information Recalls
Bacterial Detection Does Not Adversely Impact the Quality of Apheresis Platelets
Reality Check
Informed Consent for Blood Transfusion
Commit for Life Game Reinforces Employee Knowledge and Attitude About New Company Initiative
Training for Results
Transfusion Training for Nurses
Monitoring Cultural Change Through Survey
Does Quality School Change Practice?
Using Quality School to Meet ACGME Requirements for Pathology Residents
Transfusion Safety Issues Encountered During Blood Administration Audits in a Tertiary Care Hospital
Walking the Talk Across the Last Frontier
Beta Site Testing
Learnerships—A Tool for Skills Development in Blood Services
Implementation of a Region-Wide Plan for Bacterial Detection of Whole Blood-Derived Platelets
Economic Value Added (EVA) to Measure Profitability of a Blood and Tissue Center
Realization of More Than $1 Million in Annual Savings from Reorganization of Hospital Transfusion Service Under Laboratory Management
Uncovering Improvement Opportunities in a Transfusion Service Immunohematology Reference Laboratory Using a Form of Value Stream Mapping
Economies of Scale in Blood Banking
Evaluation of Staffing Patterns and Techniques Used for Antibody Detection/Identification
Variability in Inpatient Utilization of Transfusion Services Between Academic and Nonacademic Hospitals for Common Surgical Conditions
Implementation of Advanced In-Process Reagent Management System
Innovative Strategy for Assignment of Processing Costs to Blood Products
Differences in Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (IRL) Referrals from Regional Customers Versus Country-Wide Customers
Alleviating Blood Shortages in a Resource-Constrained Environment
Contemporary Views of Blood Donors
Reduced Wastage by Converting FFP to Thawed Plasma—An Institutional Experience
An Analysis of Automated Ortho™ Gel Technologies Using 15 Benefits of Automation
Realization of More Than $250,000 in Annual Savings and Improved Quality from a New Hospital-Based Donor Center
Adapt, Adopt or Augment
Advertising? Do It Wisely!
Increasing Donation Frequency and Donor Retention Through Permission Based Marketing
Optimizing Blood Donor Value Through Targeted Conversion to Automated Collections
Differences in Donor Feedback Methods
Compliance with Eurpoean Standards
Implementation of ISBT 128 Labeled Blood Products in Hospital Settings
Application of Lean Manufacturing in the Component Laboratory
A National Blood Management Scheme—Purpose and Progress
A Six Sigma Approach to Investigating the Breakage Rate of Fresh Frozen Plasma, Apheresis
Single Donor Platelet Collection Around Holidays
Assessing the Impact of Automation in the Component Production Lab
Carryover Evaluation of the Olympusr OLA2500™ Lab Automation System
Assessing Component Lab Staff Productivity
Process Changes Used to Improve Efficiencies of a Large Component Lab
Practical Methods for Pre-Analytical Evaluation of Blood Donor Samples
Component Label Management Using a Kanban System
The Impact of Bacterial Screening on Inventory Management of Single Donor Platelet Products
Managing Blood Inventories Using Control Charts
Optimizing the Platelet Supply Chain
Whole Blood Platelet Processing Re-Work Evaluation
Platelet Inventory Management Following Implementation of Bacterial Detection
Demand Integration
A Methodology for Selecting Hematology Analyzers for Blood Center Use
Stock Management of Leuko-Reduced Platelet Concentrates
Investigation of Returned Products
External Quality Assessment Program for Dispensary Only Facilities
Evaluation of Two Fully Automated Instruments for Antibody Detection and Identification Using Fmeas and Process Mapping Quality Tools
Electronic Monitoring of Indications and Usage for All Non-RBC Blood Components
Does Quality Learning Take Place in Quality School?
The Education Exchange—a Partnership Approach to Accelerating Organizational Culture Development
Validation and Product Performance Qualification of a Blood Culture Method for the Bacterial Detection of Whole Blood Derived Platelets
Microsoft Office Access Used to Develop an Event Management Tracking System
Process Improvement Focus Teams Used to Develop Effective Corrective Action
Using FMEAS, FMECAS, and Process Mapping to Compare Three Automated Systems for Antibody Screens and Identification
A Computerized Tool to Assess Appropriateness of Transfusion Orders
Changing Change Control
Analysis of Operator and Product Process Flow Using Tools from Lean Manufacturing
Validation of Charter Med Platelet Sampling Device for Storage and Transport of Bacterial Detection Samples
Blood Transfusion Practices and Complications
Use of Six Sigma Process to Reduce Failed Run Rate
Merging Standard Operating Procedures Between Two Blood Centers
Performance Improvement for Neonatal Transfusions
What Does Your Validation Prove?
Save the Trees!
Centralization and Automation of Blood Center Regulated Equipment Activities
Decreasing Turn-Around Times for Specimen Processing Using the ProVue™
Multifaceted Approach to Improving Relations Between Quality Assurance and Operations Resulting in Increased Productivity
Measuring Quality Using Six Sigma Principles
Irreversible Temperature Indicators as an Audit Tool for Assuring Blood Product Temperature Control
Redefining QA's Role in Error Management
Evaluation of Sample Bar Code Label Scanning Errors
Internal Audit Base on 10 AABB Quality System Essentials for the Transfusion Service System of 7 Campuses in One Hospital
A Community Approach to Implementing a Multi-Faceted AABB Standard
The Benefit of Verifying ABO Type with Second Sample
Practical and Comprehensive Transfusion Committee Reports
Moving the AABB Quality Program into the General Laboratory
pH as a Quality Control Indicator for Apheresis Platelets
Implementing Automation Without an Interface
An Approach to Validation of the Use of Computer Spreadsheets in a Regional Blood Center
Establishing Strategic Policy
The Redesign of an Error Management System
Improving Audit Compliance
Quality Management System Implementation in Transfusion Services
Pneumatic Tube System Validation
Hla Testing
A Specialized “To-Do” List for Tracking Quality Control Activities
ISO 17025 Accreditation of Serologic Tests in a Hospital Blood Bank
Results of the Event Reporting Program. Experience in Argentina
Logistics and Cost of Implementing Pall® Enhanced Bacterial Detection System (eBDS) in a 60%Pheresis/40% Random Platelet Facility
Cost of False Positive Bacterial Cultures for Apheresis Platelets
Implementation of a Immunohematology Quality Control Program in a Large Country-Brazil
How Do You Spell Variance? PERSISTENCE
Getting out of the Blood Business and into the Life Business
Factors Influencing the Decision to Donate
Double Red Cell Collection Time as a Determinant of Donor Interest
Secondary Assessment of Deferred Donors with Cardiac Disease
African American Blood Donors at a Local Historically Black College/University
Donor Identity
To Volunteer or Not to Volunteer
Annual Blood Donation Rate Variation by Donor Age
Willingness of African American Donors to Donate in the Future and Become Organ Donors
Awareness of the Need for Blood
Donor Reassessment for Hepatitis B Core Antibody or Alanine Aminotransferase as a Successful Recruitment Tool
Small Business Recruitment
Diversity Recruitment Initiatives in a Community Blood Center
Fast and Pheresis
What Keeps Donors from Returning?
Motivations and Inhibitions Regarding Blood Donation in Northwest China
Perceived Waiting Times in Relation to Customer Satisfaction
Standby Donors
Factors Explaining the Intention to Give Blood Among the General Population
Donor Recognition
Causes of Temporary and Permanent Deferral in Blood Donors
An Approach to Non-Traditional, Ethnically Diverse, Donor Groups Which Record Higher Marker Rates and Poor Donor Frequencies
Reactivating the Elusive Lapsed Donor
Team Concept Makes For Our Successful Employee Blood Drives
African-American Rare Trait Screening
Smallpox Vaccination and Vaccinia Immunoglobulin (VIG) Production in Israel
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