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Restrictions on the Annual Number of Platelet Products From Plateletpheresis (P) Donors in 2005 FDA Draft Guidance Are Not Necessary
Residual Risk of Septic Transfusion Reactions From Bacterially-Screened Platelets, Pheresis Linked to Double-Needle Collection Procedures
Quality of 24-Hour Frozen Plasma and the Cryoprecipitate-Equivalent Made From It Compared with Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)
Transfusion Requirements in Pediatric Intensive Care Units - A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
Confirmation of Infection Among Donors Identified by Minipool and Individual Donation Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) for West Nile Virus (WNV) in the United States From 2003–2005
Duffy Genotype Is Associated with Sickle Cell Nephropathy
Connexin43 Expression Plays a Crucial Role in Blood Cell Formation
Delivery of Autologous Bone Marrow Precursor Cells into the Spinal Cord Via Lumbar Puncture Technique in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury
Magnetic Resonance Tracking of Autologous Bone Marrow CD34+ Cells Labeled with Paramagnetic Nanoparticles Delivered Into the Spinal Cord Via Lumbar Puncture Technique in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury
Extracorporeal Photopheresis (ECP) May Induce Immune Tolerance Through the Generation of Regulatory T Cells
T-Cell Vaccination - A New Cell Therapy Strategy for Multiple Sclerosis Patients
The Threshold for Red Cell Volume in Major ABO Incompatible Donor-Recipient Pairs; Experience From One Tertiary Care Center
Post-Thaw Washing Prior to Transplantation of Umbilical Cord Blood Depleted of Plasma But Not of Red Blood Cells
Impact of Frequent Plateletpheresis on Donor Platelet Counts
Changes in Donor Platelet Counts with Repeated Plateletpheresis Procedures
Does the Quality of Collected Cord Blood Units Depend on Donor Related Factors?
Follow-Up of Plateletpheresis Donors Deferred Due to Low Platelet Counts
The Mobilization Effect of Plateletpheresis
Influence of Interrupting Agitation of Apheresis Platelets During Storage Using Simulated Shipping Conditions
Risk Factors Reported by HIV Infected Blood Donors, 2001–2005
Validation of Minipool (MP) NAT as Opposed to Individual Donation (ID) NAT for Donors of Hematopoietic Stem/progenitor Cells (HPCs)
Identification of HIV-1 Non-B Subtypes and Antiretroviral Drug Resistant Strains in Blood Donors in the United States
Comparison of Two Automated Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) Systems for Simultaneous Detection of HIV/HCV RNA and HBV DNA in Hong Kong Blood Donors
Relative Performance of Chiron Procleix TIGRIS Vs Roche obas S 201 Systems
Early Experience with Individual Donation Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing (ID-NAT) for HBV/HCV/HIV-1 in South Africa
Platelet Transfusion Practice Among Neonatologists in the U.S. and Canada
Clinical Experience on the Use of 6 and 7 Day Platelets in Pediatric Patients
Small Volume Storage of Apheresis Platelets for Pediatric Use
ABO Incompatibility
Risk of Thrombosis with Recombinant Factor VIIa During Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation
ReFacto® and Advate®
Hyperbranched Polymer-Based Synthetic Human Serum Albumin Substitute
ADAMTS13 Activity in Cryoprecipitate
The Effect of Increasing Whole Blood Processing Time on Coagulation Function in Cryoprecipitate
The Preparation of Plasma for Transfusion Within 24 Hours of Whole Blood Collection Using Rapid Cooling on Butane-1,4 Diol Plates
The Occurrence of Cancer After Blood Transfusion
Survival of Blood Transfusion Recipients
Positive Impact of Online Inter-Hospital Consultation of Transfusion History on Incidence of Red Cell ABO Mistransfusions, Acute and Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions
TRALI
Neutropenia and Pulmonary Dysfunction Associated with Neutrophil Specific Antibody (HNA-2a) as a Sign of TRALI
Changes in Donor Deferral Following Implementation of the Uniform Donor History Questionnaire in a Large US Blood Collection Services
HBs Antigen Sequence Analysis of HBV Surface Mutants in HBV DNA-Positive Organ, Tissue and Cell Donors with Various HBV Serological Profiles
HBV Genotype E Epidemiological Characteristics May Influence Strategies to Ensure Blood Supply HBV Safety in Sub-Saharan Africa
Protective Effect of HLA-B57 on HCV Genotype 2 Infection in a West African Population
Cardiac Mortality and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection
High Levels of Truncated HCV Genomes in NAT-Yield Blood onors with Sero-Silent Infections
Genotype Distribution Among HCV NAT Yield Donors and Effect of Genotype on RNA-Antibody Seroconversion Window Periods
Cryopreservation of AS-5-Collected Red Blood Cells in PVC or EVA Bags by the Closed ACP®215 System Allows Extended Storage for 14 Days Post-Thawing
Experiences with Frozen Blood Products in the Netherlands Military
Enumeration of Residual Leukocytes in Leukodepleted Blood Products with a Simple Flourescence Imaging System
One Step Leukoreduction of Whole Blood to Prepare Three Leukoreduced Components
Mouse Models of IgG and IgM Alloantibody-Mediated Hemolysis
IgG Is Not Required for Senescent Erythrocyte Clearance
Mechanisms by Which Recipient Inflammation Enhances Alloimmunization to Red Blood Cell Antigens
Knops Blood Group Polymorphisms and Protection From Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
Transfusion in the Absence of Inflammation Induces Tolerance to Red Blood Cell Antigens
Prokaryotic Versus Eukaryotic Recombinant Lutheran Blood Group Protein for Antibody Identification
Prevention of Hepatitis B Virus Window Period Transmission by Individual Donation HBV NAT
Comparison of Clinical and Laboratory Parameters of HIV Positive Patients and HIV Negative Controls with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura-Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (TTP-HUS)
Qualification of Reentry Algorithms for Antibody to Hepatitis B Core (anti-HBc) Repeat Reactive (RR) Donors
HBV DNA PCR Positive Rates of Antibody to Hepatitis B Core (anti-HBc) Repeat Reactive (RR) Donors; Implications for Reentry Protocols
Anti-HBc Seroconversion as a Marker for HBV Incident Cases Among Quebec Blood Donors
Results of Anti-HBc Screening of Blood Donors at Canadian Blood Services - One Year of Testing
Thrombosomes ™, A Stable Platelet Product for Therapeutic Application
Loading Platelets with Biological Agents for Enhanced Local Delivery
Platelet Count, White Blood Cell Count and Growth Factor Concentrations in Platelet Rich Plasma From Healthy Adults Using Two Different Methodologies
Addition of Acetate to Mirasol Treated Platelets and Storage in Low Plasma Content for 7 Days
The Introduction of 7 Day Platelets
The Introduction of 7 Day Platelets
Prestorage Pools Consisting of Non ABO Identical Platelet Concentrates Preserve Good Function to Seven Days Storage
Homology Modeling Gives Insight Into the Structure and Epitopes of the Rh Proteins
Molecular Basis of the LOCR (Rh55) Antigen
Serology and Molecular Background of Seven New RHCE Alleles
CRAM
Novel Single Nucleotide Change in GYPA in a Person Who Made an Alloantibody to a New High Prevalence MNS Antigen Called ENEV
Insights Into the Genetic Background of Holley and Joseph by Mitochondrial DNA Analyses
Update on Investigations of the Infectivity of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the Presence of Human Specific Antibodies to WNV
Genetic Variability of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Human Infection
Human Subjects Challenges to Multi-Center Chagas' Screening Trial
Low Risk for Malaria Transmission From Presenting Blood Donors Excluded for Travel to Mexico
Development and Implementation of Real Time PCRfor Enhanced Detection of Babesia Microti in Blood Donor Samples
Transfusion–Related Babesiosis
A Prospective Case-Control Study of Incident TTP
Two Mechanistic Pathways of Ticlopidine- and Clopidogrel-Associated TTP
Cytokines and Cytapheresis in Autoimmune Disorders
Detection of Increased HLA Antibody Allows for Initiation of Plasmapheresis and Prevention of Graft Loss in Kidney Transplant Patients
Optimization of Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cell (PBPC) Collection by Large Volume Leukapheresis (LVL)
Activation Markers and Function of Platelets Collected by Multicomponent Apheresis with Two Different Devices During Seven Days of Storage
Blood Group Genotyping of Selected Patient Populations by Array Analysis
High-Throughput DNA Analysis for Red Blood Cell Antigens Facilitates the Transfusion Support with Antigen-Matched Blood in Multi-Transfused Patients
The Development of a Microarray for Rhesus Blood Grouping
Genetically Defined ABO Subgroups Exhibit Distinct Flow Cytometric Patterns
The B1,3 Galactosyltransferase V Promoter Region Contains Several Hematopoietic Transcription Factor Binding Sites and Is Species Specific
Attachment of Synthetic Carbohydrate Antigens to Red Blood Cells Using KODE™ Technology
BEST-ISBT Survey on Platelet Bacterial Contamination Procedures
Cumulative Effect of Preventive Measures on Incidence of Bacterial Infections in Platelet Recipients
A Blood Center's Twenty Nine Month Experience with Bacterial Detection Using the BioMerieux BacT/ALERT System
Investigation of a S. Lugdunensis Platelet Fatality
The Impact of Anaerobic Culture Bottles on Seven Day Single Donor Platelets
Cultures as Quality Assurance for Perioperative Blood Salvage
Generation of Autologous Leukemia-Reactive Cytolytic T Cell Lines Using a Novel Expansion Culture System
Identification and Selection of Disease Related Autoreactive T Cells From Early Multiple Sclerosis Patients for Specific T-Cell Vaccination
Clinical-Scale Production of Natural Killer Cells for Immunotherapy
Notch Induced Inhibition of Common Myeloid Progenitor Differentiation Is Suppressed by Absence of Fucosylation
A Modified Process for Preparation of S-303 RBC for Pathogen Inactivation in Three Additive Solutions Maintains RBC Function
Long-Term Storage of Peripheral Blood Stem Cells Frozen and Stored with a Conventional Liquid Nitrogen Technique Compared with Cells Frozen and Stored in a Mechanical Freezer
HTLV-I and HTLV-II Disease Outcomes and Proviral Load Over 10 Years
Testing Recovered Plasma Donations for B19 Erythrovirus (Parvovirus) DNA and Hepatitis a Virus (HAV) RNA; Implications for Blood Safety
Prevalence and Quantitation of Parvovirus B19 DNA Levels in Blood Donors Using a Sensitive PCR Screening Assay
Detection of Dengue Virus RNA in Blood Donors From Honduras and Brazil with a Prototype Transcription-Mediated Amplification Assay
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Look-Back Study
Effects of Storage and Leukoreduction on Lymphocytes and EBV Genome in Platelet Concentrates
Platelet Recruitment During Multiple Donor Platelet Apheresis Differs Between Cell Separators
The Effect of Double and Triple Apheresis PLT Product Donation on Apheresis Donor PLT and WBC Counts
Parametric and Non-Parametric Analyses of Data for Leukoreduced Platelet Products Collected on Trima Accel
A Comparison of Donor Eligibility Based on Post Platelet Counts Using Gambro's Trima Accel and Baxter's Amicus
Platelet Count and Donation Rates of Frequent Plateletpheresis Donors
Platelet Aphaeresis
Multicomponent Apheresis with Two Different Cell Separators
A Retrospective Comparison of Cobe Spectra Apheresis System, Trima Automated Blood Collection System, Trima Accel Collection System and Platelet Productivity
Platelet Apheresis Collections Using a Default Platelet Count
Evaluation of Point of Care (POC) Hematology Analyzers for Use in Determining Donor Platelet Counts for Apheresis
Evaluation of Splitting Apheresis Platelets Based on Calculated Platelet Yield
Consistency of Quality Control Values for Automated Double Red Blood Cell Collections
In-Vitro Quality of RBCs Collected by Multicomponent Apheresis Compared to Manually Collected RBCs During 49 Days of Storage
Double Red Cell Donor Qualification, a Comparison Between Two Technologies
Decrease of Iron Stores in Hereditary Hemochromatosis Patients Treated with Erythrocytapheresis
ADAMTS13 Activity and Autoantibodies in a Prospective Cohort of Idiopathic TTP
Iron Deficiency Anemia During Frequent Plasma Exchange for Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Common Assays Distinguish Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura-Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome and Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Successful Treatment of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Following Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation Using Combined Plasma Exchange and Drug Therapy
Intravenous Immunoglobulin as an Adjunct to Plasma Exchange for the Treatment of Chronic Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE)
Transplant-Associated Microangiopathy After Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation Following Reduced Intensity Conditioning
Plasma Exchange Therapy in the Management of Acute Hemorrhagic Leukoencephalitis
Therapeutic Plasmapheresis for Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Wegener's Granulomatosis
Impact of Leukocytapheresis on Monocyte Subpopulations in Healthy Blood Donors and in Patients with Metastatic Malignant Melanoma
Centrifugation Lymphocytapheresis
Lymphocytapheresis in Sèzary's Syndrome
Lymphocyto-Plasmapheresis in the Treatment of Stiff-Person Syndrome
Long-Term Erythro-Exchange in the Treatment and Prevention of Severe Sickle Cell Disease Related Complications in Sicily
A Novel Continuous Flow Extracorporeal Photopheresis (ECP) System
Impact of RhG-CSF Administration and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Donation on Normal Donors Quality of Life and Health Status
Paired Comparison of Two MNC Offset Settings on Amicus During HPC Collection on Patients with Multiple Myeloma and Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Parameters Affecting Peripheral Blood Stem Cells Mobilization in Healthy Donors
Parameters Affecting Peripheral Blood Stem Cells Mobilization in Healthy Donors
Symptomatic Hypercalcemia Due to Intravenous (IV) Calcium (Ca) Prophylaxis During Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cell (PBPC) Collection in Patients with Renal Dysfunction
Protocol-Based Peripheral CD34 Trigger to Initiate Stem Cell Collection for Auto Transplants
Prognostic Factors for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Mobilization Sufficiency for Two Transplant Using Only G-CSF and the Development of a Prognosis Index
Pasteurella Multocida Bacteremia in Asymptomatic Plateletpheresis Donors
Septic Transfusion Reaction to Red Cells Contaminated with Pseudomonas Putida
Bacterial Detection of Whole Blood Platelets Post Implementaion of the Sample Diversion Pouch at Canadian Blood Services
Validation and Implementation of Bacterial Detection in Platelets Prepared by the Buffy Coat Method in Canada
A Sensitivity Model for Post-Storage Bacterial Detection Systems
Detection of Bacteria in Non-Leukocyte-Reduced Whole Blood Derived Platelet Concentrates (Non-LR WBD-PC) and Pools Using Pall EBDS
Comparison of Two Culture Systems for the Detection of Low Levels of Bacterial Contamination in Apheresis Platelets
Bacterial Detection on All Platelet Concentrates Using the BacT/Alert® 3D System in Conjunction with the Samplok® Sampling Kit
Comparison of Bacterial Detection in Whole Blood Platelets Sampled at 18 Hours and 24 Hours After Collection Using the BacT/ALERT 3D
Performance of Delayed-Entry Bacterial Detection in a Regional Donor Testing Laboratory
Bacterial Viability for 6 Hours in a Platelet Sampling Device
Validation of eBDS and Seven Day Platelet Storage Containers for a Release Test System
Daily Non-Invasive Fluorescence Ratio Measurement of Platelet Concentrate pH Can Detetect the Presence of Bacteria
Investigation of PGD® Test Technology for Determination of Bacterial Contamination of Red Cell Concentrates
Platelets Pheresis Donations Collected Into Kits with or Without Diversion Pouch
Unrelated Cord Blood Transplantation (CBT) for Hemoglobinopathy
Extended Storage of Liquid Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells, Prior to Cryopreservation, Does Not Affect Long Term Disease-Free Survival Rates
Stem Cell Transplantation of Plasma Depleted Umbilical Cord Blood
The Significance of Non-ABO Red Cell Antibodies in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
Identified Risks and Positive Solutions When Using Private Couriers to Transport Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells in Locations Prone to Extreme High Temperatures
Evaluation of Automated Sepax Cell Processing System for Processing of Cord Blood Units
Recovery of Viable Hematopoietic Stem Cells From Human Umbilical Cord Blood Using a Prototype of Pall's Stem Cell Recovery System (PSCRS)
Does the Quality of Collected Cord Blood Units Depend on Donor Related Factors?
Argentina Unrelated Cord Blood Bank, First Results
CD34+ Cell Dose Sufficient for Engraftment in Patients with Germ Cell Tumors
Umbilical Cord Blood Collection, Processing and Storage
Case Report
CD3+ and CD19+ Cells Depletion From Bone Marrow in Healthy Donors in Haploidentical Transplantation
Relevance of Isoagglutinin Titers and Engraftment in ABO-Incompatible Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation
Comparison of the Effect of Monocyte Enrichment Using Elutriator, Elutra and ClinicMACS on Monocyte Derived Dendritic Cells
Validation of Natural Killer Cell Activation During Long-Distance Shipping
Quality of Stored PBSC Declines More Rapidly at Room Temperature Than 4°C
Comparison of Three Cell Separation Devices for Monocyte Enrichment From Leukapheresis Products
Media Fill Evaluations as a Component of an Environmental Monitoring Plan for a Cellular Therapy Laboratory
Impact of Filtering Thawed Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells (HPC)with Routine Blood Filter on CD34+ Cell Number
Development of a Potency Assay for a Cellular-Based Vaccine
Determining the Volume of Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells, Apheresis Components by Establishing a Conversion Factor
Enumeration of CD34+ Cells in Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells, Apheresis
A Comparison of Contamination Rates Associated with Open Versus Closed Methods of Processing for Cord Blood Banking
Flow Cytometry Is an Important Tool for Assessing the Quality of Cryopreserved Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells
Humidity Controls for Hospital-Based Cell Therapy Facilities
Manual Versus Automated White Blood Cell Count Differentials in Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Components
Evaluation of Stored Plasma Products Collected Using the RBC/Plasma Procedure on the ALYX Component Collection System
A Simple Approach Based on Phase Change Material to Ship Frozen Plasma Units to Hospitals Without Dry Ice
Assessment of Residual Cell Counts in Blood Products Using the Bayer ADVIA 120°Cerebrospinal Fluid Assay
Pooled Cryoprecipitate at Manufacturing, Process and Quality Control
Inappropriateness of Transfusion Therapy with Fresh Frozen Plasma
Relationship Between Lipemia in Donors and Weather
Sensitivity and Specificity of Visual Inspection for the Detection of Hyperbilirubinemia in Non-Reactive Plasma Units
Fibrin Glue Prepared From Single Donor Allogenous Plasma
A Low-Tech Rapid Compression Freezing Method for Blood Plasma That Satisfies European Plasma Freezing Specifications
Platelet Surface Markers That Correlate with Survival Time and Recovery of Transfused Platelets
Assessment of Thrombosomes™ Function Using Thromboelastography
Non-Invasive Measurement of Platelet Concentrate pH with a Fiber Optic Fluorescence Detector
A Recent FDA Approved Method for Plateletpheresis Yield Calculation Within 24 Hours of Collection Rather Than at End of Storage
In Vitro and in Vivo Evaluation of Apheresis-Derived Platelets Stored for 7 Days in Container (PO-80) with Higher Oxygen Permeability
Overnight Hold of Whole Blood at 20–24°C Does Not Impair the In Vitro Quality of 7-Day Platelet Concentrates
Prestorage Pools Consisting of Hyperconcentrated Platelets Can Be Stored for Five Days in CLX®-HP Containers
Evaluation of a Platelet Saving In-Line Whole Blood Leukoreduction Filter
Maintaining Apheresis Platelet Temperature and Quality During Shipping Without Agitation
Temperature Correction of pH Measurements
Platelet Surface Expression and Secretion of CD40L (CD154) and CD62P (p-Selectin) During Concentrate Preparation and Storage
In Vitro Assessment of Buffy-Coat Derived Platelets Stored Using Additive Solutions and Plasma
In Vitro Assessment of Platelet Concentrates Produced During Canadian Blood Services' Validation of the Buffy-Coat Production Process
Multicenter Comparison of Counting Platelets Using Different Hematology Analyzers
Comparison of Platelet Concentrates Stored in Plasma or in 3 Different Additive Solutions
Effects of Non-Agitation on In Vitro Parameters of Platelet Concentrates Stored in CompoSol-PS
Viability of Platelets Frozen with DMSO at −80°C and Stored At −20°C
Evaluation of Interruption of Agitation in Leukoreduced Whole-Blood Platelets Under Simulated Shipping Conditions
Investigation of CompoYield, a Whole Blood Filter That Does Not Remove Platelets
Clinical and Quality Evaluation of Single, Versus Random Donor Platelet Concentrates, Stored for 7 Days
Functional Quality of Washed Platelets Versus Plasma-Reduced Platelets
Application of Rayleigh-Gans Formalism to Light Scattering by Platelets
Flow Cytometric Evaluation of Platelet Functional, Activation, and Pro-Inflammatory Characteristics
In Vivo and in Vitro Evaluation of Red Blood Cells Obtained After Automated Separation of Whole Blood Units by the Novel Atreus System
Evaluation of the In Vivo Viability of 28 Day Stored CPD Red Cells After Removing Prions with the Leukotrap Affinity Filter
The Efficiency of Leukoreduction of RBC Units Prepared by the PRP Method Limits the Possibility of Storing Whole Blood Units at Ambient Temperature
An Initial Comparison of In Vivo Single Vs. Double Label 24 Hour % Recovery
Nicotinamide or Ascorbic Acid on Erythrocytes Preservation
Evaluation of RBC, Buffy Coat, and Plasma Products Obtained After Automated Separation of Whole Blood Units by the Atreus System
In Vivo and in Vitro Evaluation of the ONE-STEP™ LEUKOSEP® Filtration System for Red Blood Cells
Glycated Hemoglobin in Different Red Cells Preparations During Storage in Blood Bank
Validation of a Method Used to Wash Red Blood Cells
New, Low Cost Elutriation System and Procedure to Eliminate Pathogens and Non-Infectious Complications While Maintaining Cell Quality*
A Palm-Sized Point-of-Care IV Fluid Warmer Causes Minimal Damage to Packed Red Blood Cells at High Flow Rates
Comparison of Fractionation Methods of Whole Blood Bags Based on Buffy Coat Extraction
Evaluation of Supernatant Potassium Values in Fresh Red Blood Cells Irradiated and Stored for Neonatal Transfusion
Evaluation of an In-Line Soft Housing Filter for Red Blood Cells
Comparison of In Vitro Blood Component Quality Using Two Different Design Butane-1,4-Diol Cooling Systems
Investigation of Mixing of Whole Blood Under Various Flow Rates Using the HemoLight Plus Collection Mixer
Production of Double Units of PRBC Using the ALYX Component Collection System Is a Safe and Time Sparing Procedure
Poking a Finger at the Copper Sulfate Method of Qualifying Donors for Blood Donation
Effect of Production Method and Bag Manufacturer on the In Vitro Quality of SAGM RBC
Ambient Temperature Exposure of Medical Supplies in Military Deployments
Assessment of In Vitro Quality of Washed SAGM RBC Produced Using the COBE 2991
Viability of Small Volumes of AS-3 and SAG-M Red Cells Stored in Plastic Syringes for Pediatric Transfusion
Donor Hemoglobin (Hgb) Levels Measured by Hematology Analyzer, Hemocue™ and CuSO4
Evaluation of Pro-Angiogenic and Pro-Coagulant Effect of Irradiation or Filtration on Stored Blood Used in Transfusion Practice
Monitoring of Packed RBCs During Storage
The Effect of a 16-Oz Water Drink on Blood Donor Reaction Rates in High-School Students
Immediate Vasovagal Donor Reaction Rates in 12.9 Million Whole-Blood Donations
Adverse Reaction Rates in Young Whole Blood Donors
Adverse Reaction Rates in Young Apheresis Donors
Implementation of a 16 Year-Old Donor Program
Detailed Characterization of Severe Systemic Reactions in Blood Donors
Effects of Donation Reactions Upon Retention of Whole Blood and Automated Double Red Cell Donors
Estimating Blood Donor Reaction Rates in First-Time and Repeat Blood Donors Based on a Stepwise Logistic Regression Analysis
Reassuringly Good Health Among Scandinavian Blood Donors
Healthy Blood Donors Are Iron Deficient!
High Throughput Genotyping of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) Affecting Iron Metabolism
Donor Safety in Double Red Cell Donation Compared to Whole Donation, a Two Year Survey of Ferritin, Hemoglobin and MCV
Influence of Medication on Bruising Complications in Autologous and Allogeneic Blood Donors
Platelet Donor Screening for Aspirin Effect
An Automated Sample Pipetting Method for Hemoglobin S Screening
Stored Packed Red Blood Cells Have a Procoagulant Potential Which Is Reducible by Leukodepletion Filters
A Pre /Post Observational Study of the Impact on Transfusion Reactions by the Implementation of the ‘Buffy Coat’ Method
Trends in Incidence of Adverse Transfusion Events Reported to the Canadian Transfusion Transmitted Injuries Surveillance System, 2002–2004
Five-Year Trends in the Incidence of Serious Adverse Transfusion Reactions in the Quebec Hemovigilance System
Time-Trends of Acute and Delayed Immunologic Transfusion Reactions in E-FIT, the French Hemovigilance Database
Donor Loss Through Introduction of Ban on Transfused Donors
Six-Year Experience with Emergency Group O Positive RBC Units in the Operating Room of a Level I Trauma Center
The Use of Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV) with ABO/Rh and Select Antigen Phenotyping for Determination of Incorrectly Labeled Specimens
Near Miss Detection. It Exists But We Must Look for It
Improved Patient Safety Through Blood Center/ Client Partnerships in a Remote Crossmatch Service
Transfusion Related Fatalities Due to Mistransfusion
Possible Reduced Rate of Adverse Reactions to Plasma Reduced Pooled Platelet Units
Transfusion-Related Alloimmune Neutropenia After Red Blood Cell Transfusion
Acute Transient Leukopenia Associated with Transfusion
Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury in the Critically Ill
Transfusion Associated Circulatory Overload and Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury - The Irish Experience
Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury in The Netherlands 2002–2004
Incidence of Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) at a Single Institution in Toronto, Canada
Complement Activation in Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI)
Antibody-Antigen Correlation in Donor-Recipient Pairs in Serologically-Confirmed TRALI Cases
Lack of Expected Autopsy Findings in a Case of Fatal Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI)
Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) Following Plasma Exchange for Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura-Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome(TTP-HUS) -A Case Report
Feasibility of Collection of Fresh Frozen Plasma Exclusively From Male Donors
Building an Infrastructure for Improved TRALI Case Reporting and Investigation
An In Vivo Two-Event Model of Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury
Washed Packed Red Blood Cells Induce Priming (CD11b up Regulation) of Neutrophils Which Is Abrogated by Leukodepletion at Collection
Priming of Neutrophils by Packed Red Blood Cell Supernatant Is Caused by Membrane Microvesicles
Epoetin-Associated Pure Red Cell Aplasia
Sickle Cell Hyperhemolysis Syndrome
Alloimmunization to Red Blood Cell Antigens Affects Clinical Outcomes in Liver Transplant Patients
Severe Hemolytic Reaction After RhO(D) Immune Globulin Intravenous Administration in a Patient with Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Transfusion Reactions
Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction Due to Anti-Fy3 with Pseudo- Anti-Fya Specificity
Donor Notification
Evaluation of Analytical Sensitivity of Chiron Target Capture HBV DNA Assay for HBV Detection, and Comparison with NGI SuperQuanT™ HBV DNA Assay
Detection of HBV DNA in Anti-HBc Reactive Blood Donations Using an In-House HBV NAT Assay
An Algorithm to Evaluate Anti-HBc Testing Using Individual Donation HBV NAT
A Case of Acute Hepatitis B Associated with Blood From a Donor Subsequently Deferred for Anti-HBc
Comparative Analysis of HBsAg Reactive Rates in Blood Donors and Cord Blood Donors
Analysis of HBsAg System 3 Reactivity Patterns
Comparison of PRISM HBcore and HBc ELISA Test Results on Blood Donor Samples Reactive by Corzyme
Improvements in Sensitivity and Mutant Detection of the Prism® HBV Surface Antigen Assay
Legal, Financial, and Public Health Consequences of Hepatitis C Viral Contamination of Blood Products for Persons with Hemophilia
Comparison of Two Models for Estimating Residual Risk of Transfusion Transmitted Infections
Implications of the FDA NAT Guidance-for-Industry Document
Cost-Effectiveness of HIV Screening of Blood Donations in Ghana
Detection of HIV-1 Infection in Blood Donors During Immunological Window Period Using the Nucleic Acid-Amplification Technology
Evaluation of Fourth-Generation HIV Screening Assays to Detect One Case of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 During Seroconversion Window
Seroprevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Hepatitis B and C Virus and Syphilis Infections in a Blood Donor Population of Portugal
HIV-1 and HCV NAT Screening of Blood Donors in Korea
Residual Risk Estimation of Viral Diseases in Korean Blood Donor Population
Evolution of Anti-HIV-1 and HIV-2 Prevalence Since the Support of PEPFAR in National Blood Center of Cote D'Ivoire
Utility of Multiplex Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) Screening of Accepted Blood Donors in Northern Thailand
HIV False-Positives Occur More Frequently in Younger Blood Donors
ECI Implementation - Reducing Greyzone Results for Hepatitis and HIV Testing
Analytical Performance Characteristics of the Cobas TaqScreen MPX Test on the Cobas S 201 System, a New NAT Screening Test for HBV, HCV and HIV
NAT and ELISA Screening
NAT Detection of Acute Phase and Occult HBV Infections with Multiple Mutations in the Surface Antigen “a” Determinant
Evaluation of a New Immunoassay for Differential Diagnosis of HIV Infections in the Face of Vaccine-induced Antibodies
Analysis of Donors with Non-Discriminated NAT Results for Re-Entry
Implementation of a High Volume, Fully Automated Testing Platform in a Donor Center
Evaluation of National External Quality Assessment Program (NEQAP) in Brasilian Blood Banks Serology
Analytical Performance of Procleix Duplex and Triplex TMA Assays in an International Proficiency Program
NAT Laboratories Respond to a Disaster Event
Process Improvements Implemented During Conversion of Bacterial Testing Methodology
Development of TaqMan RT-PCR Assay for Detection and Quantification of Dengue Virus RNA
Evaluation of a Questionnaire to Exclude Donors at Risk for Dengue
Hepatitis E Virus Genotype 3 Reservoirs in The Netherlands
Is There a Demographic Profile for a CMV Seronegative Blood Donor?
Sexual Behavior in 2,457 Blood Donors with Recent and Past Syphilis in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Viral Risks of Plasma-Derived Medicinal Products
A Prospective Study of Multiple Donor Exposure Blood Recipients
Implementation of Parvo B19/HAV Pooling Process for Nucleic Acid Testing
Risk Assessment Modeling Methods for Estimation of Potential Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) Risk Among US Donors
Evaluation of a New Combination Filter for Prion and Leukoreduction (LR) of Red Cell Concentrates (RCC)
Phase 1 Clinical Evaluation of Prion Filtered Red Cell Concentrates Processed by the Pall Leukotrap® Affinity Filtration System
Lack of Seroconversion to Babesia Microti in a Repository of Multiple Donor Exposure Blood Recipients in Connecticut
Stability of Malarial DNA in Dry-Blotted Samples After Long Term Storage at Room Temperature
Trypanosoma Cruzi Detection in Blood Donors by a Novel Assay
Performance Characteristics of the PRISM® T. Cruzi Antibody-Specific Prototype Assay
Prototype Immunoblot Assay Using Recombinant Antigens to Confirm Antibodies to Trypanosoma Cruzi
Detection of Antibodies to Trypanosoma Cruzi in a High Risk Population Using IFA and a New T. Cruzi ELISA Donor Screening Assay
Evaluation of a New T. Cruzi ELISA Donor Screening Assay on the ORTHO Summi™ Processor and Manual ELISA Processing Equipment
T. Cruzi ELISA Donor Screening Assay Precision on the Ortho Summi™ System
Sample Collection Device and Anticoagulant Comparisons Using a New T. Cruzi ELISA Donor Screening Assay and ORTHO Summi™ Processor
Assessment of Potentially Interfering Substances with a New T. Cruzi ELISA Donor Screening Assay Using the ORTHO Summi™ Processor
Canine Red Blood Cell In Vivo Survival After Phototreatment with Thiopyrylium and Red Light
Inactivation of Trypanosoma Cruzi by Thiopyrylium and Red Light in Human Red Cells
Inactivation of Bacteria and Viruses in Platelet Concentrates by UVB Irradiation Is Dramatically Improved by Strong Agitation
Pathogen Inactivation of Trypanosoma Cruzi in Plasma with Riboflavin and UV Light
Pathogen Inactivation of Trypanosoma Cruzi In Platelet Concentrates with Riboflavin and UV Light
Mirasol Pathogen Reduction Treated Red Blood Cells
Protein Quality in Mirasol Treated Fresh Frozen Plasma
Coagulation Factor Activity in Photochemically Treated Plasma After Storage at −18°C or −25°C
Coagulation Factor Activity in Photochemically Treated Plasma Prepared From Previously Frozen Plasma
Inactivation of Emergent Blood-Borne Pathogens in Plasma and Platelets
Photochemical Pathogen Inactivation for Preparation of Platelet Components During an Epidemic of Chikungunya Virus
Inactivation of Pathogens in Red Blood Cells by a Modified Treatment Process Utilizing S-303 and Glutathione
A Modified Process for Preparation of S-303 RBCs for Pathogen Inactivation Substantially Reduces Potential for Reactivity
Clinical Study in Pediatric Hemato-Oncology Patients
Two Examples of Anti-Lan Failing to Cause Clinically Significant Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
Post-Transfusion Survival in Pediatric Patients
Parameters of Thromboelastography in the Normal Newborns
Acquired Variant Hemoglobins
Outcomes in Solitary Pediatric Cord Blood Transplant Recipients
Hypokalemia Resulting From Exchange Transfusion with Older RBC Units in Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
Severe Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction in a Young Child Treated with Infliximab for Systemic Onset Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Platelet (plt) Recovery Rates Using Three Pre-Transfusion Filter Systems
Pediatric and Neonatal Transfusion Medicine Dosing Guidelines
Pediatric Transfusions
Development of a Management Algorithm for Selection of Blood Donors for Neonatal Transfusion to Avoid Lead Exposure
Point-of-Care LeadCare® Blood Lead Testing System
Specific IgG Antibodies Against Heparin/Platelet Factor −4 Complex in Surgical and Medical Patients Tested by ELISA and Particle Gel Immunoassay
Study of Platelet Bound Antibodies in 110 Acute Dengue Virus Infected Patients by Flow Cytometry
Identification of Autoimmune Gene Expression Portrait Using Peripheral Blood
Long-Term Persistence of Anti-HLA Antibodies and Slightly Enhanced Detection Using Serum Vs. Plasma
Gene and Haplotype Frequencies for the Loci HLA-A, B and DRB1 in 11755 North Chinese Han Blood Donors
The Establishment of HLA Phenotype Data Bank for Blood Donors to Reduce Non-Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction and Platelet Infusion Inefficacy
A Rare STR Allele Dropout
High Frequency of HPA-4b Allele in Brazilian Population
Impact of Molecular Testing on Process Flow in a Nationally Based Platelet Serology Laboratory
Frequencies of Human Platelet Antigen Alleles by PCR Sequence-Specific Priming in Healthy Blood Donors in Guangzhou
Evaluation of PCR-ASP and Real Time PCR Using Fluorescent Dye for Determination of HPA-1 and HPA-2 Human Platelet Antigen Genotyping
Molecular and Serologic Detection of Neutrophil Antigens and Antibodies
An Automated Instrument for Mass Red Blood Cell Antigen Typing
Evaluation of a New Technology for Blood Grouping, Phenotyping and Antibody Screening
The Use of DNA Arrays to Screen Donors for Rare Phenotypes
Automated Red Blood Cell Antigen Phenotype Prediction Using DNA Array Data Sets
Application of Blood Group Genotyping in Daily Transfusion Practice
Non-Hemolytic Antigen-Loss During Transfusion of Crossmatch Incompatible Blood Requires Simultaneous Binding of Multiple Antibodies
Unlike Penicillin, the Immune Complex “Method Is the Preferable Method for Detecting Piperacillin Antibodies”
The Safety of Electronic Crossmatch in Patients with Warm Autoantibodies
Hemolytic Anti-Cefotetan Antibodies with Cross-Reactivity to Cefuroxime
Drug-Induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia Associated with Zosyn, Serologically Presenting as Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia and Detected Best in the Presence of Zosyn
Severe Hemolytic Anemia in a 14 Month Old Child Associated with an Autoantibody with Rh(D) Specificity
The Approach to a Positive Direct Antiglobulin Test and to Selecting Blood for Transfusion in Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Autoantibody Directed Against EnaFS Which Caused Severe Hemolytic Anemia
Alloimmunization and Clinical Disease Severity in Sickle Cell Disease
Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Following Pancreas Transplantation and Immunosuppression with Alemtuzumab, Mycophenolate, and Daclizumab
Anti-D Immunization by Dei Red Blood Cells in Taiwan
Incidence of Passively Acquired Antibodies Due to Transfusion of Antibody Positive Red Blood Cell Donations
Conversion of RBC Phenotype From Le(a-b-) to Le(a-b+) After Intestinal Transplant
Acute Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction (HTR) Associated with Anti-Lu8
A New Monoclonal Anti-A,B for Blood Group Testing
Production and Characterization of Murine Anti-S Monoclonal Antibodies
Probability of anti-D Development in Rh Negative Hospitalized Patients Receiving Rh Positive Red Blood Cells
Two Cases of Vaccination-Induced Acute Hemolysis
Use of EGA Treated Neocytes Allowed Phenotyping of DAT Positive Samples From Patients Not Recently Transfused
A National File of Individuals Presenting a Rare Blood Phenotype and a National Blood Bank for Rare Blood Units
Fya, Fyb and Ss Antigen Densities Measured by Flow Cytometry
Exceptional Phenotypes in a National File of Individuals Presenting a Rare Blood Group
Incidence of the E Negative, hrB Negative Phenotype in the African American Donor Population
The Relationship Between ABO Subgroups, Factor VIII and Von Willebrand Factor
Reduced RhD Expression in a Patient with a Progressive Myeloproliferative Disorder
Evaluation of Anti-D Reagents for Detection of Weak D and Partial D
An Extremely Rare Anti-M of Clinical Significance
Serratia Liquefaciens Caused Hemagglutination of Red Blood Cells Stored in Modified Alsever's Solution
Antibodies Reacting Preferentially with RBCs Stored in Plastic Blood Bags
Discrepant Reactions Between Freshly Diluted and Manufacturer's Prediluted 0.8% Red Cells Not Limited to Eand K
Difference in Reactivity Between Murine Monoclonal and Rabbit Polyclonal Anti-Human Globulin Reagents with an IgG4 Anti-Ch
HDFN Reactions Can Result in Lysis of Bystander Cells
The Case of the Mis-Typed Donor
Decreased Sensitivity of Red Cell Antibody Screens with the Use of Saline Replacement for Rouleaux Formation
Overt Immediate Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction Associated with Anti Wra
Chimerism and Mosaicism Are Important Causes of Discrepancies Between ABO Blood Group Phenotype and Genotype
Evaluation of Chimerism After Allogeneic Transplantation by DNA Microarrays Using Blood Group Polymorphisms
Increasing an Antigen Negative Inventory
Success of an On-Going Red Cell Screening Program at a Community Blood Center
An Alloantibody to a High Prevalence MNS Antigen in a Person with a GP.JL/MkPhenotype
A Novel Translation-Initiator Codon Mutation in the ABO Gene Causes Decreased Expression of Group B Antigen
A New Allele in the Kell Blood Group System Maps to the K14/K24 Polymorphism
New Dombrock Haplotypes of African Origin
A New DOB Encoding Phe62Ser Which Results in a Dombrock Null Phenotype
Further Evidence for Diversity in the ABO Gene in Individuals of African Descent
Easy RHD Genotyping in D Negative East Asian Blood Donors
Identification of Variant Forms of GYPB in Brazilian Blood Donors of African Descent
RHD Gene in Blood Donors Phenotyped as D-Negative
Kel Null Phenotpye
Molecular Basis of the A2B in Taiwan
Molecular Genetic Rhce Characterization of 100 Cases with Serologic Suspect for Rhc/C and Rhe/E Variants
Several New Examples of Weak D Type 38 in the Portuguese Population
A New RHD Variant Caused by Exon 8 Deletion
Analysis of the Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms at NT 793 and NT 323 Is Important for Confirmation or Prediction of the Dob Antigen Status
Comparison of Four Methods for Red Cell Antibody Screening
Multi-Variant Genotyped Donor Panels in Usage for Performance Comparison of Three Commercially Available RHD/ABO Serotyping Methods
Rapid Multi-Parameter Blood Grouping Without Centrifugation- Performance Evaluation with Donor, Patient and Neonatal Samples
Assessment of Fetomaternal Hemorrhage (FMH) Using Hemoglobin F Quantitation by Flow Cytometry (HFQ) and the Kleihauer-Betke (KB) Test in a Large Obstetrical Population
Automated Detection of Low-Level A-Antigen on Red Blood Cells
Field Evaluation of the Olympus PK™ 7300 Automated Microplate System
The Galileo (Gal) Compared to the ID- Micro Typing System Gel Test (MTS) for Detection of Anti-Jka Alloantibodies
Evaluation of a Blood Bank Automated Solid Phase System for a Large Transfusion Service
Achieving Reduced Cycle Times for Pretransfusion Testing with Test Order Entry Modifications on Automation
The Performance of Four Antibody Screening Methods in the Investigations of an Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction
Evaluation of Efficiency and Productivity Using Automated ABO/Rh Method
The Identification of Red Cell Antibodies by an Automated System
Evaluation of Solid Phase Antibody Screen - Comparison to Standard Tube LIDAT and Microplate SIDAT for the Detection and Identification of RBC Antibodies
Assessing Antibody Detection Ability Upon Implementation of Gel Technology and Validation of the Ortho ProVue
ABO™ Card - a New Tool for Donor Recruitment and Management
False Positive Results in Automated Solid-Phase RBC Antibody Screening in a Transfusion Service
Evaluation of the TANGO® Automated Blood Bank Analyzer for ABO/Rh Group, Weak D Test, Rh and Kell Phenotype and Antibody Screen
Comparison of GEL 15 Minutes, GEL 40 Minutes and PEG for Antibody Detection on 8081 Tests
Comparison of Methods for Detection of Antenatal Anti-D
A New Generation of Crossmatching Test Using E.M. ® Technology on QWALYS® System and Freelys® Nano Workstation
A Serologic and Cost-Related Comparison of 20% Polyethylene Glycol and PeG™ in Red Cell Antibody Identification
Antibody Identification Strategy Using Both Automated Solid-Phase Red Cell Adherence Assay (SPRCA) and Tube Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Antiglobulin Methods
Radio-Frequency Transponder Chips Can Standardize and Document Blood Collections and Transfusions
Emergency Release Packed Red Blood Cell Usage After Implementing ABO Confirmation Policy
Report of a Five-Year Experience with a Prospective Audit Program for Blood Component Transfusion Appropriateness at a Large University Hospital
Physician Compliance with Platelet Usage Criteria
Methods to Create an Evidence-Based Maximum Surgical Blood Order Schedule
Do Platelet Factor 4 (PF4) Antibody Levels Assist in Decision for Repeat Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Testing?
Perioperative Blood Usage During Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Procedures
Intravenous Immunoglobulin Utilization in the Atlantic Provinces
Inappropriate Use of Blood in Africa
The Efficacy of Cryoprecipitate in Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Envenomation-Induced Coagulopathy
Platelet Refractoriness in Patients Requiring Intensive Platelet Support
Transfusion Requirements in Relation to Chemotherapeutic Interventions
Transfusion Challenges on Massively Transfused Soldiers Returning From Iraq
A Case Study in the Complexity of Providing the Most Effective Platelet Product
Ten Years of Blood Transfusions
Inappropriate Red Cell Transfusions Due to Falsely Low Hemoglobin Levels in Patients with Diluted Blood Samples
Transfusions and Co-Morbidities in Burn Patients
Appropriateness of Blood Transfusion in Colorectal Cancer
Clinical Factors Influencing Both Red Cell and Platelet Transfusion Frequency in Hemato-Oncologic Patients
Utilization of Preoperative Autologous Blood Donations in Surgical Oncology Patients at a Major Cancer Center
Off Label use of Recombinant FVIIa
Use of Activated Recombinant Factor VII (rVIIa) for Severe Coagulopathy Post Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
Where Has All the Recombinant FVIIa Gone?
A Regional Survey of Transfusion Services and Their Adherence to the Sickle Cell Disease Transfusion Protocol
Incidence of Alloimmunization in Blacks From Africa vs. the USA
Limiting Donor Exposure in a Chronic Transfusion Protocol
Transfusion Complicated by Variant C Antigen in Sickle Cell Disease
The Incidence of Transfusion Reaction in Kuwait
Allergic Reactions to Aprotinin Administration - Prospective Analysis in 1,307 Major Orthopedic Surgery Patients
Probability of Anti-D Development Among Rh Negative Hospitalized Patients Receiving Rh Positive Apheresis Platelets
Adverse Hemolytic Transfusion Complications Associated with Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIg)
Thrombolysis Associated Coagulopathy in Acute Stroke
Case Report of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Patient with Pancreatic Mass
Attitudes and Perceptions of Irish Transfusion Patients
A Patient Treated for Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia Developed Pre-Eclampsia Followed by Post Transfusion Purpura
Serologic and Clinical Management of a Bombay Pregnacy
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)-Like Syndrome in Carcinoma
Preoperative Autologous Deposit or Perioperative Blood Salvage
West Nile Virus in Blood Donors in the Inland Valleys of Northern and Central California - Summer 2005
The Impact of Modifying the Single Donor Trigger for West Nile Virus Testing
Seasonal Monitoring for West Nile Virus RNA in Blood Donor Screening
A Multi-Year Geographic Analysis of West Nile Virus RNA Activity in Blood Donors
Evaluating Blood Donor Screening Assays for West Nile Virus Years 2003–2005
Multi-Site Clinical Evaluation of the Procleix® WNV Assay on the Semi-Automated System
Evaluation of PROCLEIX® WNV Assay Performance with Cadaveric Samples on the Semi-Automated ESAS and Fully Automated TIGRIS® Systems
The Cobas TaqScreen West Nile Virus Test - A Robust Assay for Detection of WNV RNA
Sensitivity of the Cobas TaqScreen West Nile Virus Test
The Impact of Recognition Gifts on Propensity to Donate Blood During Critical Holiday Period
Specialized Recruitment and Marketing Initiatives Increase the Number of Rare Blood Donors
Recruitment of Relocated Blood Donors
Determinants of Donor Satisfaction Using an Audiovisual Touch-Screen Computer-Assisted Self-Interviewing (AVT) System
The Impact of Temporary Deferrals on Future Whole Blood Donation
Comparing the Cost of Recruiting New Donors Versus Reentering Previously Ineligible Donors
Bacterial Detection of Whole Blood-Derived Platelets Tested From a Pooled Sample Using a 37°C Lag Phase; Two Years of Data
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Risk Assessments
Document Control
Six Sigma Project-Improving Turn Around Time for Confirmatory/Supplemental Testing
Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions Ensuring Blood Transfusion Safety in Africa
Improving Transfusion Safety for Patients Without Historical ABO Group
Reducing Walkouts in High Schools
Region Scale Impacts of an Audiovisual Touch-Screen Computer-Assisted Self Interviewing (AVT) System
How a Successful Automated Mobile Collection Program Positively Impacts a Blood Center
Impact of 24 Platelet, Pheresis Components a Year on Product Availability
Are Hemochromatosis Donors a Cost-Effective Option for Blood Centers?
Implementation of 7-Day Single Donor Platelets
Inventory Management with 7-Day Apheresis Platelets
Automated Component Preparation of Buffy Coat Products Using Conventional USA Bag Configuration
FDA Submission for Variance for Low Volume Red Blood Cells with Additive Solution
Training of Soldiers in Preparation for Apheresis Platelet Collections in Iraq
The Contribution of Blood to Hospital Revenue in the United States
An Integrated Solution for Blood Product Information Management
Taking Serological Case Studies to a New E-Learning Level
Elimination of Major Transfusion Errors by Double Testing for Type and Screen (T&S)
Training Six Sigma Fundamentals
The Effectiveness of a SBB Web-Based Curriculum
Tablet PC Technology
Efficient Process for Blood Bank Automation Training and Validation
How Does Time Required to Train in Blood Bank Compare with Chemistry and Hematology?
The Development of a Formal Curriculum for a Pediatric Coagulation Elective in Transfusion Medicine
Career Activities of Physicians Taking the Subspecialty Board Examination in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
New Program Adds Another Level of Safety for Donors and Employees
How to Train Twenty-Seven People in One Year
Development of an Internet Hospital Handbook
Organizing Event Management School Curriculum Using Project Management Principles
The Laboratory Officer on Duty as a Member of the Trauma Team
Blood Bags with Integrated RFID-Labels to Provide a Complete Traceability From Production to Patient
Removal of the Use of Social Security Numbers for Donor Identification and Duplicate Donor Algorithms
Automation of Donor Volume Loss Calculation Using Microsoft Access™ Database
Vista Information System
Canadian Blood Services Development of a National Database to Collect Hospital Concerns
Managing Operation Team Feedback
Developing a Web-Service Based Scenario for ISBT 128 Compliant Blood Product Management in Greece
A Web-Based Software Platform Supporting the JCAHO Standard Requirements for Hospital Transplant Operations
Keeping Your Blood Bank's Critical Data and Applications Online in the Event of a Disaster Without Interruption or IT Staff Intervention
Making a Blood Bank Network Dynamically Adapt to Hackers to Protect Your Data
Use of ISBT 128 Core Conditions and Attributes for Blood Product Modification for a Transfusion Service Software System
Positive Donor Identification Without Social Security Numbers - A Three Factor Biometric Application
Improvement of Pipetting for a Pooling System
Fresh Frozen Plasma Appropriateness
Error Reduction and Process Improvements Resulting From Conversion of Bacterial Testing Methodology
Administrative II
A Novel Approach to Optimal Blood Platelets Logistics
Segregation and Verification of NAT Tissue Donor Sample Testing
Rapid Implementation of Individual Donor Screening Nucleic Acid Testing for Human Cells, Tissues, and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products (HCTP)
Decision Support System for Blood Ordering in Hospital Blood Banks in Ireland
Improving Productivity, Space Utilization, and Employee Morale Through LEAN Methodologies
Consolidation of a Blood Centre - How to Measure Success
Evaluation of Asset Management Software for a Regional Testing Laboratory
Temperature Monitoring of Storerooms Using Controlled Room Temperature
Computer Assisted Donor Selection for High Volume Antigen Screening
Operation of a Tissue Bank in an Urban Community Hospital Transfusion Service
Reducing Syringe Errors on the Ortho Summit Processor
Progress on the Establishment of a Blood Production and Distribution System for the National Defense Forces of Ethiopia
Post Implementation Evaluation of the Olympus OLA2500 High Speed Sorter Automation System
Implementation of Automation in the Lab with the Vista Information System
Consistent Quality Blood Products Utilizing Automated Blood Component Separation Technology
Emergency Communications System
Results of Prospective Review for Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) Orders
The Financial Impact of Maximizing Collections with a Successful Mobile Automated Red Blood Cell Program
Modeling the Implications of Whole Blood Versus Double Red Cell Collection and European Travel Deferral for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Multi-Country Workflow Study Comparing Five Instruments for Pretransfusion Testing
Changes in United States (US) Blood Component Costs as Reported in the 2005 Nationwide Blood Collection and Utilization Survey
Patient Socioeconomic Status and Utilization of Transfusion Services
Blood Bank Automation Facilitates Optimization of Technologist Time
Creating an Internal Culture of Commitment AKA the Life Business, Again!
The Implementation of a Regional Rare Blood Bank and Registry
A Cost-Benefit Analysis for Red Blood Cell Phenotyping Using Gel Technology
Minimizing the Chaos
Evaluation of Efficacy and Efficiency of the Hemominas Foundation, a Public, Centralized Transfusion Service in Brazil
Evaluating the Waiting Time Spent in Queue in a Brazilian Blood Bank
Keys to Becoming a Successful Manager
Comparison of Methods for Preparation of Neonatal Red Blood Cell Aliquots
Needs and Essentials for Nationally Supported Structure and Organisation of the Blood Supply
A Practical Guide to Automating the Transfusion Service
Six Sigma Study to Reduce Quantity Not Sufficient (QNS) Rates on Mobile Blood Drives
Process Changes Improve Blood Center Productivity and Product Quality
Blood Collection and Transfusion in the United States in 2004
Setup Reduction on Mobile Operations -Applying Lean Manufacturing Principles
A Comparison of Two Facilities to Determine the Operational Effect of Same-Day Platelet Counts for Donors on the TRIMA® Accel Pheresis Platelet Collection Platform
Donor Reactions in High School Blood Donors Following Implementation of 500mL Collection Bags
Using Six Sigma to Improve Automated Red Cell Collections at Mobile Sites
Blood Collection in Iowa During the Mumps Outbreak
Collecting Single Donor Platelets at a United States Army Combat Support Hospital in Iraq
Gender Comparison of Platelet Apheresis Contribution Across a Wide Weight Spectrum Using AMICUS Separator
Factors Contributing to Plateletpheresis Collection Failures
Donor Reaction Rates Pre- and Post-Uniform Donor History Questionnaire Implementation
A Trial to Boost Platelet Productivity at a Regional Collection Site
Introduction of Automated Double Red Cell Collection System in Saudi Arabia
An Analysis of Malarial and vCJD Deferrals at a Large Blood Center After the Implementation of the Uniform Donor Health History Questionnaire (UDHHQ)
A Collaborative Benchmarking Project
Enhancing Donor Satisfaction by Empowering Front Line Staff
Low Weight Female Contribution to Platelet Apheresis Using AMICUS Separator
Impact of Double Red Cell (2RBC) Collection Technology at Fixed Site Collections
Donor Base Nomagram Comparison of Automated Red Blood Cell Collection Technologies
Medication Histories in Healthy Blood Donors
Comparison of Manual Whole Blood Collection and Processing vs. The Alyx Component Collection System
Application of Lean Manufacturing Principles in the Donor Center
Development of a Tool to Monitor Trima Platelet Collections
Impact of Trima-Accel Modifications on Apheresis Platelet and Plasma Collections in a Military Blood Donor Center
A Foundation for Success
Increasing Multiple Component Collections with an Automated Collection Technology Upgrade
Improved Eligibility Determination Through Automation
Vista Information System Contributes to Lean Manufacturing
Utilization of the Vista Information System Improves Documentation and Cost Savings
Increasing Collections by Operationalizing Unity and Mission Commitment Through Staff-Driven Artwork and Design
Improving Alyx Operations on a Mobile Bus with Lean Manufacturing
Maintaining a Successful Mobile Blood Donor Program in a Community Hospital Setting
Donor Recruitment/Retention
Eliminating Deferrals for Tattoos Applied at State Regulated Facilities Increases Donations by 17–25 Year Old Donors
Development of a Conceptual Model to Describe the Experience of Permanent Donor Deferral
An Appraisal of Commonly Used Volunteer Blood Donor Incentives
Substantial Increase in New Donor Retention Due to Introduction of the Volunteer Donor Ambassador Program
High School Mobile Drives
High School Blood Donor Return Rates at the Next High School Blood Drive
Volunteer Apprentice Program...You're Hired
Increasing Donor Frequency
Beta Testing of a New Electronic Self-Administered Donor Questionnaire System
Predictors of Donor Return
The Effect of Total Cholesterol Screening on a Person's Willingness to Donate Blood
Donor Awareness and Motivations in Donating on an Automated System
Implementation of an Online Donor Satisfaction Survey
Variability in Blood Donor Screening Among Physicians in a Brazilian Institution
The Hereditary Hemochromatosis Donor
Does Offering Cholesterol Testing Have an Impact on Blood Donors?
Marketing Summer Blood Drives to High School and College Donors Using Blog Sites at Myspace.com
Gift of Life Donor (G.O.L.D.) Clubs
The Fear Factor
Autologous Donors
Getting to Know Our Heroes
Program Aims to Educate Elementary School Youth
Effective Recruitment of Employee Blood Donors with a Hospital Blood Donor Committee
A Comparison of High School Donor Deferrals to the General Population
Increasing Type O Specific Collections
A Comparison of Two Automated Collections Technologies in Relation to Whole Blood Donor Conversion and Multiple Component Collections
Implications of Adopting the Universal Donor History and Consent Form (UDHCF)
Employee Whole Blood and Apheresis Platelets Recruitment in a Cancer Hospital
What Would Encourage Blood Donation in Ireland?
Experience of Administering Separate Consent to Volunteer Donors in a Clinical Trial
Successfully Implementing an Automated Red Cell Program to Increase Red Cell Inventory
Donor Participation by Age and Ethnicity
Donor Services Program for Service Excellence
Screening Blood Donors for Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Quality Management I
Investigation and Classification of Unacceptable External Quality Assessment
Process Flow Changes for Operation of a Bidirectional Interface for ABO/Rh Typing and Antibody Screening
To Freak Or Not To Freak
Gel Methodology
Use of a Blood Observation Audit to Monitor Compliance with a Hospital Blood Administration Procedure
Use of the Immucor Galileo To Type No Type Determined (NTD) Samples From the Olympus PK7200
Management of Hardware/Software Requirements for Installation of an Electronic Data Management System (EDMS)
Evaluation of an Advanced Environmental Monitoring System
Utilization of Abbott PRISM HBcAb Test Kits
Introduction of Hemovigilance
Quality Management II
Reducing Blood Wastage Via Process Analysis in a Large Teaching Hospital
Increased Frequency of Warm Antibodies of Undetermined Specificity in Gel Techniques Compared to Tube Testing
FDA Audit of a NAT Clinical Trial
Semi-Automation of the Informed Consent Process Using Scannable Consent Forms
Process Improvement Initiative Powered by Six-Sigma Tools
Using Six Sigma Tools to Streamline Leukoreduction Quality Control
Process Improvements Identified in a UK Transfusion Service Laboratory with Quality Tools From Lean Manufacturing
Using LEAN Tools to Assess Work Processes in a Large Transfusion Service Before Implementing Automation
Using Quality Tools From LEAN Manufacturing to Evaluate Pretransfusion Work Processes
Results in Applying Lean Quality Tools to Pretransfusion Testing in a Large Metropolitan Hospital in Italy
Going “LEAN” in an Australian Transfusion Service
Quality Management for the Laboratory - A Provincial Solution for British Columbia
Process for Handling Tissue Recall of Implanted Tissue
Compliance, Effectiveness and Impact of the Maximum Blood Surgical Order Schedule
Platelet Outdate Reduction Using Six Sigma Methodology
Impact of Donor Deferral Related to a Laboratory Incident
Overcoming Nucleic Acid Testing Laboratory Contamination
Pursuing Manufacturing Excellence Through Continuous Improvement Tools
Error Management to Enhance Process Improvement in the Cellular Therapy Lab
Validation of a Pneumatic Tube System for Blood Delivery Using an Electronic Temperature Monitoring Device
Process Change - Development of a Basic Tool for Risk Assessment
Creating a Rapid Assessment Tool for Audit Preparation
Improving Blood Component Turn Around Times
Preparing for an Inspection by European Union Health Agencies
Start at the Beginning
STAT Pre-Transfusion Testing Can Create Crises for Blood Banks and Elective Surgery Patients
Applications for Using a Post-Service Verification Procedure
A Standardized Provincial Techinical Operations Manual for Transfusion Medicine Laboratories
European Union Standards; A New Level of Compliance
Applying Six Sigma to Reduce Pheresis Platelet Wastage Due to Out-of-Specification Concentration Failures at Collection
Improving Donor Testing by Reducing Time and Variability of Repeat and Confirmatory Testing
Blood Center Profiling in the Electronic Age
Concentrated Platelets Product QC Sample - Platelet Count Results Impacted by Analyzer and Handling Protocols
A Comparison of Reactive Rates Between Abbott Corzyme and Abbott PRISM HBcAb Assay
Reducing Prolonged Transfusions
Use of Six Sigma to Decrease the Cycle Time of Quality Control Reports
Managing for Success
Implementation of Regionalized Component Quality Control Testing for Recovered Plasma Intended for Fractionation in Europe
A Coded Mechanical Barrier System for Preventing Mistransfusions
Evaluation of Handheld Devices for Positive Patient Identification (PPI) For Sample Collection, Pick-Up Slips, And Bedside Check
A Management Tool to Track Platelet Inventory Patterns and Wastage in 26 Hospitals
The Value of Laboratory - Vendor Partnerships Focused on Improving Assay Performance
Temperature Stable Transport of Blood Products From the Manufacturer to Clinics with the Aid of a Passive Transport System Based on Thermal Stabilizers
Implementation of a National External Quality Assessment Program (NEQAP) for Brazilian Public Blood Banks Serology as a Tool of Health Surveillance
Transition from the Research Laboratory to the Clinical Laboratory in Cellular Therapy
Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Formal Project Management Process
2006 List of Reviewers