In This Issue
Nonsurgical bleeding diathesis in anemic thrombocytopenic patients
Parvoviruses and blood transfusion
The real cost of iron chelation therapy
Randomization in clinical trials
Apparent anti-D in a D+ individual
Prevalence and quantitation of parvovirus B19 DNA levels in blood donors with a sensitive polymerase chain reaction screening assay
Molecular mechanism underlying B19 virus inactivation and comparison to other parvoviruses
Blood donor screening for parvovirus B19 in Germany and Austria
Comparison of two automated nucleic acid testing systems for simultaneous detection of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus RNA and hepatitis B virus DNA
Detection and characterization of hepatitis B virus of anti-hepatitis B core antigen–reactive blood donors in Quebec with an in-house nucleic acid testing assay
Evaluation of a multiplex human immunodeficiency virus-1, hepatitis C virus, and hepatitis B virus nucleic acid testing assay to detect viremic blood donors in northern Thailand
Hepatitis B virus DNA–positive, hepatitis B surface antigen–negative blood donations intercepted by anti-hepatitis B core antigen testing
Isolation of Leclercia adecarboxylata from the blood culture of an asymptomatic platelet donor
Clinical and economic burden of infused iron chelation therapy in the United States
Decreased transfusion needs associated with hydroxyurea therapy in Algerian patients with thalassemia major or intermedia
Complications of apheresis in children
Impact of leukapheresis on early death rate in adult acute myeloid leukemia presenting with hyperleukocytosis
Evaluation of an algorithm based on peripheral blood hematopoietic progenitor cell and CD34+ cell concentrations to optimize peripheral blood progenitor cell collection by apheresis
Management of pregnancies complicated by anti-Fya alloimmunization
Determinants of return behavior
Influences of general and traditional Chinese beliefs on the decision to donate blood among employer-organized and volunteer donors in Beijing, China
Factor Va, bound to microparticles released during platelet storage, is resistant to inactivation by activated protein C
Influence of pH on stored human platelets
Evaluation of bacterial inactivation in prestorage pooled, leukoreduced, whole blood–derived platelet concentrates suspended in plasma prepared with photochemical treatment
Rituximab as successful therapy in a patient with refractory paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria
Short-term benefits and risks of intravenous iron
Consequences and costs of noncompliance with iron chelation therapy in patients with transfusion-dependent thalassemia
A proposal for curriculum content in transfusion medicine and blood banking education in pathology residency programs
America finds hemovigilance!
Recovery of white blood cells and platelets from leukoreduction system chambers of Trima Accel and COBE Spectra plateletpheresis devices
Recovery of white blood cells and platelets from leukoreduction system chambers of Trima Accel and COBE Spectra plateletpheresis devices
Leukoreduction of transfused blood and postoperative infection
The intention-to-treat principle in clinical trials and meta-analyses of leukoreduced blood transfusions in surgical patients
The intention-to-treat principle in clinical trials and meta-analyses of leukoreduced blood transfusions in surgical patients
The distribution of haptoglobin-gene deletion (Hp del ) is restricted to East Asians