In this issue
Transfusion recipient epidemiology and outcomes research
Should we attempt to detect bacteria in red blood cells?
Blood supply safety
Blocked D phenomenon
The use and abuse of surrogate endpoints in clinical research in transfusion medicine
Detection of bacteria in stored red cell products using a culture-based bacterial detection system
Experience of German Red Cross blood donor services with nucleic acid testing
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 incidence among blood donors in France, 1992 through 2006
Regional and temporal variation in American Red Cross blood donations, 1995 to 2005
Thrombin generation before and after multicomponent blood collection
Immunomodulatory effects of blood transfusions
Hemolytic transfusion reactions after administration of intravenous immune (gamma) globulin
A probable case of hepatitis B virus transfusion transmission revealed after a 13-month-long window period
Microchimerism decades after transfusion among combat-injured US veterans from the Vietnam, Korean, and World War II conflicts
α-Hemoglobin stabilizing protein is not a suitable marker for a screening test for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Expression of human telomerase reverse transcriptase in bone marrow CD34+ cells from patients with β-thalassemia major
A clinical study on the feasibility of autologous cord blood transfusion for anemia of prematurity
Isolation of monocytes from leukapheretic products for large-scale GMP-grade generation of cytomegalovirus-specific T-cell lines by means of an automated elutriation device
Investigation into A antigen expression on O2 heterozygous group O–labeled red blood cell units
The effects of cryopreservation on red blood cell microvesiculation, phosphatidylserine externalization, and CD47 expression
The effect of gamma irradiation on the quality of apheresis platelets during storage for 7 days
Photochemical inactivation with amotosalen and long-wavelength ultraviolet light of Plasmodium and Babesia in platelet and plasma components
Effects of Mirasol PRT treatment on storage lesion development in plasma-stored apheresis-derived platelets compared to untreated and irradiated units
Antibody identification using both automated solid-phase red cell adherence assay and a tube polyethylene glycol antiglobulin method
External quality assessment of platelet serology and human platelet antigen genotyping
Massive fetomaternal hemorrhage
The suitability of hemolyzed specimens for compatibility testing using automated technology
One single dose of 200 μg of antenatal RhIG halves the risk of anti-D immunization and hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn in the next pregnancy
A computer-assisted transfusion management system and changed transfusion practices contribute to appropriate management of blood components
Estimating the pathogen safety of manufactured human plasma products
Epoetin-associated pure red cell aplasia
Giving plasma at a 1
Sporadic leukoreduction filter failure during red blood cell component preparation
Frequencies of the JKnull (IVS5–1g>a) allele in Taiwanese, Fujian, Filipino, and Indonesian populations