In this issue
A readily available assay for anti-immunoglobulin A
Deconstructing hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers
Frozen red blood cells
Hyperviscosity and the prozone effect in multiple myeloma
An evaluation of the DiaMed assays for immunoglobulin A antibodies (anti-IgA) and IgA deficiency
Endothelial permeability is increased by the supernatant of peripheral blood mononuclear cells stimulated with HLA Class II antibody
Red blood cell alloantibody frequency, specificity, and properties in a population of male military veterans
Ultrastructural localization of glycoprotein IIIa (GPIIIa, β3 integrin) on placental syncytiotrophoblast microvilli
Balance between vasoconstriction and enhanced oxygen delivery
The effects of additive solution pH and metabolic rejuvenation on anaerobic storage of red cells
Anti-A and anti-B titers in pooled group O platelets are comparable to apheresis platelets
Platelet capacity of various platelet pooling systems for buffy coat–derived platelet concentrates
Cryoprecipitate use in 25 Canadian hospitals
Platelet transfusions in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
Leukodepletion of autologous whole blood has no impact on perioperative infection rate and length of hospital stay
Errors in patient specimen collection
Plasma fibrinogen level, bleeding, and transfusion after on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Validation of HLAMatchmaker algorithm in identifying acceptable HLA mismatches for thrombocytopenic patients refractory to platelet transfusions
The role of donor antibodies in the pathogenesis of transfusion-related acute lung injury
Fatal group C streptococcal infection due to transfusion of a bacterially contaminated pooled platelet unit despite routine bacterial culture screening
Performance characteristics of the Food and Drug Administration–licensed Roche Cobas TaqScreen West Nile virus assay
Lung transplantation complicated by graft-versus-host disease and confounded by incidental transfusion-associated macrochimerism
Behavioral, biochemical, and genetic analysis of iron metabolism in high-intensity blood donors
Impact of nucleic acid testing for hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and human immunodeficiency virus on the safety of blood supply in Italy
Clinical and clinicopathologic effects of plateletpheresis on healthy donor dogs
Impact of donor deferrals for malaria on blood availability in the United States
Mixed-type autoimmune hemolytic anemia
In vitro clinical-grade generation of red blood cells from human umbilical cord blood CD34+ cells
Good manufacturing practice–grade fibrin gel is useful as a scaffold for human mesenchymal stromal cells and supports in vitro osteogenic differentiation
Management of blood shortages in a tertiary care academic medical center
Differential patterns of serum Fas ligand levels in blood donors
Is a computer crossmatch in the absence of an immediate-spin antibody screen adequate for persons identified to be at increased risk of forming new blood group antibodies?
An unsuspected cause of inappropriate blood use
The pursuit of happyness, transfusions, and blood donation on the screen
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Creation of a maximum surgical blood ordering schedule via novel low-overhead database method
Fatal streptococcal infection despite routine bacterial culture screening
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