In this issue
Prevention of febrile nonhemolytic and allergic transfusion reactions with pretransfusion medication
Hemoglobin D after a red cell exchange for sickle cell disease
Box plots
Improving platelet transfusion practices in the neonatal intensive care unit
A prospective, randomized, double-blind controlled trial of acetaminophen and diphenhydramine pretransfusion medication versus placebo for the prevention of transfusion reactions
The determination of the fetal D status from maternal plasma for decision making on Rh prophylaxis is feasible
Effects of red blood cell transfusions during the first week of life on acid-base, glucose, and electrolytes in preterm neonates
A revised method for estimating hepatitis B virus transfusion residual risk based on antibody to hepatitis B core antigen incident cases
Performance of an algorithm for the reentry of volunteer blood donors deferred due to false-positive test results for antibody to hepatitis B core antigen
Epidemiology of hepatitis B in Canadian blood donors
Implementation of buffy coat platelet component production
The effect of storing whole blood at 22°C for up to 24 hours with and without rapid cooling on the quality of red cell concentrates and fresh-frozen plasma
Bacterial contamination of whole blood–derived platelets
Proteomic characterization of freeze-dried human plasma
Rapid and sensitive detection of viable bacteria in contaminated platelet concentrates using a newly developed bioimaging system
Role of lactadherin in the clearance of phosphatidylserine-expressing red blood cells
Investigation of the effect of kaolin and tissue factor–activated citrated whole blood, on clot forming variables, as evaluated by thromboelastography
Effects of plasma dilution on tissue factor–induced thrombin generation and thromboelastography
Evaluation of the transfusion safety of blood products and determination of plasma concentrations of acitretin and etretinate in patients receiving transfusions
Pulmonary pathology of rapidly fatal transfusion-related acute lung injury reveals minimal evidence of diffuse alveolar damage or alveolar granulocyte infiltration
Application of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis to identify the source of bacterial contamination of peripheral blood progenitor cell products
Quantitative assessment of the kinetics of growth factors release from platelet gel
Reduced hemoglobin on day of peripheral blood progenitor cell collection is associated with low graft content of vascular progenitors and increased toxicity after autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Serological studies of piperacillin antibodies
Membrane autoantibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus
Molecular genetic analysis for the Bx subgroup revealing two novel alleles in the ABO gene
A severe case of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome associated with pneumococcal infection and T activation treated successfully with plasma exchange
The critical role of plasmapheresis in ABO-incompatible renal transplantation
Applying molecular immunohematology discoveries to standards of practice in blood banks
A 425T>C mutation in the B allele for the ABO transferase is associated with the B3 phenotype in Han Chinese persons
α1-Antitrypsin deficiency is a possible first event in the two-event model of transfusion-related acute lung injury
Long-term survival rate of pediatric patients after blood transfusion
Adjusting surgical bleeding for dilutional effect of Hextend