In this issue
Additive solutions for platelets
Diagnostic complexities in autoimmune hemolytic anemias
The importance of visually inspecting cord blood units upon receipt
ADAMTS13 binds to CD36
Reduction in adverse reactions to platelets by the removal of plasma supernatant and resuspension in a new additive solution (M-sol)
Factors affecting the frequency of red blood cell outdates
The effects of liberal versus restrictive transfusion thresholds on ambulation after hip fracture surgery
Serologic findings in autoimmune hemolytic anemia associated with immunoglobulin M warm autoantibodies
Long-term in vitro reactivity for human leukocyte antigen antibodies and comparison of detection using serum versus plasma
Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry for genotyping of human platelet-specific antigens
Two novel Jknull alleles derived from 222C>A in Exon 5 and 896G>A in Exon 9 of the JK gene
Blockade of maternal anti-HPA-1a–mediated platelet clearance by an HPA-1a epitope–specific F(ab′)2 in an in vivo mouse model of alloimmune thrombocytopenia
Impact of a policy to permit the return of donors repeat-reactive to the Abbott PRISM antibody to hepatitis B core antigen assay
Associations between West Nile virus infection and symptoms reported by blood donors identified through nucleic acid test screening
Comparison of the analytical and operational performance of two viral nucleic acid test blood screening systems
Sensitivity of two hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) nucleic acid test systems relative to hepatitis B surface antigen, anti-HCV, anti-HIV, and p24/anti-HIV combination assays in seroconversion panels
Cost-effectiveness of additional hepatitis B virus nucleic acid testing of individual donations or minipools of six donations in the Netherlands
Predicting blood donation intentions and behavior among Australian blood donors
Profile of blood donors with serologic tests reactive for the presence of syphilis in São Paulo, Brazil
Removal of Plasmodium falciparum–infected red blood cells from whole blood by leukoreduction filters
Carbon monoxide concentration in donated blood
Hematopoietic engraftment of dimethyl sulfoxide–depleted autologous peripheral blood progenitor cells
Clinical-grade purification of natural killer cells in haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Transfusion-induced serum sickness
Human platelets as a substrate source for the in vitro amplification of the abnormal prion protein (PrPSc) associated with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
The Rapa Nui caveat
Presence of meconium-stained amniotic fluid in cesarean deliveries increases the total nucleated cell content of umbilical cord blood units
Presence of meconium-stained amniotic fluid in cesarean deliveries increases the total nucleated cell content of umbilical cord blood units
Establishment of a novel method for detecting Naka antibodies by using a panel cell line
Complications of plasma exchange in patients treated for thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. IV. An additional study of 43 consecutive patients, 2005 to 2008