In this issue
What is the mechanism for acute hemolysis occurring in some patients after intravenous anti-D therapy for immune thrombocytopenic purpura?
One big unhappy family
Why are all men who have had sex with men even once since 1977 indefinitely deferred from donating blood?
Intrauterine transfusion for homozygous α0 thalassemia reverses hydrops fetalis
How do we provide blood products to trauma patients?
Investigation of whether the acute hemolysis associated with Rho(D) immune globulin intravenous (human) administration for treatment of immune thrombocytopenic purpura is consistent with the acute hemolytic transfusion reaction model
D variants at the RhD vestibule in the weak D type 4 and Eurasian D clusters
Does a febrile reaction to platelets predispose recipients to red blood cell alloimmunization?
WHO comparative evaluation of serologic assays for Chagas disease
Transfusion of platelet components prepared with photochemical pathogen inactivation treatment during a Chikungunya virus epidemic in Ile de La Réunion
Cognitive deficits after recovery from thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Quantitative estimate of the risks and benefits of possible alternative blood donor deferral strategies for men who have had sex with men
Impact of individual-donation nucleic acid testing on risk of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus transmission by blood transfusion in South Africa
One-year experience of nucleic acid technology testing for human immunodeficiency virus Type 1, hepatitis C virus, and hepatitis B virus in Thai blood donations
Critical evaluation of informed consent forms for adult and minor aged whole blood donation used by United States blood centers
Serologic and molecular typing of human T-lymphotropic virus among blood donors in Maputo City, Mozambique
A modeling framework for evaluation and comparison of trigger strategies for switching from minipool to individual-donation testing for West Nile virus
West Nile virus testing experience in 2007
Suboptimal effect of a three-factor prothrombin complex concentrate (Profilnine-SD) in correcting supratherapeutic international normalized ratio due to warfarin overdose
Red blood cell volume can be independently determined in vitro using sheep and human red blood cells labeled at different densities of biotin
Blood use in the ambulatory setting among elderly in the United States
Flow cytometric assay for the simultaneous determination of residual white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets in fresh-frozen plasma
A laboratory comparison of pathogen reduction technology treatment and culture of platelet products for addressing bacterial contamination concerns
Comparison between the BACTEC 9240 and the Pall eBDS system for detection of bacterial platelet concentrate contamination
Platelet function assessed by shear-induced deposition of split triple-dose apheresis concentrates treated with pathogen reduction technologies
Noninvasive measurement of pH in platelet concentrates with a fiber optic fluorescence detector
Analysis of transfusion reactions associated with prestorage-pooled platelet components
Therapeutic plasma exchange reduces ABO titers to permit ABO-incompatible renal transplantation
Alternative method to determine the hematocrit of red blood cell units
Dead man talking
Research opportunities for pathogen reduction/inactivation of blood components
Acute renal failure with hemolysis in a D-mismatched transfusion recipient treated with RhIG
Acute renal failure with hemolysis in a D-mismatched transfusion recipient treated with RhIG
Hepatitis C virus incident cases open the possibility to study transmission route and source of infection
Charles Salmon (1925-2009)