In this issue
Transfusion management of patients with sickle cell disease
Skin disinfection and bacterial contamination of blood components
The curtain is still going up
An imPRESsive mimic
Partial C antigen in sickle cell disease patients
Red blood cell alloimmunization in sickle cell disease patients in Uganda
Validation of a hospital-laboratory workstation for immunohematologic methods
Studies of the anti–platelet factor 4/heparin immune response
High-throughput red blood cell antigen genotyping using a nanofluidic real-time polymerase chain reaction platform
A new cold autoagglutinin specificity
A novel rapid and effective donor arm disinfection method
Skin disinfection methods
The efficacy of individual-donation and minipool testing to detect low-level hepatitis B virus DNA in Taiwan
Community blood donors' knowledge of anemia and design of a literacy-appropriate educational intervention
Implementation of ISBT 128 in China
Education in donation coping strategies encourages individuals to give blood
Prevalence of and risk factors for hepatitis B and C infection among Mongolian blood donors
A prospective randomized trial of two popular mononuclear cell collection sets for autologous peripheral blood stem cell collection in multiple myeloma
CD34+ cells obtained from “good mobilizers” are more activated and exhibit lower ex vivo expansion efficiency than their counterparts from “poor mobilizers”
A prospective study of multiple donor exposure blood recipients
Appropriateness of fresh-frozen plasma usage in hospital settings
Urinary di-(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate metabolites in athletes as screening measure for illicit blood doping
Variability on red blood cell transfusion practices among Brazilian neonatal intensive care units
Comprehensive survey of red blood cell unit life cycle at a large teaching institution in eastern Canada
Evaluation of antimicrobial peptides as novel bactericidal agents for room temperature–stored platelets
Core temperature changes in resuspended red blood cells (RBCs) and pediatric RBCs removed from refrigerated storage
A noninvasive near infrared system for detection of platelet components contaminated with bacteria
Level of platelet-derived cytokines in leukoreduced red blood cells is influenced by the processing method and type of leukoreduction filter
Treatment of transfusional iron overload in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome or severe anemia
Role of neutralizing antibodies in controlling simian foamy virus transmission and infection
A novel association of acquired ADAMTS13 inhibitor and acute dengue virus infection
Transfusion-related acute lung injury reports in the Netherlands
Efficacy of hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA screening and characterization of acute and occult HBV infections among blood donors from Madrid, Spain
Management of blood supplies during an influenza pandemic
Expensive blood safety initiatives may offer less benefit than we think
Effects of anemia and blood transfusion in acute myocardial infarction in rats
Recent advances in laboratory assays for nonhemolytic transfusion reactions
TRANSFUSION MICROBIOLOGY
Prethaw predictors of cord blood unit quality
Absence of detection of novel human parvoviruses in German plasma donations
Specific amino acid substitutions cause distinct expression of JAL (RH48) and JAHK (RH53) antigens in RhCE and not in RhD
Dyslexia
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