In this issue
A new mechanism for immune destruction of red blood cells?
Facilitating blood component preparation
Blood groups
The expanding range and severity of babesiosis
Life-threatening hemolytic anemia due to an autoanti-Pr cold agglutinin
Immune hemolytic anemia due to cimetidine
Many genetically defined ABO subgroups exhibit characteristic flow cytometric patterns
New low-frequency platelet glycoprotein polymorphisms associated with neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
Recipient-derived HPA-1a antibodies
Relative safety of first-time volunteer and replacement donors in West Africa
Plasma and cryoprecipitate manufactured from whole blood held overnight at room temperature meet quality standards
Pharmacokinetic analysis of human plasma–derived pasteurized C1-inhibitor concentrate in adults and children with hereditary angioedema
Pressure-aided transfusion of platelets
A single assay for multiple storage-sensitive red blood cell characteristics by means of infrared spectroscopy
Red blood cell aging markers during storage in citrate-phosphate-dextrose–saline-adenine-glucose-mannitol
Periods without agitation diminish platelet mitochondrial function during storage
Intraoperatively salvaged red blood cells contain nearly no functionally active platelets, but exhibit formation of microparticles
Adoptive therapy by transfusing expanded donor murine natural killer T cells can suppress acute graft-versus-host disease in allogeneic bone marrow transplantation
Immunomonitoring of graft-versus-host minor histocompatibility antigen correlates with graft-versus-host disease and absence of relapse after graft
Delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction with hyperhemolysis after first red blood cell transfusion in child with β-thalassemia
The risk of transfusion-transmitted infections in sub-Saharan Africa
The practice of reporting transfusion-related acute lung injury
Increase in CD230 (cellular prion protein) fluorescence on blood lymphocytes in bovine spongiform encephalopathy–infected nonhuman primates
Scrub typhus induced by peripheral blood stem cell transplantation in the immunocompromised patient
Improved plasma removal efficiency for therapeutic plasma exchange using a new apheresis platform
Moderate and severe adverse events associated with apheresis donations
Prospective monitoring of plasma and platelet transfusions in a large teaching hospital results in significant cost reduction
Increased number of coagulation products in relationship to red blood cell products transfused improves mortality in trauma patients
Platelet gel for treatment of mucocutaneous lesions related to graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant
International variation in volunteer whole blood donor eligibility criteria
A new isoform of Sta gene found in a family with NOR polyagglutination
Quality of methylene blue–treated fresh-frozen plasma stored up to 27 months