In this issue
A new paradigm for pretransfusion testing with the same perennial limitations
Why do young women (donors) faint?
Advances in red blood cell immunology 1960 to 2009
Toward extended phenotype matching
sHLA-I contaminating molecules as novel mechanism of ex vivo/in vitro transcriptional and posttranscriptional modulation of transforming growth factor-β1 in CD8+ T lymphocytes and neutrophils after intravenous immunoglobulin treatment
Delayed adverse reactions to blood donation
Status of blood banking and the blood supply in Afghanistan
Testing blood donors for Chagas disease in the Paris area, France
The aging population poses a global challenge for blood services
Screening of single-donor apheresis platelets for bacterial contamination
Meta-analysis of clinical studies of the purported deleterious effects of “old” (versus “fresh”) red blood cells
The quality of stored umbilical cord and adult-donated whole blood in Mombasa, Kenya
Identification and evaluation of false-negative antibody screens
Generation of histo-blood group B transferase by replacing the N -acetyl-D-galactosamine recognition domain of human A transferase with the galactose-recognition domain of evolutionarily related murine α1,3-galactosyltransferase
Streamlining ABO antibody titrations for monitoring ABO-incompatible kidney transplants
Novel antibody screening cells, MUT+Mur kodecytes, created by attaching peptides onto red blood cells
Storage of murine red blood cells enhances alloantibody responses to an erythroid-specific model antigen
Prolonged isolated red blood cell transfusion requirement after allogeneic blood stem cell transplantation
Increasing the economic efficacy of peripheral blood progenitor cell collections by monitoring peripheral blood CD34+ concentrations
Association of stress-related perinatal factors and cord blood unit hematopoietic progenitors is dependent on delivery mode
Compensated variability in the expression of globin-related genes in erythroblasts generated ex vivo from different donors
Improvement of an ultrasensitive human immunodeficiency virus Type 1 real-time reverse transcriptase–polymerase chain reaction targeting the long terminal repeat region
Declining hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence in pregnant women
Hemostatic resuscitation for massive bleeding
A review of methods used in comprehensive, descriptive studies that relate red blood cell transfusion to clinical data
Can intravenous iron therapy meet the unmet needs created by the new restrictions on erythropoietic stimulating agents?
Successful long-term rituximab maintenance for a relapsing patient with idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Novel IVS6-13C>T mutation recognized as a cause of discrepancy between phenotyping and genotyping in KEL*3,4 polymorphism identification
Syphilis nucleic acid testing
Investigation of panagglutinating sera
Investigation of panagglutinating sera