In this issue
TRANSFUSION now offers physicians continuing medical education credit
The red blood cell storage lesion: a method to the madness
Seeing red
The randomized controlled trial: in celebration of TRANSFUSION's 50th
A curious case of blue blood
Blood transfusions: good or bad?
Continuing Medical Education Program in Transfusion
Duration of red blood cell storage and survival of transfused patients (CME)
Supernates from stored red blood cells inhibit platelet aggregation
Gravity sedimentation of granulocytapheresis concentrates with hydroxyethyl starch efficiently removes red blood cells and retains neutrophils
An active hemovigilance program characterizing the safety profile of 7483 transfusions with plasma components prepared with amotosalen and UVA photochemical treatment
Blood transfusions increase cerebral, splanchnic, and renal oxygenation in anemic preterm infants
Evidence-based practice guidelines for plasma transfusion
The African American church as a donation site: motivations and barriers
Should plasma from female donors be avoided? A population-based cohort study of plasma recipients in Sweden from 1990 through 2002
Predonation hydration and applied muscle tension combine to reduce presyncopal reactions to blood donation
The potential impact of selective donor deferrals based on estimated blood volume on vasovagal reactions and donor deferral rates
Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia caused by an antibody specific for a newly identified allele of human platelet antigen-7
Improved mouse models for the study of treatment modalities for immune-mediated platelet destruction
New antigen in the Dombrock blood group system, DOYA, ablates expression of Doa and weakens expression of Hy, Joa, and Gya antigens
DIIIa and DIII Type 5 are encoded by the same allele and are associated with altered RHCE*ce alleles: clinical implications
A national survey of transfusion-related acute lung injury risk reduction policies for platelets and plasma in the United States
Development and validation of a SYBR Green I–based real-time polymerase chain reaction method for detection of haptoglobin gene deletion in clinical materials
Prevalence of HLA antibodies in remotely transfused or alloexposed volunteer blood donors
High antibody level: an accurate serologic marker of viremia in asymptomatic people with hepatitis C infection
Analysis of sample-to-cutoff ratios on chemiluminescent immunoassays used for blood donor screening highlights the need for serologic confirmatory testing
Development of a reverse transcription–polymerase chain reaction assay for eubacterial RNA detection in platelet concentrates
Extracorporeal photochemotherapy in graft-versus-host disease: a longitudinal study on factors influencing the response and survival in pediatric patients
The effect of plasma transfusion on morbidity and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Convalescent transfusion for pandemic influenza: preparing blood banks for a new plasma product?
Performance of two triplex nucleic acid test systems
Performance of two triplex nucleic acid test systems
Is primary prophylaxis required in afibrinogenemia?
Do diluents interfere with the determination of platelet count in platelet concentrates?