In this issue
Transfusion medicine education in medical school
Kills 99% of known germs
ADAMTS13 and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Ceftriaxone-induced acute hemolytic anemia
Transfusion medicine knowledge in Postgraduate Year 1 residents
The utility of patient characteristics in predicting severe ADAMTS13 deficiency and response to plasma exchange
Lipidomic analysis of platelet senescence
The influence of conditions utilized to hold apheresis and whole blood–derived platelet samples before platelet enumeration with three hematology analyzers
Impact of cytomegalovirus (CMV) antibody reflex testing in the transfusion service on management of CMV-seronegative blood inventory
Generation of HLA-deficient platelets from hematopoietic progenitor cells
A virally inactivated platelet-derived growth factor/vascular endothelial growth factor concentrate fractionated from human platelets
Parvovirus B19 infection transmitted by transfusion of red blood cells confirmed by molecular analysis of linked donor and recipient samples
Transfusion premedication to prevent acute transfusion reactions
Continuing Medical Education Program in Transfusion
Effective reduction of transfusion-related acute lung injury risk with male-predominant plasma strategy in the American Red Cross (2006-2008)
Practices associated with ABO-incompatible platelet transfusions
Identification of specificities of antibodies against human leukocyte antigens in blood donors
Anti-glycophorin C induces mitochondrial membrane depolarization and a loss of extracellular regulated kinase 1/2 protein kinase activity that is prevented by pretreatment with cytochalasin D
A comparison of two robotic platforms to screen plateletpheresis donors for HLA antibodies as part of a transfusion-related acute lung injury mitigation strategy
An adapted postdonation motivational interview enhances blood donor retention
Blood donors with hereditary hemochromatosis
Demographic correlates of low hemoglobin deferral among prospective whole blood donors
The impact of H1N1 influenza A virus pandemic on the blood donations in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Human immunodeficiency virus test-seeking blood donors in a large blood bank in São Paulo, Brazil
In vitro protection of umbilical cord blood–derived primitive hematopoietic stem progenitor cell pool by mannose-specific lectins via antioxidant mechanisms
Defining “adequate” pathogen reduction performance for transfused blood components
Transfusion, blood donation, and postage stamps
Volunteer or family/replacement donations
Relative safety of first-time volunteer and replacement donors in Guinea
Relative safety of first-time volunteer and replacement donors in Guinea
Sporadic genotype recycling fraud in relationship testing of immigrants
Sequential serologic testing for common viral markers in blood units in India is probably not cost-effective
A third allele of the HPA-5 (Br) platelet alloantigen system identified in investigating a case of neonatal thrombocytopenia