Blood Donation Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Markers in the Era of Nucleic Acid Testing: All Tests Are of Value but No One Alone Is Sufficient
Evidence for the Existence of a Functional Fas Receptor Signaling Pathway in Blood Platelets
A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Autologous Radiolabeled In Vivo Platelet Recoveries and Survivals of 7-Day Stored PRP and Buffy Coat Platelets from the Same Donors
Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury in Cardiac Surgery Patients Is Hemerus Characterized by Systemic Inflammation Prior to Onset of Disease, Followed by Pulmonary Activation of Inflammation and Coagulopathy
The Effect of Platelet Characteristics on the Platelet Increment and HLA Alloimmunization in Hypoproliferative Thrombocytopenia
Improved Safety for Young Whole Blood Donors with New Selection Criteria for Total Blood Volume
Distribution of HIV Viral Loads in US (Clade B) and South Africa (Clade C) NAT Yield Donors
Prevalence, Incidence and Residual Risk of HIV Transmission Among Donors at REDS-II Centers in Brazil
Elevated Repeat Reactive Rates with the Abbott HIV O Plus Blood Donor Screening Assay
Second Chances: Donor Management with the PRISM Anti-HTLV-I/II Screening Assay
Absence of Detectable Xenotropic Murine Leukemia Virus-Related Virus in Plasma or Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type One (HIV-1) Infected Individuals in Cameroon, South Africa, and Uganda
Development of Serologic Assays for Detection of XMRV Infection
Maternal Antibodies to Fetal Platelet GPIbα Cause Frequent Miscarriage in a Murine Model of Fetal and Neonatal Immune Thrombocytopenia
Animal Model of Fetal and Neonatal Immune Thrombocytopenia: Role of Neonatal Fc Receptor in the Pathogenesis and Therapy
A Biological Platform for Assessing the In-Vivo Function of Apheresis Platelets
Lack of a Requirement for the Inhibitory Fc Receptor in the Therapeutic Action of IVIG
Aged Packed Red Blood Cells Significantly Reduce Monocyte Inflammatory Responses in a Human Whole Blood Transfusion Model
A Murine Model of the Immune Responses to Trauma and Transfusion
A Comparison of Clotting Factors in Fresh Frozen Plasma and 24 Hour Room Temperature Hold Frozen Plasma
CO2 Effects During Anaerobic Storage of RBC
Comprehensive Evaluation of a New Process for S-303 Pathogen-Inactivation of Red Blood Cells
In Vivo Performance and Correlation with In Vitro Parameters of Stored RBCs Obtained from Whole Blood Treated with Mirasol®
Gender and ABO Group as Predictors of RBC Membrane Integrity
In Vitro Evaluation of 8-Week Stored RBCs Processed with the LEUKOSEP®/SOLX® System
Nine-Year Trends in Incidence of Adverse Transfusion Reactions with Respiratory Complications in the Quebec Hemovigilance System
Transfusion of Blood Products Increases Pulmonary Vascular Permeability in Cardiac Surgery Patients: A Prospective Multi-Center Case Control Study
Incidence, Risk Factors and Outcome of Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury in Cardiac Surgery Patients: A Prospective Case Control Study
Length of RBC Storage Directly Correlates with Progressive Impairment of Endothelium-Dependent Arterial Relaxation
Transfusion of Mouse RBCs Stored in AS-1 Induces Inflammation and Exacerbates Bacterial Sepsis
A Model to Study Phagocytosis In Vitro of Stored Mouse RBCs
Risk of Posterior Subcapsular Cataracts in Granulocyte and Platelet Apheresis Donors
Relationship Between ADAMTS13 Antibody Property and TTP's Clinical Outcomes
Optimization of Unstimulated Mononuclear Cell Collections Using the Amicus Continuous-Flow Apheresis Device
A New Post-Donation Platelet Count Algorithm for Trima Accel Platelet Collections
Evaluation of Collection Efficiency in Photopheresis Instrumentation
Decreased TRIM 21 Is Not an Independent Variable in Frequency or Magnitude of RBC Alloimmunization in a Murine Model
The Effects of Rapid RBC Clearance and Post-Transfusion Cytokine Storm on Alloimmunization in a Murine Model
Association of HLA DRB1*07 Allele with Dia Alloimmunization in a Brazilian Population
Unexpected Suppression of Anti-Fya and Prevention of HDFN Following Rh Immune Prophylaxis
The Rhesus Immunization Registry: a 10 Year Record of D Positive Individuals with Anti-D
A Case of Maternal RhD Alloimmunization Against an Rh D-Positive Fetus Conceived Naturally by Rh D-Negative Parents
Cytokine and Chemokine Responses in the Acute Phase of HBV Replication in Vaccine Breakthrough Infections in Blood Donors
Genetic Variability of West Nile Virus in the U.S., 2002-2009
Comparison of West Nile Virus Viral Load Levels in Whole Blood and Corresponding Plasma Specimens from Infected Blood Donors
Investigational Dengue Virus Blood Donor Screening in Puerto Rico with an NSI Antigen Test
Absence of Detectable H1N1 Viremia in Blood Donor Samples Collected During the 2009-2010 Pandemic Period
Trends in Autologous Donations
Granulocyte Transfusion Therapy (GTx) In Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Recipients: A 5-Year Single Tertiary Care Center Experience
Effect of Red-Cell Transfusion Events on Transplant Related Mortality in Children Undergoing Hematopoietic Transplantation
Leucopenia Predicts Anti-HLA Class I Antibodies as a Cause of Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia
Response to Random Donor Platelet Transfusions in Newborns with Immune Thrombocytopenia
Transfusion-Acquired Carboxyhemoglobinemia During Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Blood Conservation in Pediatric Patients: Large Volume Pre-Operative Autologous Donations Are Safe and Effective
Generation of Autologous Leukemia-Reactive Cytolytic T-Cells (CTL) Using a Novel Expansion Culture System: Effect of Anti-CTLA-4 versus IL-2
The Erythroid Membrane-Associated Protein (ERMAP) that Carries the Scianna Blood Group Antigens Strongly Activates the Natural Killer Cell Response
Genomic Stability of Mesenchymal Stromal/Stem Cells After Long-Term Culture
Two Cases of Passenger Lymphocyte Syndrome from Contaminating B-Cells After Allogeneic Natural Killer Cell Infusion
Hematopoietic Assay via Luminescence Output for Measuring the Effects of Varying Storage Temperatures on Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Potency
Association of Matrix Metallopeptidase-9 (MMP-9) Polymorphism with Effective Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Mobilization
Frequency of Prophylactic Transfusion Failure: A Novel Outcome to Evaluate Platelet Components Stored More than 5 Days
Nucleotide Profiles as Predictors of Red Blood Cell In Vivo Recovery
No Relationship Between the Storage Age of Allogeneic Red Cells Transfused in Cardiac Surgery and Postoperative Length of Stay
Long Term Survival After Autologous Blood Transfusion Among Olmsted County, MN Residents 1992-1998
Blood Transfusion Support in Critically III H1N1 Patients
Treatment of Ligneous Conjunctivitis with Topical Administration of Allogeneic Fresh Frozen Plasma
Investigation into the Carrier Molecule of the Vel Blood Group Antigen
The Vel- Rare Blood Phenotype in France: A 15-Year Experience
Different Regulation of LKE and Pk on Human RBC and Platelets
Novel Non-Deletional O Alleles Based on A or B Sequences Give Rise to Erroneous ABO Genotyping Results
Association Studies Between Polymorphism in Glycophorin B and Susceptibility to Plasmodium falciparum Infection in Brazil
Residual Bacterial Contamination of Apheresis Platelets Following Early Culture - Results of a Multi-Site Study of 18,449 Units Using the Verax Pan Genera Detection Assay
Frequency of False-Negative Cultures in Screening of Platelet Concentrates for Bacterial Contamination
The Cost-Effectiveness of Platelets and Plasma Pathogen Reduction Technology After Removal of Redundant Interventions
Three Year Study of T. cruzi: Lookback from a Large Institution
Chagas Transmission Identified Through Lookback
The U.S. Trypanosoma Cruzi Infection Study: Evidence for Autochthonous Trypanosoma Cruzi Transmission Among United States Blood Donors
The Impact of Adverse Reactions on Future Blood Donation
Donor Survey to Assess Water and Muscle Tension Interventions on High School Blood Drives
Healthy Donor Effect: Its Magnitude in Health Research Among Blood Donors
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Assessment and Prevention for Blood Donors
Value of Flu Vaccines in Securing Incremental Summer Blood Donations
Gift for Me or Gift for Charity? A Review of Donor Preferences in a Platelet Donor Acquisition Program
Impact of Perioperative Transfusion of Fresh Blood on Post-Operative Mortality
Paradigm Shifts on the Roles of Cell-Saver and Plasma in Massive Transfusion Practices
Early Trauma Induced Coagulopathy Is Associated with Increase in Blood Use
Primary Hyperfibrinolysis in Trauma Induced Coagulopathy: An Independent Predictor of Mortality?
Frequency and Characteristics of Coagulopathy in Trauma Patients Treated with a Low or High Plasma Content Massive Transfusion Protocol
Early Trauma Induced Coagulopathy (ETIC) Is Associated with an Increase in Complications Post-Injury
Antibodies to Oxaliplatin, a Chemotherapeutic, Are Found in Healthy Blood Donor Plasma
Serological Characteristics of Anti-Piperacillin in Seventeen Patients with Drug-Induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
Evaluation of Naturally Occurring Antibodies to Pathogen Inactivated Red Blood Cells
The Relative Hemolytic Index (RHI): A New Mathematical Model to Predict the Outcome of an Incompatible Blood Transfusion
Determination of In Vivo Red Blood Cell (RBC) Bound IgG in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) as Measured by Flow Cytometry
Red Cell Blood Group Typing on the Luminex Platform
Incidence of Babesiosis and Anaplasmosis in New York State, 2004-2009
A Series of 23 Transfusion-Associated Babesiosis Cases
Babesia microti Real Time-PCR Testing of Connecticut Blood Donors
Expression of Babesia Microti-Specific Recombinant Proteins and Development of an Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Estimating the Risk for Malaria Infection in U.S. Blood Donors Deferred for Travel to Mexico
Past Malaria Infection - A Blood Safety Concern?
Apheresis Platelet Concentrates Can Be Collected in 5% Plasma with 95% PAS-5 and Stored for at Least 7 Days
A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing In Vivo Recovery and Survival of DMSO Cryopreserved Autologous Platelets to Fresh Platelets in Healthy Volunteers
A ‘Gold Standard’ Flow Cytometric Method for Counting Platelets in Platelet Concentrates
Evidence of Stress Granule Formation in Blood Platelets During Preparation and Storage
Apheresis Platelets Stored in a New Platelet Additive Solution for 5 Days Are Comparable to Plasma Stored Platelets In Vitro
A Bicarbonate-Containing Platelet Additive Solution, PAS-5, Maintains Platelet In Vitro Quality During 7-Day Storage in Suspensions Containing 5% Plasma
Predicting Hemoglobin Deferral in Blood Donors: A Multi-Center, Prospective Study
First-Time Blood Donor Fingerstick Hemoglobin Measurements as a Surrogate for U.S. Population Hemoglobin Levels
Donation Frequency in Blood Donors Participating in a Prospective Cohort Study of Iron Status
Iron Balance Among Regular Whole Blood Donors
Potential Impact of Upper Hemoglobin Level on Donor Referral for Medical Evaluation
Mild Hemorrhage Results in Observable Changes in Heart Rate Variability
Novel Mutations In EKLF/KLF1 Encoding In(Lu) Phenotype
RHD*DOL Travels with RHCE*ce(818C > T) , Which Encodes a Partial e, hrS−, hrB+, STEM+ phenotype
Diversity of RH Genes in Rh Alloimmunized Patients with Sickle Cell Disease
New RHD Alleles Associated with Reduced D Antigen Expression
A Novel Bayesian Approach for the Determination of RH Variants Using DNA Arrays
Diversity of RHCE and Identification of Twelve New Alleles
Fun at Work Increases Usable Units
Underrecognition and Underreporting of Transfusion-Related Adverse Events
Controlling Bio-Hazardous Waste Costs in Blood Banking
Employment of Six Sigma(TM) Methodology to Effectively Utilize Automated Testing
An Automated Transfusion Practice Survey as a Tool to Improve Hospital Blood Utilization Management
The Use of Kaizen Events to Reduce Blood Collection Cost by Improving the Efficiency of Staging and Transporting the Supplies and Equipment for Mobile Collection Sites
Platelet Pathogen Inactivation Improves Platelet Components Management and Lowers the Production Cost Associated with Expiration
The Donor Flow Concept Impact in Donor Centers
Improved Venipuncture Rates: Unexpected Benefits of a Lean Project
Use of Scan Statistics in Quality Control of Apheresis Platelets
Quantitating Residual WBC in Leukoreduced Products: Validating a New Device that Uses Fluorescence of Propidium Iodide to Identify Nucleated Cells
Is it Necessary to Count WBC in TRIMA Platelets that Have the “Verify WBCs” Message? Evaluation of Alternatives
The Value of Maintaining an Extended Human Erythrocyte Antigen Typed Red Blood Cell Inventory in a Tertiary Care Hospital
National Inventory Index, a Reliable Indicator to Define the Optimal and Critical National Inventory Levels
Inventory Management Strategy Using Supplemental Supply
Managing Molecular and Serological Test Data
Web Based Outpatient Result Reporting
A Computer-Based Competency for Annual, System-Wide Training in Transfusion Administration and Adverse Reaction Recognition and Reporting
Providing Safe Transfusion Training to Medical Students
Transfusion Guidelines Instruction Course and Competency Exam to Address Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine Educational Deficiencies Among Residents
Lights, Camera, Action! Using Video to Engage Collection Staff
Effect of Multiple Freeze-Thaw Cycles on the Coagulation Profile of Fresh Frozen Plasma
Plasma Prepared by the LEUKOSEP®/SOLX® System from Whole Blood Held at RT for up to 24 Hours Demonstrated Stability at 12 Months and Similarity to Plasma Prepared Within 8 Hours
The In Vitro Role of pH in Stability of Coagulation Function in Reconstituted Lyophilized Plasma
Comparison Clotting Factor Activity of Apheresis-Derived FFP and FP24 Collected on the MCS + 8150
Evaluation of Apheresis ACD-A Plasma Frozen Within 24 Hours of Collection
Equivalent Plasma Quality of Canadian Blood Services' Frozen Plasma Leukoreduced by Centrifugation or Filtration
Reduction of Biologic Response Modifiers in Transfusable Plasma: A Potential TRALI Mitigation Strategy
INR Values of Thawed Plasma
Safety of a Universal Plasma: A Randomized, Double Blind, Active Controlled Clinical Trial
Coagulation Activity in Plasma Treated with the Mirasol® PRT System
Spray Dried Plasma: Human Plasma Can Be Stored at Room Temperature: A Pilot Study
Temperature of Fibrin Sealant Using a Cooler with Dry Ice
Platelet Storage Lesion: Analyses of Molecular Mechanisms by Targeting Protein Kinases
Evaluation of Fluoroethylene-Propylene Containers for Storage of Apheresis Platelet Aliquots for Neonatal Patients
Increased Expression of P-Selectin and Platelet-Neutrophil (PMN) Interactions Are Demonstrated in Untreated and Mirasol® PRT Treated Platelet Concentrates During Routine Storage
Storage of Apheresis Platelets with Additive Solution with or without Continuous Agitation
In Vivo Radiolabeled Recovery and Survival of Platelets Stored in a New Platelet Additive Solution for 5 Days Compared to Fresh Platelets
Investigation of In Vitro Quality of Platelet Concentrates Produced with the TACSI From 4 or 5 Buffy Coats During Storage in Plasma
Trehalose Does Not Protect Platelets Suspended in 100% Plasma from Cold Storage Lesions
Donor-Specificity of Increased Glycolysis Rates in Apheresis Platelets
Clinical Performance of Buffy Coat Platelets Treated with Riboflavin and UV Light
Using BCSI PH1000 to Find Platelet Concentrates with Low PH or Bacterial Contamination
In-Vitro Quality of Platelet Concentrates Treated with Short-Wave Ultraviolet Light
Transfusion Experience with Platelet Concentrates Treated with the Mirasol® PRT System in the Regional BTS Warsaw
Retention of Platelet Concentration Levels During Storage of Apheresis Platelets with 100 Percent Plasma or Additive Solution
Effect of Collection Time (>15 minutes) on Whole Blood Platelet Concentrate Quality Measures
Testing Robustness of the BCSI PH1000 Using a Send Around
Prt Treatment of Buffy Coat Platelets in PAS
A Comparison of Washed and Volume-reduced Platelets with Respect to Platelet Activation, Aggregation, and Plasma Protein Removal
Plasma Lipids: A Neglected Influence on Red Cell Membrane Stability During Storage
Characterization of Platelet Aggregation Inhibition Activity in Supernates from Red Blood Cells Stored in AS-5
Analysis of White Particulate Matter in Leukoreduced Red Blood Cell Units
Serial Evaluation of the Mechanical Fragility of SAGM Preserved RBCs During Routine Storage
Evaluation of Alternate Methods to Washing for Enhancement of RBC Storage Using E-SOL 4
Quality Assessment of Stored RBC After Treatment of Whole Blood with the Mirasol® System
A Comparison of X-Ray Versus Gamma Irradiation of Leukoreduced AS-3 Red Blood Cells
RBC Deoxygenation Measured by Single Cell Magnetophoresis During Storage
Calculating Percent Recovery for Washed and Deglycerolized Red Blood Cells Using Hemoglobin
Evaluation of Methodologies for Quality Control of Red Blood Cell Components
An Improved Red Cell Additive Solution Maintains 2,3-DPG and ATP Levels by an Enhanced Effect on Phosphofructokinase Activity During Cold Storage
Aerial Delivery of Packed Red Blood Cells Using Precision Airdrop Systems
Hemoconcentration of Red Blood Cell Units for Intrauterine Transfusion Using the Cobe 2991 Cell Processor
The Rate Leukoreduced RBC Units Warm When Exposed to Room Temperature for >30 Minutes
A Novel Cytometry-Based Approach to Measure Oxidative Status and Integrity of Stored Red Blood Cells
Residual Heparin in Perioperative Autotransfusion of Blood
Evaluation of the S-303 Pathogen Inactivation (PI) System with RBC Components Using US and EU Processing Practices
Bacterial Growth In RBC Units Exposed to Room Temperature for Greater than 30 Minutes
Effect of Whole Blood Processing Time on Hemolysis in Red Cell Concentrates and Donor Dependency
Differential Effects of Blood Banking-Induced Oxidative Stress States on Red Blood Cell Hemodynamic Behavior
Evaluation of the Compomat G5 Automatic Blood Component Processing System in Combination with the Compoflow Blood Collection System
Functional Analysis of Human White Blood Cells After Treatment of Whole Blood with the Mirasol® System During the IMPROVE Feasibility Trial
Compatibility of Transfusion Sets with Component Bags from the Atreus/Orbisac System
Comparison of a Highly Automated Blood Fractionation System with the Platelet Rich Plasma Method
Characterization of Cold-Inducible Aggregates in Whole Blood, Focusing on the Difference of Storage Temperature
Extended Infectious Diseases Screening vs Other Causes of Blood Disposal in a South American Tropical Blood Bank
The Challenges of Component Preparation from Whole Blood (WB) at Kenya National Blood Transfusion Services (KNBTS) in Nairobi, Kenya
Consistent Increase in Recovered Plasma with a Slightly Higher Accumulated Centrifugal Effect (ACE)
Component Automation Increases Plasma Yield
Leukoreduction Efficacy Before and After Transition to the Buffy Coat Process for Component Production at Canadian Blood Services
Leukocyte Reduction Filtration Efficacy Performed at Varying Time Intervals Post Collection Using the Fenwal Express System with Integral Sepacell RS-2000 Filter
Collection of One Unit of Leukocytes Reduced Red Blood Cells with Plasma Using the Haemonetics MCS + 8150 Platform
Establishing a Method of Quality Control for Perioperative Platelet Gel
Effect of Therapeutic Plasma Exchange on Coagulation Parameters in Patients on Warfarin
Exclusive Use of 2.2% ACD-A as a Cathether Lock Solution for Long Term Plasmapheresis in a Patient with Myasthenia Gravis
Benefit of Plasmapheresis in Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
Role of Plasmapheresis in the Treatment of Levamisole-Induced Skin Necrosis in Crack/Cocaine Users
Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate-Receptor (Anti-NMDAR) Encephalitis Associated with Benign Ovarian Teratoma
Clinical and Histologic Improvement of Recurrent Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Following IVIG and Plasmapheresis
Psoriatic Spondyloarthropathy: Response to Plasmapheresis
Evaluation of a Simulated TPE Procedure Using the Amicus Separator
Red Cell Depletion Followed by Exchange Transfusion in Sickle Cell Disease Patients Using a New Apheresis Platform
Tacrolimus-Related Thrombotic Microangiopathy Following Simultaneous Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Complicated by Antibody Mediated Rejection
Plasmapheresis-Early Intervention Produces Positive Outcome for Pediatric Patients with Transplant Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy
Use of Danazol in Refractory HIV-Associated Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
A Case of Air Embolism Occurring in an Outpatient Photophoresis Procedure
A Modified Extracorporeal Photopheresis Protocol in a Low Weight Child—a Case Report
Extracorporeal Photopheresis for the Treatment of Graft-Versus-Host Disease: Clinical Experience at a Large Academic Institution
Case Report: Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis & the Role of Extracorporeal Photopheresis
Automated Plateletpheresis is Safe in Second and Third Trimester Pregnant Women for the Treatment of Fetal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia (FAIT)
Prospective Comparison of Double-Unit Platelet Apheresis in Additive Solution Using Amicus 3.11 Versus Trima Accel 5.2 Software on the Same Donors
A Prospective Comparison of Productivity Between Trima® Accel 5.01 and Trima ®Accel 5.2 within the Same Group of Donors
Prospective Analysis of Plateletpheresis Postdonation Platelet Count Based on Gender and Donation Frequency
Comparison of Autopheresis-C® Flow Rates: Current vs. Maximum
Hemoglobin Decline Between Sequential Donations as a Potential Indicator of Iron Depletion in Male Whole Blood Donors
Correlates of Anemia Among Blood Donors in Sao Paulo, Brazil: Evaluation of an 11 Year Data Set
Sub-Clinical Iron Deficiency in Donors that Passed Their Hb Screening Test; A Study in the Netherlands
Strike Not When the Iron Is Low! (Or What Not to Do with the Donors with Low Hemoglobin!)
Comparison of Hematocrit/Hemoglobin Devices for Donor Eligibility
Screening of Anemia Using Non-Invasive Occlusion Spectroscopy Sensor
Assessment of Deferral Rates Using Hematocrit and Hemoglobin Measuring Devices
Evaluation of Blood Donor Temporary Deferral Causes in Taiwan
Positive Impact from Implementation of a Nomogram for 16 Through 22 Year Old Donor Qualification
Implementation of Height and Weight Criteria for Young Donors and Impact on Vasovagal Reaction Rates
Incorporating Hydration Stations at High School Blood Drives
Vasovagal Reaction Severity as a Function of Donor Estimated Blood Volume in Female Whole Blood Donors
Changes in Cerebral Oxygenation During Whole Blood Donation: The Effect of Applied Muscle Tension
One Donor Center's Experience with a Vein Illumination Device on Blood Donors
Adverse Reactions in Whole Blood Donors in Brazil
Adverse Reactions in Whole Blood and Platelet Donors at the Red Cross National Blood Bank, Bogotá, Colombia
Triaging to Urgent Care Centers Lowers Blood Center Cost
The Background Risk of Severe Cardiovascular Events Among Donors
Study of Risk Factors for Vaso-Vagal Reaction Amongst Blood Donors in Singapore
Hypertension Among Volunteer Blood Donors
Cardiovascular Risk Screening: Gauging the Interest of Blood Donors
Total Cholesterol Levels in U.S. Blood Donors: The Blood Center's Role in Public Health Screening
Demographic Differences in Donor Eligibility
Differences in Blood Donation Factors in African Americans and Whites
Geographic Patterns of Blood Donations
Number of Sexual Partners Among Blood Donors in Brazil: Association with Demographic Characteristics, Type of Donation and Donor Status
Characteristics of Permanently Deferred Donors Who Seek Test Results from National Blood Service Zimbabwe
Blood Donor Notification; Lack of Information of Notifiable Diseases by Parents of Minor Donors
Donor Retention Rate Algorithm Based on Zimbabwe Experience
Encouraging Repeat Blood Donation by “Meeting Your Match”
The Healthy High School Heroes Program: A Collaborative Effort
A Questionnaire Survey to Study the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Towards Blood Donation Among Male Teenagers
Marketing Online Donor Registration and Screening
Enhancing Blood Donation Intentions Using Multimedia Donor Educational Materials
Evaluating the Impact of a Web-Based Goal Setting Activity on Non-Donors' Intentions to Donate and Preparatory Behavior
IgA Deficient and HPA-1a Negative Donor Screening Projects
Flu Shots Incentive Offer for Accounts to Schedule Incremental Blood Drives in July or Sept. 2009
Donor Recruitment: Effect of Non-Monetary Benefits
A Pilot Survey for Donor Motivation in College Donors and Fixed Site Donors
Determination of an Unrelated Donor Pool Size for HLA-Matched Platelets in Brazil
Adaptive Mobile Staffing Rotation Model for a High School Block Class Schedule
PreciseMatch Progam: A Blood Center's Experience in Diversifying the Blood Donor Pool
Blood Center Based Targeted Recruitment Campaign Increases Minority Blood Donations & Marrow Registrations
Utilizing Facebook to Increase Awareness about Blood Donation & Interaction with Blood Donors
Engaging a New Community: Going Grassroots with Facebook
Impact of Donor Loyalty Program on Return Rates for First-Time Donors
Perception vs. Reality: Measuring Success and Development Through Donor Feedback
Red for Life: Educating Youth about Blood Donation … in Their Own Classrooms!
Challenges and Opportunities in Revamping Annual Apheresis Recognition Event with Goal of Involving the Collections Staff in the Program
Investment in Education and Our Youth Bridges Academic Restrictions to Blood Donation
Physician Perception of Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HH) and the Role of Blood Centers
From ABOs to PhDs: Building Relationships
Increasing Donor Frequency-A Donor and Recipient Calendar
A Method for Determining Blood Type Specific Donations
Use of an Inexpensive Graphic Tablet for Donor Eligibility
How to Develop a Portfolio of Educational Programs for Students in Grade Levels K-12 - “Will You Be a Hero?”
DIGging up Rare Donors
Blood Donation of Latin-Americans in the Balearic Islands (Spain)
Donations vs. Collections: Customer Focused Communications
Creating, Building, and Maintaining a Successful Monthly Community Blood Drive
Study of the Foreign Population of the Balearic Islands
Picassos Under the Pavilion Chalk Art Festival
Value of Flu Vaccines in Securing Incremental Summer Blood Donations
Marketing Promotions for Northern New England American Red Cross Blood Services
Donor Center Retention: Making Blood Donation a Cultural Event
Double Red Blood Cell Donation Eligibility and Interest
Role of Health History Interview in Securing the Optimal Product for Today
Responding to Critical O Negative Blood Shortages Through Targeted Double Red Cell Marketing Strategies
Did Allowing for Twenty-Four Hour Contact Time Reduce Unit Loss?
Streamlining Tracking of Equipment Used in Screening Donors for Blood Donation
Lead Levels in Blood Donors: Implementation of a Safety Policy Based on Epidemiologic Data
Studies on Platelet Modification for Fetal Transfusion
Anti-Gerbich 3 Causes Late-Onset Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn: The Fourth Reported Case in Three Hispanic Families
Neonatal Hemoglobinuria Secondary to G-6-PD Deficiency, Mimicking a Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction
Neonatal Alloimmune Neutropenia Associated with Maternal Anti-HNA-1b Antibody
Acute Renal Failure in a Case of Paroxysmal Cold Hemoglobinuria with Negative Donath-Landsteiner Test
Does Puerperal Moderate Maternal Anemia Preclude Urgent Collection of Washed Maternal Blood in the Perinatal Treatment of Anti-Rh17 Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn?
Transfusion Trigger in Neonatology: A Comparison Between Standard and Micro-Method Blood Count
Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn in the Setting of Rho(D) Immune Globulin Failure and Neonatal Weak D Antigen
Storage of Aliquots of Apheresis Platelets for Neonatal Use in Syringes with and without Agitation
Development of a Trauma Massive Transfusion Protocol at a Pediatric Medical Center in a Large US Metropolitan Area
Unexpected Immune-Mediated Hydrops in Infants of Mothers with Routine Prenatal Care
Meeting Transfusion Needs for Patients with Placenta Accreta
Anti-T Titer in Various Blood Components
HLA Alloimmunization After Transfusion Is Frequently Detected Using a Sensitive Antibody Detection System
Anti-HLA-A2 Antibodies Cause Neutrophil Priming in HLA-A2 Homozygotes
Effects of Storage on Lymphocyte Activation and Proliferation in Platelet Concentrates
Neonatal Neutropenia in Brazilians: A Serologic and Molecular Study of the HNA-1 System
Aggregation Response of Thrombosomes® to Known Platelet Agonists
Cationized Albumin Exhibits Some of the Anti-Inflammatory Effects of IVIg
Lot-to-Lot Variability of HLA Antigen Specificities on Solid Phase Antibody Detection Assay: Relevance to Blood Donor Screening
Nucleosomes - A New Parameter for Measurement of Contamination of Blood Products with Leukocyte Fragments and Leukocyte Decay Products
The Frequency of the New Platelet Antigen Cab-a in the Brazilian Population
The FACS of Platelet Microparticle Sizing and Counting
Introduction of IgG-Specific Assay Decreases the Rate of Borderline Positive Results in Patients Clinically Suspected for Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia
The Human Platelet Antigen (HPA)-17 Genotype and Allele Frequencies by PCR-SSP in Donors in Guangzhou, Southeast China
Overall Efficiencies Gained by Implementing HemoCue Hb 301
Alloimmune Neonatal Thrombocytopenia Associated with Multiple Maternal Platelets Antibodies
Is HLA-A*1101 a Surrogate Marker for Refractory Thrombocytopenia in Patients Who Test Positive for HLA and Platelet Specific Antibodies?
To Assess Prevalence and Risk Factors Responsible for Platelet Transfusion Refractoriness in Multitransfused Hemato-oncological Patients at Tertiary Care Centre in North India
HLA Alloimmunization in Egyptian Patients with Aplastic Anemia Receiving Exclusively Leukoreduced Blood Components
Transfusion Associated Circulatory Overload (TACO): Risk Factors and Mortality
Multiyear Experience with TRALI Reduction Strategies
Absence of Transfusion-Associated Microchimerism in Medical and Surgical Adult and Pediatric Blood Recipients
Epidemiology of Transfusion Incidents Occuring in the Elderly. A Study of the French Hemovigilance Network
Incidence of Sample Collection Errors in a Network of Thirty Hospitals Within the Quebec Hemovigilance System
Allergic Transfusion Reactions to Platelets Result from Recipient Factors More Commonly Than Donor Factors
Increased Storage Age of Red Blood Cells Is Not Associated with Increased Patient Mortality in Massively Transfused Trauma Patients
Another Year of Testing Female Apheresis Donors for HLA Antibodies for TRALI Risk Reduction
The Effect of TRALI Reduction Strategies on Reports of TRALI
Underrecognition and Underreporting of Transfusion-Related Adverse Events
Prospective Review of Hemolysis Secondary to Intravenous Immune Globulin
Surveillance of Adverse Transfusion Events in Canada
Changes in Serum Levels of Complement and Tryptase in Patients Who Have Experienced Anaphylactic Transfusion Reactions
Blood Transfusion Errors and Near-misses Reported to the Canadian Transfusion Error Surveillance System (TESS) in 2008
Prevention of Allergic Transfusion Reactions by Concentrating or Washing Platelets
Trends in Adverse Transfusion Reactions as Determined by Hemovigilance Monitoring
Effects of Prestorage Versus Poststorage Leukoreduction on the Rate of Febrile Nonhemolytic Transfusion Reactions to Platelet Concentrates
Passenger Lymphocyte Syndrome in a Blood Group: A Combat Casualty Resuscitated with Blood Group O Red Blood Cells
The Impact on the Blood Supply of Deferring Multiparous Female Donors to Avoid Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI)
Outpatient Transfusions and Occurrence of Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) Among U.S. Elderly, 2007-2008
Transfusion of Blood That Does Not Fulfill Quality Requirements. Haemovigilance Reports to Learn from
By How Much Does a Single Unit Transfusion Increase the Recipient's Hemoglobin?
A Screening Strategy for HLA Class I and II Antibodies to Reduce the Risk of TRALI
Coughing: A Possible Warning Sign for a Future Anaphylactic Transfusion Reaction
TACO-Tsubo?: Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (TC) in a Patient with Transfusion-Associated Circulatory Overload (TACO)
Transfusion Related Adverse Events at Tertiary Care Center in North India: An Institutional Hemovigilance Effort
A Web Based Haemovigilance Data Capture System for SHOT
Age at the First Transfusion Impacts Alloimmunization Risk in SCD Patients
Incidence of Selected RBC Antibodies in Patients: 1980-2009
Prevalence of Red Cell Alloantibodies Among Chronic Transfused Chinese Patients with Thalassaemic Syndrome
Antibody Formation and Transfusion Reaction Rates in Sickle Cell Disease Patients
A Comparison of Red Blood Cell (RBC)-Bound IgG in Transfused vs. Non-Transfused Patients with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
Genotype Duffy and Alloimmunization Against Blood Group Antigens Risk in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease
DARC Gene Sequences in 52 African-American Blood Donors
Association Between FYB-33/FYB-33 Genotype and Lower Red Blood Cell Transfusion Rate in Sickle Cell Disease Patients
A DNA-Based Matching Approach that Prevents the Alloimmunization and Facilitates the Transfusion Support for Sickle Cell Disease Patients
Multiple Alloantibodies Detected Following a Single Transfusion Episode in a 12 Year Old: A Case Report
“Promiscuous” Transfusion Behavior: An Analysis of Patients Transfused at More than One Facility and the Record-Keeping Consequences
Alloanti -e in e+ Patient Due to an Altered RHce Allele
An Anti-K11 Found in a Patient Undergoing a Major Surgery
Significance of Red Cell Antibody Screen in Pre-Transfusion Testing
Analysis of Complement Receptor Type I in Yka Negative Samples
Distribution of JK Silent Alleles in Asian American and Pacific Islander Populations
Dombrock Genotyping in Brazilian Blood Donors Reveals Different Regional Frequencies of HY and JO Alleles
The Phenotype-Genotype Correlations of Ael Subgroups in Taiwan
A Pilot Study Using Genotyping to Resolve Donor ABO Discrepancies to Retain Group O Donors
The “Anti-e” and Antibody to a High-Prevalence Rh Antigen Made by RHCE*ceMO/RHCE*cE and RHCE*ceMO/ RHCE*ceMO People Are Not Anti-hrs/Anti-hrB nor Anti-Hr/Anti-HrB Respectively
Identification of Molecular Types of (C)ces Haplotype in Sickle Cell Disease Patients
Frequency Of RHCE*ce(254G>C) in African-American Patients and Donors
DIII Type 7 May Be the Serologically-Defined DIIIb
Red Cells from the Original JAL+ Proband Are Also DAK+ and STEM+
Prevalence of RHCE*ce(818T) and RHD*DOL Alleles in Two Populations
RHCE*ce(1025C>T) Encodes Partial C and E Antigens
DAR Allele Associated with VS-positive and VS-negative Phenotypes in a Same Family
Atypical Pattern of a Partial/Weak D Case: DFR-Like Serology but D cat III type 7 PCR-SSP
Determination of Extended Blood Group Phenotype in Northern Italy Donors Carrying a Reduced Expression of D Antigen
Severe Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn Due to an Anti-D Developed Against the Partial D DAR
Importance of Continuing Education and Training to Immunohematology Reference Laboratories
Comparison of Manual and Automated Methods for Diagnosis of Altered RH Alleles
Evaluation of Non-Invasive Fetal RHD Genotyping in a Multi-Ethnic Population
Detection of RHD Alleles in D-Negative/C-Positive Brazilian Blood Donors Using Adsorption-Elution and Molecular Techniques
Identification of RHD Alleles Among Serologically D-Negative Brazillian Blood Donors as a Routine Test Using Pools of DNA
RH Alleles Associated with Donor U.S. RhD Typing Discrepancies
A Screening Method to Find Rare hrB_ Donors by Large-Scale Screening
A Efficient Screening Method to Detect the Rare RN Haplotype in Blood Donors
Comparison of RHD and RHCE Analyzed by LDT and Prototype DNA Arrays
Multiplex Assays: Too Many Primers Can Lead to Suboptimal Results
High-Resolution Melting Analysis for Genotyping the Blood Group Antigens
Investigation of Pseudogenes RHDΨ and RHD-CE-D Hybrid Gene in D-Negative Blood Donors by the Real Time PCR Method
Benefits of a DNA Proficiency Exchange Program
RBC Antigen Genotyping: A Valuable Tool for Managing Patients with Sickle Cell Disease
Acute Intravascular Hemolysis Associated with Negative DAT and Negative Antibody Screen
Acute Hemolytic Transufion Reaction Due to Anti-D in a Patient with Partial D Phenotype
An Example of Anti-Tca and Its Clinical Significance
Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions at The Ohio State University Medical Center from 2002-2009
Delayed Red Blood Cell Chimerism in an HSC Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease Associated with a Non-ABO Alloantibody
An Example of Anti-Lub and Anti-Lu16 Identified Early in the Gestation of an Initial Pregnancy
Modulation of Antibodies to Cromer Blood Group System Antigens (anti Tc(a)) and anti- Kidd (JKa) Antibodies During Late Pregnancy
Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia with Auto-Anti-Sc1, Weakened Sc:1 Antigen, and Superimposed Transfusion-Associated Acute Hemolysis
Loss and Regain AB Antigens in Patient with Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Case Report: Anti-Rg Observed in Gel Testing Only
Passive Antibody in Patients Transfused with Red Blood Cells (RBC) that Contain Alloantibody
Impact of Transfusing Red Blood Cells (RBCs) that Contain Alloantibody
Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction without Detectable Auto or Alloantibodies: A Possible Role of Phosphotidylserine Exposure on Donor Red Blood Cells
Irregular Antibodies in Blood Donors: Routine Screening?
Persistence of Unexpected Alloantibodies in Donors
Donors with Historically Positive but Currently Negative Antibody Screens
Detection of Weak Subgroups of A in Donor Samples in an Automated Laboratory Setting
An Easy and Cost-Efficient Strategy for D Antigen Typing in Blood Donors
Strategy for D Typing in Brazilians: A Protocol of Consensus
Effect of a 1:100 Ishohemmagglutination Titer Cut-Off on Selection of Platelets for Transfusion
Determination of Anti-A and Anti-B Titers in Random Donors and Donors Involved in Hemolytic Reactions from Platelets
Operational Impact of a Policy Requiring Avoidance of Group O Apheresis Platelets for Group A Patients
A Comparison of the WADiana® Compact and Galileo Echo® Automated Analysers for Serological Testing
Validation of a Semi-Automated Workstation for Immunohematology
Activity Report of an Italian Regional Bank of the Rare Group Components
Use of Whole Blood Controls in Immunohematology Containing Kodecytes - Case Studies and Impact on Laboratory Performance
RBC Unit ABO Discrepancies from the Blood Bank to the Transfusion Service
A Survey of Current Practice in Immunohematology
A Method For Obtaining Antisera from Patients with Antibodies to High-Incidence Antigens
Evaluation of Dried Reagent Red Cells for ABO Microplate Testing
External Performance Evaluation of FETALSCREEN® II, a Qualitative Screening Test for Fetal-Maternal Hemorrhage
Detection and Identification of Alloantibodies in Clinical Samples Using Recently Described MUT/Mur Kodecytes
Strict Versus Lenient Criteria for Elution Testing: Comparison of Yields Between Two Tertiary Care Medical Centers
Comparison of Two Low-Ionic Strength Diluents for Dilution and Storage of Reagent Red Blood Cells for Use in Gel Test Systems
What Method of Antibody Identification Is Best for a Reference Laboratory?
Detection of In Vivo Red Blood Cell (RBC) Bound IgG Measured by Flow Cytometry (FC)
Measurement of Red Cell-Bound IgG by Enzyme-Linked Antiglobulin Test in Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Converting Neutral Buffered Gel Cards to Murine IgG Gel Cards for Use in the ID-Micro Typing System™
Multi-Centre Evaluation of Pretransfusional Routine Tests Using 8-Column Format Gel Cards (Grifols DG® Gel System)
Collecting GPI-Negative RBCs from Patients with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria for Use in Serological Investigations
Mananging Gel Only Positive DATs in an IRL
Most ABO Incompatibilities Detectable with Gel Testing Crossmatches
Modeling the Potential for False-Negative A1 RBC Typings in Organ Donors After Emergency Group O RBC Transfusions
Should We Be Screening for Anti-Jsa?
False-Positive D Typing Using Human Monoclonal IgM Antibodies: A Case Report
Rh Discrepancies After Implementation of Diagast Anti-D Reagents on the Olympus PK7200
Multi-Centre Evaluation of Immunohematologic Routine Methods Using the MDmulticard® Lateral Flow Assay
Decreased False Positives with the SP11 Upgrade to the Immucor Galileo Automated Instrument
Characterization of Monoclonal Antibody Specificity of Anti-Xga
Report of a Wide Thermal Range Anti-H Antibody in a Group A1, Rh+ Sickle Cell Patient
Performance Characteristics of the Immucor Galileo ECHO
Comparison of Anti-IgG and Buffered Gel Microcolumn Agglutination Tests with 0.8% Ficin-Treated Reagent Red Cells for Antibody Detection
Comparison of Tube and Gel Technique for Detection of Red Cell Allo- and Autoantibodies in Multitransfused Thalassemics
Anti-IgG Gel Microcolumn Is Comparable to LISS Antiglobulin Test Tube Method for Compatibility Testing
ABO and Rh Scoring Strength Discrepancies on Immucor Galileo and Immucor Galileo Echo
Characterization of mABs anti-N: Phenotypic Analysis by Flow Cytometry
An Update on the American Rare Donor Program: 2005-2009
Impact of Molecular Testing on Fill Rates in the American Rare Donor Program
Identifying Rare Blood Donors: A Study in On-Time High Throughput Red Cell Genotyping
Testing Random Donors Using High Throughput DNA Array Testing: What Can Be Found?
An Experience-Based Look at Outsourcing Red Cell Genotyping in a Community Blood Center
An Example of Meeting the Need for Antigen-Negative Blood Using On-Time Donor Red Cell Genotyping
Defining a Functional Red Cell Genotyping Process for Blood Center Use
Rare Donors Identified by Molecular Testing
High Throughput DNA Molecular Testing of African American Donors: An Efficient and Productive Method to Provide Phenotyped Red Cells
Universal DNA Arrays for High-Throughput SNP Detection of Human Erythrocyte Antigens (HEA)
Incorporating the Cartwright Antigen in the HEA eMAP-S BeadChipTM Assay
Tertiary Care Medical Center Based Preoperative Autologous Blood Donor Program: Analysis of Cost and Effectiveness
Ranking the Effectiveness of Various Autologous Blood Conservation Measures - Mathematical Modeling of Original Preoparative Autologous Deposit Data from the Literature
An Evaluation of Autologous Red Cell Collection/Transfusion Practices at Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center
Elevated Pre-Infusion PTT and Systemic Bleeding, Risk Factors Defining Patients Requiring Higher Initial Octaplex Dose
Plasma Transfusion Practice for Patients with Mildly Elevated INR in a Tertiary Care Burn Unit
An Audit of Fresh Frozen Plasma Usage in an Acute Tertiary Hospital in Singapore
Probability of Anti-D Development Among Rh Negative Patients Receiving Apheresis Platelets from Rh Positive Donors
Increase in Transfusion Requirements for Cardiac Surgery Procedures Following the Market Withdrawal of Aprotinin
Coagulation Tests Predict Bleeding in the Intensive Care Unit After Cardiac Surgery
Preoperative Coagulation Studies to Predict Blood Component Usage in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Thromboelastography Decreases Blood Usage in High Risk Cardiac Surgery
Impact of a Restrictive Algorithm for Red Blood Cell Transfusion in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Liver Transplantation Surgery: Are Preoperative Patient Parameters Predictive of Blood Requirements?
What Are the Transfusion Requirements for Adults Undergoing Multivisceral Organ Transplantation? The Indiana University Medical Center Experience
Red Blood Cell Transfusion Utilization in Medicare Discharges with Elective Total Hip Replacement in 2007
RBC Transfusion Practice in Total Hip Replacement Surgery Is Highly Variable
Postoperative Blood Salvage with Cell Washing Reduces Transfusion Requirements for Patients Having Total Knee Replacement Surgery
Red Blood Cell Transfusion Utilization in Medicare Discharges with Elective Total Knee Replacement In 2007
Transfusion Practice in Orthopedic Surgery
Does Co-Infusion of Heparin and Red Cells Cause Hemolysis?
Case Report: Residual Hemolysis in a Patient with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria Treated by Eculizumab, Mimicking De Novo Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria Presenting as Hemolysis After ABO Incompatible Platelet Transfusions in a Patient with Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Antibodies Targeted to Platelet-Specific Antigen HPA-5b in a Patient with Severe HLA-Alloimmunization and Platelet Transfusion Refractoriness
Long Term Survival After Transfusion Among Olmsted County, MN Residents - 1991-2009
Blood Transfusion in São Paulo, Brazil: An Analysis of Blood Utilization and Recipient Survivorship at Hospital das Clinicas
The Impact of Introduction of Clinical Guidelines and Training in Appropriate Use of Blood and Blood Products (AUB) on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Blood Prescribers in Eritrea
Experience In Integration of the Blood Transfusion Process into Computerized Clinical Record, from Request to Results. Improvements in Ergonomics and Security
A Comprehensive Transfusion Reaction Reporting System
Significant Practice Variation in Massive Transfusion Protocols Currently in Use by Transfusion Services Associated with Academic Medical Centers
Evaluation of a Massive Transfusion Protocol - One Year and 101 Patients Later
Review of Uncrossmatched Blood Use at an Academic Tertiary Care Facility
Regional Use of O Positive RBCs for Emergency Uncrossmatched Transfusions: A Survey of the Northern New England Region
Is Group A Thawed Plasma Suitable as the First Option for Emergency Release in a Level I Trauma Center?
Direct Detection of Bacterial Contaminants in Platelet Concentrate in Near Real-Time
A Novel Approach to Surveillance for Bacterial Contamination of Blood Products
A Non-Invasive Near Infrared System for Detecting Bacterial Contamination of Platelet Concentrates
Analysis of the French Hemovigilance Data on Transfusion-Transmitted Bacterial Infection in France: 2000-2007
Frequency of Bacterial Contamination of Blood Components: A Brazilian Blood Bank 5 Year Experience
Evaluation of Two RPR Card Test Kits
Detection of Bacterial Contamination in Platelet Concentrates by Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay Using the 16s Ribosomal RNA as Bacterial Marker
Changes in the Incidence of Bacterial Contamination of Platelets Associated with Recent Changes in Practice
Performance of Platelet PGD® Test Using Buffy Coat Platelets Suspended in PAS
Detection of Bacteria in Leukocyte-Reduced Whole Blood Derived Platelet Units Using the Immunetics BacTx Test
Verax Platelet PGD Test for Use in the Clinical Blood Bank Setting
A Novel Application of a Commercial Multiplex Real-Time PCR Assay for High Sensitive Screening and Detection of Bacterial Contamination in Platelet Concentrates
Molecular Relatedness of Coagulase Negative Staphylococci Found in Platelet Concentrates
Bartonella Henselae Bacteremia in Blood Donors
Evaluating the Utility of an Increased Platelet Inoculum in BACT/Alert Aerobic Culture Bottles
Logistical Considerations in Using Platelet PGD Assay for Point-of-Release Testing of Apheresis Platelets
Solid Phase Syphilis Test Utilizing Kode Technology
Bacterial Contamination of Platelet Concentrates: Results from a Survey in Northern Italy
Critical Analysis of Screening Tests Used for the Dagnosis of Chagas Disease in Blood Donors with Inconclusive Serology
Extended Use OPD Substrate Solution for the ORTHO® T. cruzi ELISA Test System
Sensitive and Specific Immunoblot Assay for Detection of T. cruzi Antibodies in Serum Samples
Fourteen Months Experience with Selective T. cruzi Testing
Plasmodium Falciparium Transmission by a Cryopreserved Stem Cell Product
A Case of Malaria Transfusion Transmission
Insights into Malaria Antibody Persistence in Blood Donors: Data for an Evidence-Based Review of the Effectiveness of the Australian Malaria Management Strategy
Plasmodium malariae Infection Due to Transfusion or Reactivation. What's to Blame?
Two Cases of Transfusion-Transmitted Anaplasma phagocytophilum
Transient Vaccine Induced Hepatitis B Surface Antigenemia - A Case Report
The Correlation Between the S/CO Value of a Third Generation Hepatitis C Virus Enzyme Immunoassay and the HCV Confirmation
Current Prevalence and Incidence of Serologic Markers for Hepatitis C and Prevalence of HBsAg Among Blood Donors in Brazil
Performance Evaluation of Fully Automated Quantitative HCV-core Antigen Assay
Characteristics and HLA-DRB1*15 Allele Frequency of Occult HBV Blood Donors in Taiwan
HCV-Specific T-Cell Proliferation in RIBA-Indeterminate Blood Donors: Previous HCV Exposure
H1N1 Vaccine and False-Positive Test Results for Hepatitis B Virus Core Antigen in Health Workers
Hepatitis C Virus Antibody Test on a Chemiluminescence Automated Analyzer as an Aid in the Diagnosis of HCV Infection and for Blood Screening
Presence of Neutralizing Antibodies in the Plasma of Chronic Hepatitis C Patients
Analysis of Unresolved Discriminatory Test Results Using the COBAS® TaqScreen MPX Assay and COBAS AmpliScreen HIV, HCV and HBV Tests
Management of Donors Repeat Reactive in the Anti-HTLV-I/II ChLIA
Demographic Profile of Blood Donors and Its Influence on the Safety of Blood Transfusion in the United Arab Emirates
Analysis of Cadaveric Samples Using a Chemiluminescent Assay
HIV Elite Controller - A Case Report
Viremia Was Not Demonstrated for Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Blood Donors Who Had Donated Blood During the Incubation Period
Experience Using a PCR Method for Parvovirus B19 Testing of Recovered Plasma
HTLV-1/2 Prevalence in Brazilian Blood Donors: Regional and Demographic Variation
Human Endogenous Retrovirus (HERV-K) Expression in Healthy Blood Donors: Impact of Specimen Processing and High Levels of Plasma Viremia
Fourteen-Month Analysis of Parvovirus B19 Activity in Recovered Plasma Donations
Prevalence of BK Virus in Apheresis Platelet Donors by a Novel Real-Time PCR Assay and Implications for Solid Organ Transplantation
Detection of Dengue Virus in an Infected Human Specimen Suggests Viral Attachment to Red Blood Cells (RBC)
Investigation of Potential Ligands for West Nile Virus on Human RBC
Evaluation of the Reduction of T. cruzi with the Mirasol® System for Whole Blood
Evaluation of Platelet-Derived Cytokine Accumulation in Apheresis Platelets Treated with Different Pathogen Reduction Technologies
Respiratory Function of Apheresis-Derived Platelet Concentrates Treated with Riboflavin and UV Light in the Presence of PAS
Cell Quality of Platelets Treated with Riboflavin and UV Light (MIRASOL-PRT) in the Presence of PAS
Inactivation of HCV with the Mirasol® Pathogen Reduction Technology
Photochemical Inactivation of Chikungunya Virus Using the Mirasol® PRT System
Inactivation of XMRV by the Intercept Blood SystemTM in Platelet Concentrates
Workflow Analysis of the Procleix Tigris System for HIV-1, HCV, HBV, and WNV Molecular Testing Following Three WNV Seasonal Scenarios
Reducing Screening Failures
NAT Screening in a Caribbean Blood Bank Setting: The Curacao Experience
Evaluation of Cobas TaqScreen Multiplex (MPX) Reactive Results
Migration of the GS HBsAg EIA 3.0 onto the ORTHO VERSEIATM Pipetter Performed at an Internal Test Site
A Clinical Evaluation Study of a New Microtiter Plate Pipetting System For Infectious Disease Testing within a Donor Screening Laboratory
Extended Use OPD Substrate Solution for the ORTHO® HCV Version 3.0 ELISA Test System
Migration of the GS HIV-1/HIV-2 PLUS O EIA onto the ORTHO VERSEIATM Pipetter Performed at an Internal Test Site
Infectious Disease Screening Lot Prequalification Using a Weakly Reactive Control
Comparison of Assay Specificity Between Abbott PRISM HIV O Plus Assay vs Abbott HIV-1/HIV-2 EIA
Isolation of Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells from Peripheral Blood of Sickle Cell Disease Patients: A Feasibility Study
Impact of Cytokine Cocktails and Culture Expansion Time on the Thrombopoietic Potential of Ex Vivo Expanded Umbilical Cord Blood Cells
An Inter-Laboratory Study to Evaluate a Novel Colony Forming Unit (CFU) Assay that Requires Only 7-Days of Culture
A Randomized Crossover Trial of High and Low Inlet Flow Rates on Autologous Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cell Collection
Correlation Between Mean Fluorescence Intensity of Donor Specific Antibodies and Mean Channel Shift of Flow Cytometric Crossmatch in Renal Transplantation
Higher Infusion Reactions in ABO Incompatible Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Products with Low RBC volume Is Observed with Improved Reaction Reporting
The Effect of Fold Dilution on Cord Blood Thaw Methods
Comparison of Three Methods for Expanding Cord Blood Stem Cells
Long-term Cryopreservation of Autologous Stem Cell Grafts: Stability of Hematopoietic Stem Cells Stored up to 16-Years
Analyzing the Effects of ABO Mismatch on Stem Cell Transplant Engraftment
Quality of Umbilical Cord Blood Units (CBUs) Collected for Private Banking
A Novel, Potent Small Molecule WNT Inhibitor that Promotes Mesenchymal Stem Cell Function in Wound Repair and Promotes Post-MI Cardiac Remodeling
Evaluation of an Automated Method of Washing Cryopreserved Cord Blood Units Post-Thaw
Establishing a Research Tissue Bank (TB): The Myeloproliferative Disorders Research Consortium (MPD-RC) Experience
Post-Thaw Viability of HPC Products Is Unaffected by Minor Freezing Curve Variations with the Use of 2.5% HES and 5% DMSO in the Cryopreservation Media
Reporting of Infusion Reactions to Stem Cell Products: The Importance of Asking the Right Questions
Engraftment Associated Complications: Is It an Allo- or an Autoantibody?
Freezing ‘Stem Cells’ in a Bag or Tube?
Peripheral Progenitor Cell Collection is Safe in Pediatric Donors-A Single Centre Experience from India
Umbilical Cord Blood Viability Study: Post-Processing Versus Post-Thaw Comparison
Cryopreservation of Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells By Uncontrolled Rate Freezing at -95 C Using Cryoprotectant Containing a Final Concentration of 5 Percent Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Non-Myeloablative Bone Marrow Transplant and Platelet Infusion Can Transiently Improve the Clinical Outcome of Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalopathy: A Case Report
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy in Chronic Graft-Host Disease Following Allogenic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
The Development of a National Cells Tissues and Organ Surveillance System (CTOSS) by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Assessment of Potential Blood Borne Pathogen Exposures within 2 Large Regional Blood Centers
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City - Cord Blood Program
Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte (CTL) Therapy and Its Outcome at Aichi Medical University Hospital
Conversion to an Abbreviated Consent to Increase Minority Cord Blood Collections
Occurrence of Severe Adverse Events Associated with Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells Derived from Apheresis Infusion
Efficiency in Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection in Poor Mobilizer Patients
Unexplained Hemolysis After Cord Blood Transplant
Results of Autologous Stem Cell Aphaeresis in Children Up to 30 kg Bodyweight with AutoPBSC Procedure
NIH/NHLBI-Funded Program Production Assistance for Cellular Therapies (PACT) Renewed
Experience of a Public Cord Blood Bank in Brazil
Transient Anti-D Signaling Relapse in an Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant
Immunogenic Potential of Bioactive Dressings: Aspects of Immunohematology and Evaluation of Immunization Against Erythrocyte, Leucocytes and Platelet Antigens
Decellularization of Rabbit Tracheas for Producing Biological Scaffolds
Reduced Mini Mobiles
Creation of a Successful Donor Program on a Busy Medical Campus
Reducing Incomplete Procedure Rates Through Staff Incentives
What's the Score? Tracking for Accountability and Development
Remote Monitoring of Donor Processing Time to Assess the Performance of Blood Donation Sessions
Optimizing Apheresis Platelet Collection Per Donor with Amicus v3.2 Software and Through Staff and Donor Education
Single Unit Recovery Using ALYX and Haemonetics Automated Red Cell Collection Instruments
Comparison of HemoCue® Hemoglobin Measurement to Copper Sulfate and Hematocrit
Positive Impact of Moving from Trip Scales to Automated Mixing Scales
Therapeutic Phlebotomy Procedures and Their Impact on a Rural Hospital's Red Cell Inventory and Fiscal Stature
Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) Positive Female Donors Offset by Triple Platelet Donations
Field Trial Validation of a Microfluidic Device which Simultaneously Determines an Individual's ABO and Rh Blood Groups
Donor Deferral Reasons Among Donors Previously Deferred from Donation
Efficiencies Gained for the Iron for Women Program by Implementing HemoCue Hb 301
Evaluation of Successful Venipuncture in Morbidly Obese Donors
Making Maps Reduces Recalls
Determining the Results Notification Preferences of High School Blood Donors in Kenya
Identification of Training Gaps for Malaria Risk Assessment
Our Man i-Stan: Use of a Computerized Mannequin to Train New Nursing Graduates in the Art of Blood Administration
Survey Results Regarding Implementation of the Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Match
Let's Have Some Quality Talk! A Creative Way to Train Staff on Our Quality System
Enhance Tissue Donation, Registration, and Community Awareness
Increasing Compliance Through Creative Interactive Training Tools
Personnel Training Matrix
Instructor Scorecards Lead to Improved Performance
Improvements in Transfusion Medicine Rotation for Pathology Residents
Building Donor Relationships: Blueprint for Success
Electronic Training for the Transition to ISBT 128
Medical Technologists Taking an Important Role in the Education of Transfusion Medicine: Results of the Multi-Institutional Surveys for the 21st Transfusion Conference of Japanese University Hospitals
Developing Leaders: Succession Planning Involves Everyone
Increasing Operational Knowledge to Improve New Employee Understanding
Core Competancy Assessment of Physician Trainees in Transfusion Medicine Fellowship
Creativity Breathes New Life into Technical Courses
First Successes in Improving the Republic of Moldova's Blood Banking System
Education in Transfusion Medicine in Pakistan: An Inventory
The Interface Between Blood Preparation and Use in Uganda
Results of Implementation of an Electronic Donor Screening System
Online Blood Utilization Data Collection: The National Blood Collection and Utilization Survey
Implementation of a Paperless Collection Documentation Process
Maintaining Reagent Inventory Records Electronically
Evaluating Electronic Quality Management Systems: Gauging Product and Vendor Suitability for Institution-Specific Needs
Assuring Patient Safety Through Incisive Validation of Blood Bank Systems
Assessment of Regulatory Document Management Impact within 2 Large Regional Blood Centers
An Automated Method to Print Instrument Antigen Profile Forms
Information Recorded for Monitoring Blood Movement in General Hospital Blood Banks
Creating an Electronic Reagent Quality Control Form
Use of Platelet Pheresis Software to Perform Product Qualification
Use of an Appended Log for Selective T. cruzi Testing Segregation
A Comprehensive Information System for Multi-Center Transfusion Medicine Research
Utilizing a Web-Based Content Management System to Improve Internal and External Customer Service Through an Interdepartmental Collaborative Environment
A Visual Tool for Blood Bank Management - from Planning a Collection Session to Distribution, in a Single Flowchart
Telemedicine in a Blood Transfusion Service
Aligning Mobile Collection Staff Schedule with Collection Strategy
Staffing to Workload: Achieving Optimal Staffing Utilization
Donor Room Services Staff Retention Project
Results from a Donor Collections Department Pay for Performance Pilot Study
Improvements in Blood Mobile and Hospital Services Operational Efficencies Utilizing Lean Manufacturing
Taking Change Control to the Next Level
Taking Kitting to the Next Level: Individual Phlebotomy Kits
Managing a Risk Map: A Blood Bank Integral Evaluation
Development and Implementation of an Equipment Service Agreement Process
The Impact of Electronic Crossmatch on a Pediatric Transfusion Service
The Cost of Quality in the IRL
Preparing for a Likely Disaster
Canadian Blood Services Response to the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic
A Statewide Effort to Reduce Blood Wastage in Maryland
Hospital-Based Blood Center: Make Versus Buy Analysis Demonstrates Cost Savings
Historical Evolution of Blood Transfusion Practice in Cameroon: Are Laws Sufficient for Achieving Blood Safety?
Economical & Modern Blood Banking for Developing Countries
Lean Techniques Applied on Blood Processing and Testing
Using Six Sigma Tools to Improve a Flow Cytometry Testing Program
Effective Process Improvement to Reduce the Number of Instrument False-Positive (FP1) Bacterial Culture Results
Identification of Bottlenecks in Blood Processing in Uganda Transfusion Services
Qualilty Aspects of Cryoseal Stored for Two Years
KISS Method to Monitor Excursions of Blood Products at Room Temperature
Optimization of Component Manufacturing
Evaluation of Improvements to Operations by Utilizing Fenwal Blood Pack Units that Incorporate the FLEX Filtration System
Use of Segment Samples for Cryoprecipitate Component Quality Control
Benefits of Using Pre-pooled Cryoprecipitate in a Tertiary Care Center Transfusion Service
Implementation of Massive Blood Transfusion Protocol to Provide Large Volumes of Components in an Efficient, Effective and Expedited Manner
Developing a Massive Transfusion Protocol (MTP) that Everyone Can Live With
Feasibility of Providing Fresh Red Blood Cell Units for Transfusion at a Public Health Hospital and Trauma Center
Pricing for Red Blood Cell Concentrates (RBC) Based on Type B & AB Orders Optimizes RBC Allocation
Challenges of Neonatal Transfusion
Blood Utilization Management Plan (BUMP), An Empirical Solution for the Management of Blood Shortage
Remote Blood Refrigerators and Red Blood Cell (RBC) Utilization
Plasma Optimization
Improving Retrieval of Transfusion Transmitted Disease Markers on Subsequent Donations
Cost Reduction in a Facility with Three Blood Bank Locations
Older Versus Fresher Red Cells. Dating of Current Red Cell Inventory and Implications for the Blood Supplier and Transfusion Service
ISBT Labeling Significantly Reduced Dispense Errors in a Large Pediatric Transfusion Service
Demand Forecasting: A Blood Center's Perspective
Effects of Thawed Plasma Products on the Amount of Discarded Plasma Products
A Coordinated Effort to Relocate a Pediatric Acute Care Trauma Hospital with No Down Time
Reduction of O Rh-Negative Blood Use by a Children's Hospital
Inventory Management: Component Production - Can We Be Self Sufficient?
A Novel Tool for Analysis of Inventory Capacity
Development and Validation of a Robust Automated Screening Tool to Categorize Transfusion Indication During Blood Utilization Review
Development and Implementation of a Fresh Blood Protocol for Pediatric Surgery
Process Improvement with Full Staff Participation Using Six Sigma: Analysis of Dispense Errors
Pan Genera Detection in Non-Leukoreduced Whole Blood Platelets
Preservation of Leukoreduced Blood Samples for QC Testing
Uncovering Operational Efficiencies with Lean Tools
Cost Effective Transportation in a Multi-Site Transfusion Service
Uncovering the Phenomenon of Albumin Ordering with the Intent to Stockpile, as Revealed by an Audit on Its Wastage
Pretransfusion Automation Comparisons Through Lean Quality Management Techniques: Turnaround Times
Quality Improvement (QI) for Event Discovery Reporting (EDRs) in the Transfusion Service (TS)
An Effective Quality Assurance Procedure for Hospitals
Use of Lean/Six Sigma Process Improvement Tools to Improve STAT Pretransfusion Testing Turnaround Times
Pneumatic Tube System Performance for the Transfusion Service—One Year's Experience after Moving to a Non-Hospital-Based Location
A Team Approach to Resolving Inaccurate Labeling of Donor Identifiable Materials
Defining Quality: Leading the Way by the Transfusion Service Provider
Managing FDA Licensure & SOP/Form Revisions
Proactive Collection of Confirmatory ABO/Rh Samples for Prevention of Wrong Blood in Tube Errors
Bowling for Solutions
Process Improvement of Label Control
Heeding the Voice of the Transfusionist: Label Redesign for Safer Bedside Blood Checking
Improving Clinical Documentation of Procedure-Related Complications in Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection
International Collaboration: An Approach to Establishing a Blood Transfusion Quality System in Sudan
3 Times 8 is Great: A Process Improvement Initiative
Integration of Lean for Ongoing Process Assessment and Improvement
Reliability Analysis of ProVueTM Instruments
Reduction of Errors at Dispense - The Fight Against Pop-Up Fatigue: A Process Improvement Initiative
Revised Preventative Maintenance Routine Improves Instrument Uptime while Decreasing Errors
Using the Lean Approach to Make Mobile Blood Drives More Efficient
Designing a Laboratory While Improving Efficiency Using LEAN
Informed Consent in Blood Transfusion: Knowledge and Administrative Issues in Ugandan Hospitals
Recent Experience with a Quality Monitoring Program for Platelet Products