In this issue
What is XMRV and should we be worried about it?
ABO antibody titer monitoring for incompatible renal transplantation
Iron deficiency in whole blood donors
A transfusion of elephant
Absence of detectable xenotropic murine leukemia virus–related virus in plasma or peripheral blood mononuclear cells of human immunodeficiency virus Type 1–infected blood donors or individuals in Africa
An unusual febrile nonhemolytic reaction occurred after transfusion in a thalassemia major patient with asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infection
Transfusion-transmissible viral infections among US military recipients of whole blood and platelets during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom
Estimate of the residual risk of transfusion-transmitted human immunodeficiency virus infection in sub-Saharan Africa: a multinational collaborative study
Continuing Medical Education Program in Transfusion
Is there a clinical need for a diagnostic test allowing detection of chain type–specific anti-A and anti-B? (CME)
Screening plateletpheresis donors for HLA antibodies on two high-throughput platforms and correlation with recipient outcome
Iron deficiency in blood donors: analysis of enrollment data from the REDS-II Donor Iron Status Evaluation (RISE) study
Analysis of Chinese donors' return behavior
Skin disinfection with a single-step 2% chlorhexidine swab is more effective than a two-step povidone-iodine method in preventing bacterial contamination of apheresis platelets
The impact of temporary deferral due to low hemoglobin: future return, time to return, and frequency of subsequent donation
An examination of the predictors of blood donors' intentions to donate during two phases of an avian influenza outbreak
Molecular insight into human platelet antigens: structural and evolutionary conservation analyses offer new perspective to immunogenic disorders
RhD variant caused by an in-frame triplet duplication in the RHD gene
Neonatal alloimmune neutropenia due to immunoglobulin G antibodies against human neutrophil antigen-5a
Banking cord blood stem cells: attitude and knowledge of pregnant women in five European countries
Identification of the CD34 enumeration on the day before stem cell harvest that best predicts poor mobilization
Adoptive transfer and selective reconstitution of streptamer-selected cytomegalovirus-specific CD8+ T cells leads to virus clearance in patients after allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
Quality management in the transfusion service: case studies in process improvement
Red blood cell microparticles show altered inflammatory chemokine binding and release ligand upon interaction with platelets
Use of additive solutions and pathogen inactivation treatment of platelet components in a regional blood center: impact on patient outcomes and component utilization during a 3-year period
Survival of Plasmodium falciparum in human blood during refrigeration
Storing apheresis platelets without agitation with simulated shipping conditions during two separate periods: immediately after collection and subsequently between Day 2 and Day 3
The Blood Xenotropic Murine Leukemia Virus–Related Virus Scientific Research Working Group: mission, progress, and plans
Xenotropic murine leukemia virus–related virus (XMRV) and blood transfusion: report of the AABB interorganizational XMRV task force
Modeling the effect of reducing maximum shelf life on red blood cell availability
Age of blood as a limitation for transfusion: potential impact on blood inventory and availability
Blood-borne transmission of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine virus