In this issue
Does transfusion of stored red blood cells cause clinically important adverse effects? A critical question in search of an answer and a plan
Lessons from human T-lymphotropic virus testing
Boom or bust? Estimating blood demand and supply as the baby boomers age
A role for prospective monitoring of plasma transfusion
The air we breathe: three vital respiratory gases and the red blood cell: oxygen, nitric oxide, and carbon dioxide
Biliary sludge and obstruction: another sign of a delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction
Qualitative research: a valuable tool for transfusion medicine
Human T-lymphotropic virus antibody screening of blood donors: rates of false-positive results and evaluation of a potential donor reentry algorithm
Implications of demographics on future blood supply: a population-based cross-sectional study
Utilization of blood transfusion among older adults in the United States
A cluster of human immunodeficiency virus Type 1 recombinant form escaping detection by commercial genomic amplification assays
Experience with routine total nonfasting blood cholesterol screening of volunteer blood and component donors
The potential impact of new donor height and weight criteria on young donor eligibility and faint or prefaint reaction rates
The attitude of Canadian university students toward a behavior-based blood donor health assessment questionnaire
Continuing Medical Education Program in Transfusion
Reduction in plasma transfusion after enforcement of transfusion guidelines (CME)
TaqMan-based real-time polymerase chain reaction for detection of FUT2 copy number variations: identification of novel Alu-mediated deletion
Expansion of adipose tissue mesenchymal stromal progenitors in serum-free medium supplemented with virally inactivated allogeneic human platelet lysate
Initial resuscitation with plasma and other blood components reduced bleeding compared to hetastarch in anesthetized swine with uncontrolled splenic hemorrhage
Bayesian evaluation of the human immunodeficiency virus antibody screening strategy of duplicate enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in Xuzhou Blood Center, China
Cryopreservation impact on blood progenitor cells: influence of diagnoses, mobilization treatments, and cell concentration
Impact of pathogen reduction technology and storage in platelet additive solutions on platelet function
Unexpected suppression of anti-Fya and prevention of hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn after administration of Rh immune globulin
The frequency and specificity of human neutrophil antigen antibodies in a blood donor population
A multidisciplinary “think tank”: the top 10 clinical trial opportunities in transfusion medicine from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute–sponsored 2009 state-of-the-science symposium
Ludwik Hirszfeld: The Story of One Life
Transfusion Therapy Clinical Principles and Practice
Storage lesion: role of red blood cell breakdown
The transfusion problem: role of aberrant S-nitrosylation
Insufficient nitric oxide bioavailability: a hypothesis to explain adverse effects of red blood cell transfusion
Red blood cell age and potentiation of transfusion-related pathology in trauma patients
New frontiers in transfusion biology: identification and significance of mediators of morbidity and mortality in stored red blood cells
Harmful effects of transfusion of older stored red blood cells: iron and inflammation
Microparticles in stored red blood cells as potential mediators of transfusion complications
Properties of stored red blood cells: understanding immune and vascular reactivity