In this issue
Experienced donors, adverse events, and retention
Lessons learned from Trypanosoma cruzi test implementation
The effect of various platelet dosing strategies on transfusion costs
Identification of blood draw error during trauma resuscitation
How we closed the gap between red blood cell utilization and whole blood collections in our institution
Prevalence versus incidence
Adverse reactions, psychological factors, and their effect on donor retention in men and women
Effect of increasing hemoglobin cutoff in male donors and increasing interdonation interval in whole blood donors at a hospital-based blood donor center
A new perspective on the incentive–blood donation relationship: partnership, congruency, and affirmation of competence
Epidemiologic and laboratory findings from 3 years of testing United States blood donors for Trypanosoma cruzi
Continuing Medical Education Program in Transfusion
Trypanosoma cruzi infection in North America and Spain: evidence in support of transfusion transmission (CME)
The United States Trypanosoma cruzi Infection Study: evidence for vector-borne transmission of the parasite that causes Chagas disease among United States blood donors
The early implementation of Trypanosoma cruzi antibody screening of donors and donations within England: preempting a problem
The clinical relevance of persistent recombinant immunoblot assay–indeterminate reactions: insights into the natural history of hepatitis C virus infection and implications for donor counseling
Polymerase chain reaction–based tests for pan-species and species-specific detection of human Plasmodium parasites
Using lean techniques to define the platelet (PLT) transfusion process and cost-effectiveness to evaluate PLT dose transfusion strategies
Outpatient transfusions and occurrence of serious noninfectious transfusion-related complications among US elderly, 2007–2008: utility of large administrative databases in blood safety research
Fetomaternal hemorrhage in normal vaginal delivery and in delivery by cesarean section
The cost of blood transfusion in Western Europe as estimated from six studies
An assessment of thromboelastometry to monitor blood coagulation and guide transfusion support in liver transplantation
Reactivation of hepatitis B virus with mutated hepatitis B surface antigen in a liver transplant recipient receiving a graft from an antibody to hepatitis B surface antigen– and antibody to hepatitis B core antigen–positive donor
Response and survival of patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease treated by extracorporeal photochemotherapy: a retrospective study according to classical and National Institutes of Health classifications
Anti-D in pregnant women with the RHD (IVS3+1G>A)-associated DEL phenotype
Characterization of novel RHD alleles: relationship between phenotype, genotype, and trimeric architecture
Absence of acute adverse in vitro effects on aged AS-1 red blood cells and thawed plasma after prolonged exposure to 13.56-MHz radio energy
Platelet concentrates prepared after a 20- to 24-hour hold of the whole blood at 22°C
Factors associated with the avoidance of red blood cell transfusion after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Cryopreservation of umbilical cord blood with a novel freezing solution that mimics intracellular ionic composition
Erythropoietin provides a useful strategy for treating preoperative anemia in planned elective orthopedic surgery: an analysis of benefit in routine practice
Cord blood quality after vaginal and cesarean deliveries
Evaluation of iron status in volunteers and autologous blood donors: are there implications for an extended blood donation age?
Allo- and autoanti-D in weak D types and in partial D
Anti-D alloimmunization propensity cannot be determined without information on D antigen exposure
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