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Preface
Glycosylation of GPIbα enables prolonged storage of platelets in the cold
Imaging of signalling, gene expression and cell fate
Does the patient matter? A new patient oriented, medical voice for transfusion medicine
Experience with the exclusion of transfusion recipients in France
Achieving donor loyalty - the donation review and service excellence
The contribution of platelets to the production of cryoprecipitate for use in a fibrin glue
Assessment of albumin binding and transport function
Cord blood stem cells acquire neural cell phenotypes and survive grafting into the rodent retina
TPO reduces the G-CSF-stimulated in vitro maturation of neutrophils from PBSC
Persistent human erythrovirus infection in blood donors
High reserve capacity of methylene blue/light to inactivate West Nile virus in plasma
Human primary monocyte-derived macrophages (MDMs) support West Nile Virus (WNV) replication in vitro
High prevalence of GBV-C/HGV in relatives of GBV-C/HGV-positive blood donors
Prevalence of HLA and HNA antibodies in donors
Six years TRALI reporting in the UK leading to male FFP
Does mild TRALI exist? Analysis of one year transfusion complications from south Sweden
Reproduction of granulocyte antibody-mediated TRALI in an ex vivo rat lung model
Tolerisation of DR15 restricted responses to a blood group antigen
RHD promoter substitution mutagenesis identifies known cis-motifs and two sequence-dependent regions
RhAG protein of the Rh complex functions as a NH3 transporter in red blood cells
Direct interaction between the Lu/B-CAM adhesion glycoproteins and erythroid spectrin
Occurrences of unusual events in blood donation
The value of pre-donation pulse assessment for apheresis donors
Defective high shear platelet function among platelet donors
Intercept platelets and plasma do not result in neoantigenicity
A comparison of T-Sol and Composol for storage of buffy coat platelets in Pall ELX storage packs
Whole blood derived platelets stored as a pool
Monitoring donor arm disinfection
Limitations of routine bacterial screening of platelets with the BacTalert® system
New system enhancements of a bacteria detection system (eBDS) based on oxygen consumption
Scansystem™ method for detection of bacteria in platelets stored in additive solution
Red cell requirements for intensive care units adhering to evidence-based transfusion guidelines
The survival of transfused red blood cells in critically ill patients
A novel mutation in platelet glycoprotein V associated with a mild bleeding disorder
The production of anti-HPA-1a in vitro by PBMC from HPA-1a alloimmunised HPA-1b homozygous women
Phenotypic and functional characterisation of myeloid and plasmacytoid dendritic cells subsets
A receptor for mannan-binding lectin on human B-lymphocytes
FcγRIIB-dependent amelioration of ITP by antibodies with specificity for a soluble antigen
The inhibition function of human Vα24 NKT cells to graft-versus-host disease (GVHD)
Transplantation of human ex vivo expanded megakaryocytes in NOD/SCID mice
Genetic influences on human regulatory T-cell responses to the RhD antigen
Critical residues for Rh/RhAG binding to ankyrin-R are mutated in some weak-D variants
Screening for foetal RHD-genotype by plasma PCR in all D-negative pregnant women is feasible
Spatial statistics analysis from BTS in Brazil
Wastage in the blood supply chain
Effectiveness of blood donor retention strategies in western Uganda
Donor care after pre-donation viral screening and deferral
Removal of infectious prion from naturally infected red blood cell concentrates
Elimination of bacteria during storage in blood and the preparation process of platelet concentrates
Viral dynamics in very early HCV infection
Factor concentrate tracking in haemophilia home therapy
Seroprevalence of anti-Trypanosoma cruzi in blood donors coming from Chagas' disease endemic countries
Malaria screening of Saudi blood donors
Better outcome of cancer patients with blood salvage?
Intraoperative cell salvage is safe and economical in urological malignancy
Immunomodulation after transfusion of autologous whole blood - a randomized controlled trial
United Kingdom leucodepletion residual risk
Complement activation in human serum in presence of auto-IgG isolated from preparations of IVIg
Broad-spectrum caspase inhibitor prevents immune thrombocytopenia
Enhancing of fibroblast proliferation by platelet extract
Developing an international information standard for tissue banking
Blood components for patient groups at risk for parvovirus B19 infection
HBV DNA nucleic acid testing (NAT) and re-entry of donors deferred for anti-HBc
West Nile Virus RNA screening of US blood donors
NAT screening of SARS-CoV - comparison of two real-time quantitative SARS-CoV assays
A novel approach to paediatric pre-operative autologous donation
Use of emergency O D negative ‘flying squad’ blood in the UK
Storage of red blood cells affects flippase, but not scramblase activity
Measuring red cell ATP, DPG, and haemolysis
GenomeLab SNPStream™ ultra-high throughput multiplex SNP analysis for RBC and platelet genotypes
Automated human platelet antigen (HPA) genotyping to provide a completely typed donor population
RhD variants in Whites
Allele-related motifs in the regulating region of the ABO gene
A systematic review of therapeutic granulocyte transfusion and possible routes forward
Assessment of neutrophil function in buffy coats
Storage of apheresed G-CSF stimulated granulocytes in additive solution or autologous plasma
Donor selection among the European Union countries
Safety of an abbreviated donor history questionnaire (ADHQ)
Single-donor two-unit red blood cell collection
Rights of blood recipients should supersede any asserted rights of donors
A pilot study for the implementation of a multicomponent apheresis program in mobile drives
Relative safety of first-time, lapsed and repeat donors in Republic of South Africa
Quantifying losses to the supply of donated blood due to donor deferral and under/over collection
Analysis of productivity of multi-component collection
Neopterin test in donors for an additional prevention of infectious post-transfusion complications
How is donor selection performed in European Union (EU)? Results of a recent survey
Autologous donors perceptions of donation related risk, costs and benefits
Double dose apheresis red cells for thalassaemia patients
Predicting blood donor arrival
Characteristics of voluntary nonremunerated long-time donors
Declining HIV incidence among first-time (FT) blood donors in the Republic of South Africa
Comparison of Hb color scale and other methods in potential blood donor screening
Risk behavior among blood donors who donate for HIV test in Shiraz BTO in 2003
A study of motivation factors in Iranian blood donors
Is the printed blood donor information sufficient in European blood banks?
Switching traditional blood donors to multicomponent collection (MCC)
Analysis of productivity and safety of a multicomponent collection (MCC) program
Multicomponent collection (MCC)
Suitability of apheresis donors for multicomponent apheresis
New hematologic parameters in the screening of iron deficiency in blood donors
A study on blood donors' time arrival preference
Blood
The impact of implementation of the SARS-related deferral criteria on blood donors in Singapore
Blood collection in disaster conditions (proposal of a model)
Card, E-Mail and SMS invitations have different targets in the Finnish blood donor population
Personal letter as a successful motivation factor for the first time blood group O donors
Blood donor recruitment and the problem of outdated contact information
The attitudes of young blood donors in Cyprus - a follow-up study
HTLV-I/II transmission among relatives of seropositive blood donors
Incidence of transfusion transmitted viral infections in Italy
Haematological malignancies in patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
Residual risk of transfusion-transmitted HIV, HCV and HBV infections in France and impact of NAT
Health outcomes and mortality in HTLV-I and HTLV-II infected former blood donors
Prevalence of transfusion-transmitted infections in the National Blood Transfusion Service - Kenya
Serological diagnosis of the HCV infection in Romanian blood donors during 1995–2002
Occurrence of infections among blood donors in Germany is not influenced by monetary compensation
Epidemiology of HIV, HCV, HBV and syphilis infections in blood donors in Germany in 2002
Hepatitis B prevalence and risk factors in blood donors in Ghazvin, Iran
Screening for anti-HTLV in Romania - evidence for a distinct HTLV-I endemic area
HIV-positive blood donors in Kwazulu-Natal (KZN)
Comparison of three anti HBc tests - a useful screening parameter for blood donations
Evaluation of a computer-based subjective deferral system to reduce infectious disease transmission
Cellular immune response against HCV proteins in HCV+ blood donors and their female sexual partners
Counseling of donors with positive microbiological markers - an ignored issue in developing nations
Performance characteristics of the qualitative and quantitative bead capture-TaqMan WNV NAT assay
Patient-related blood donors
NAT screening in Europe
Development of a real-time multiplex assay for detection of members of the Flaviviridae virus family
Routine bacterial monitoring of platelets
Bacterial screening of whole blood derived platelets
Evaluation of TPHA to identify possible window-period donations in South Africa
Mirasol™ PRT performance against a methicillin resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus
Fatal outcome after transfusion of platelet concentrate heavily contaminated with Bacillus cereus
The Pall Bacterial Detection System plus (BDS+)
Evaluation of the Pall enhanced Bacterial Detection System (eBDS) for testing platelet concentrates
Detection of bacteria in platelet concentrates
Six years experience with systematic bacterial culturing of platelet concentrates
Bacterial detection in red blood cell concentrates using Scansystem™
Product culture and bacterial contamination among adverse transfusion reactions
Pall BDS system for platelets to determine bacterial contamination stored up to 7 days in CP2D
Evaluation of BacT/ALERT for the detection of 10 bacterial species related to platelet contamination
Use of a new Baxter Optipress backplate to increase red cell component haemoglobin content
Oxidative red cell injury after gamma irradiation
Evaluation of the Roche 2,3-DPG assay in whole blood and red cell concentrates
Storage of RCC with maintenance of both 2,3-DPG and ATP during at least 42 days
The effect of storage times on the cellular composition in blood products
The effect of whole blood storage on the presence of weak propidium iodide positive events
Leukoreduction filters – QC of each LOT, must or too-much?
ISBT 128
Testing variables that affect quality of blood salvage
Performance of the laboratory leukoreduction filters, Leucolab LCG and, Leucoflex LSV1
Separation of whole blood into plasma and red cells using a hollow fibre filtration system
Quality of Apheresis-Double-do se-RBC (ALYX component collection system) compared with standard RBC
Two cases of adverse reaction due to leukocyte-reduction filter
In-vitro association of riboflavin to platelets and plasma treated with Mirasol™ PRT
Influence of prestorage irradiation and storage time on content of 2,3 DPG and ATP in RBCs
Evaluating the effects of MB photochemical inactivation in red blood cell by using animal models
Erythrophagocytosis of stored RBCs
Donor safety and in vivo regeneration after 2RBC collection
Evaluation of a new in-process leucocyte-depleting filter for red cell units
Washed apheresis and whole blood derived red cell units
Decreased iron stores in two European regular whole blood or aphaeresis donor populations
Preparation of leuko-reduced red blood cell (RBCC) and platelet (PC) concentrates on Haemonetics MCS®+
In vitro and in vivo evaluation of the freezing of leukoreduced Trima accel RBC units
Characterization of the effects of leukocyte-filtered red blood cell transfusions in major surgery
Combined analyses of patient data from three cardiac surgery studies
Blood product thermodynamic understanding - impact in blood banking
Characteristics of von Willebrand factor in plasma from five different apheresis procedures
Characteristic of human parvovirus B19 in blood coagulation factor VIII manufacturing process
Stability of Octaplas, a solvent/detergent (SD) treated plasma, during 3 days after thawing
Autologous fibrin glue (AFG) reduces blood loss in patients submitted to total hip replacement (THR)
Preparation of an autologous thrombin for use in a fibrin glue
Removal of small nonenveloped viruses with a larger-sized nanofilter
A possible role for IVIG in treatment of relapsed TTP
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) utilization in tertiary care hospital
Comparison of human monocyte-derived dendritic cells cultured in different medium components
Extracorporeal photochemotherapy in graft vs. host disease
Impact of extracorporeal photochemotherapy (ECP) on 93 patients affected with GvHD
Prenatal high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin (HDIVIG) in severe Rh D alloimmunization
In vitro materno-fetal transfer of native and Fc-mutated recombinant RhD antibodies
Integrin receptors specificity of red cell ICAM-4. Critical residues for αIIbβ3 and αVβ3 binding
Transient loss of Cromer antigens and anti-IFC in a patient with chronic lymphatic leukaemia
Two new cases of anti-ABTI showing an association between ABTI and Vel
The band 3 macro-complex, a role in red cell CO2/O2 gas exchange?
Comparison of antibody identification results by resolvigen 3 AbID software and manual methodology
Using six Sigma tools to evaluate an automated system for IH testing for error reduction potential
New reagents for red cell antibody identification
Quantification of monoclonal anti-D in placental perfusate using flow cytometry and autoanalyser
Recessive Lunull phenotype
The lectin from Glechoma hederacea is Tn-antigen specific
Autoimmune hemolytic anemia after nonidentical T cell-depleted allogeneic BMT in patients with SCID
Use of hydroxyethylamide for K1 phenotyping in a PK 7200 Olympus Equipment
Immunogenicity of D VI
A novel high prevalence antigen in the Scianna blood group system
Capillary centrifugation for blood grouping with distinct areas for positive and negative reactions
Lateral flow assay for simultaneous typing of ABO, Rhesus subgroups and Kell
Anti-K progenitor cell suppression and FCγ receptor-mediated phagocytosis are independent events
A case of DAT-negative haemolysis and transient loss of an Rh-related antigen
Serum or plasma
A novel XK mutation in McLeod syndrome associated with severe psychiatric symptoms
Another example of Inab phenotype in Japanese and production of human monoclonal anti-DAF
A separate genetic origin of the partial D antigen of category DIVa in Japanese
Analyses of anti-RhD, -RhC, -RhG, and -Rhe antibodies in primary immunized persons
A clonal anti-RhD response in a hyperimmunized donor
Genomic blood group typing for quality assurance of reagent test RBC -do you know your cells?
Determination of the molecular background of the Crawford antigen occuring with a weak C antigen
Is there a relationship between anti-HPA-la and severity of neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia?
Development and validation of a rapid monoclonal antibody immobilisation of platelet antigen assay
Improved detection of HP A-15 antibodies by selection of panel donors and capture monoclonal antibody
Early placental expression of platelet glycoproteins GPIIB and GPIIIA during pregnancy
Thrombocytopenia induced by sodium valproate
Fetomaternal alloimmune thrombocytopenia in south-east England
Alloimmunization against HPA-1a in an HPA-1a positive mother
FCGR3B gene frequencies and variants in a Chinese population from the Province of Zhejiang
The value of using donors homozygous for HLA-A and B types for provision of HLA-matched platelets
HLA epitope mismatches for the selection of matched platelet donors
Changes in soluble HLA variants after bone marrow transplantations
NK cell immunoglobulin-like and cytotoxicity receptor repertoire in patients with PSA
Management of major obstetric haemorrhage – results of North Thames audit
Cefotetan and haemolytic anaemia
Using audit, education and communication to change clinical practice
Blood product utilization practices in a university hospital
Quality of life measurement in patients with post-partum anaemia in blood transfusion practice
Interactive e-learning package for safe transfusion practice
Increasing transfusion safety by control of and training for correct blood sampling
HaemoNet TC001
Erythrocytapheresis (EA) and erythropoietin (rHuEPO) in hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) therapy
Transfusion education and requesting blood – an audit
An electronic learning program for transfusion medicine
Preparing for practice – transfusion practitioner education programme
Blood transfusion practices in a developing country (4 years on)
The inaccuracy of platelet counting by current haematology analysers in severe thrombocytopenia
Benchmarking to improve practice. The use of an audit tool to determine knowledge of transfusion
Assessment of bar code tracking of the ‘end-to-end’ hospital transfusion process
The WHO basic information sheet (BIS) as an audit tool for blood transfusion
Development of an electronic system for the remote issue of blood in hospitals
An audit of patients wearing correct and complete ID wristbands in Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Transfusion nurse specialists
Pilot study of the use of RFID in transfusion-medicine
Is swab washing detrimental to the quality of salvaged blood in aortic surgery?
Intravenous infusion of iron in patients suffering from anemia
Changes in transfusion requirements for liver transplantation over 15 years at a single institution
Prevalence of anaemia and red cell transfusion in patients undergoing elective orthopaedic surgery
Oral tranexamic acid in total knee replacement
Effectiveness of blood conservation in CABG surgery
Effectiveness of a network of Ontario transfusion nurse coordinators
Blood salvage with blood irradiation in cancer surgery
Does swab washing improve red cell recovery in aortic surgery?
Intraoperative cell salvage as an alternative for blood transfusion in neurosurgery
Age and transfusion therapy
Blood transfusion; patient knowledge and opinions
Growth factors in platelet rich plasma and correlation with age, sex and platelet count of donors
A year long study investigating cell salvage for cardiac surgery - does it reduce donor blood usage?
Optimal use of blood components
Algorithm for platelet transfusion in patients exposed to clopidogrel before open heart surgery
Reinfusion of own blood after hysterectomy
An audit of the effect of cell salvage guidelines on transfusion rates in total knee replacement
A restrictive transfusion trigger is a method for blood saving in elective orthopaedic surgery
Evidence-based protocol for cross-matching in spinal surgery
Bellovac ABT – audit of effectiveness postintroduction
Use and clinical effectiveness of HPA-1a/5b-negative platelet transfusions in NAIT
Octaplas and uniplas efficacy and safety in critically ill neonates
Cord blood transfusion in cold hemagglutinin disease associated with Mycoplasma pneumonia infection
Supernatants from stored units of cord blood suppress LPS-stimulated TNF-α release in cord blood
ABO haemolytic transfusion reaction (HTR) in a neonate
Assessment of Safety for the INTERCEPT® blood system for platelets in neonatal preclinical model
Risk and prognosis of blood donation related complications – a nationwide prospective Danish study
Evaluation of ALYX automated collection of double red blood cell dose
Vitamin supplements to accomplish a preoperative autologous blood collection program
Prevalence for 9 serological markers in blood donors tested in CTSP-UNR (2003–2004), Argentina
How do you use Haemocrome analysis for blood units validation?
Donor comfort and safety of the ALYX component collection system
Cancer screening of blood donors by electron spin resonance spectroscopy (ESR/EPR)
High eligibility and willingness to donate double red blood cells in two European donor populations
Prevalence of anemia in a donor population in Chile
The standardized finger prick
Donor screening proficiency testing as an educational and motivational tool
MacoPharma ABC® a new concept to improve the quality of whole blood collections
Donor safety and comfort for two red blood cell units donation on the ALYX system
Evaluation of Hemoglobin Color Scale for hemoglobin measurement in blood donor setting
A comparative study
Evaluation of a triplex NAT assay for simultaneous screening of HIV-1, HCV and HBV in blood donations
Different susceptibility of B19 virus and Minute Virus of Mice to low pH treatment
Cost-benefit ratio and costs per prevented infection for blood donation screening tests
Clinical, virological and epidemiological study of Polish HCV RNA pos/ANTI-HCV negative donors
Lack of correlation between HBsAg and HBV DNA levels in blood donors positive for HBsAg and anti-HBC
Yield of West Nile Virus (WNV) nucleic acid testing (NAT) of US blood donors
Multiplex real-time quantitative RT-PCR assay for HBV, HCV and HIV-1
Improved hepatitis B virus (HBV) immunoassay to detect mutated forms of the surface antigen
Procleix® UltrioTM Assay performance trial
Cost-effectiveness of West Nile Virus (WNV) nucleic acid test (NAT) blood screening in the US
Evaluation of COBAS AmpliPrep-AmpliScreen assay for HBV DNA screening
Evaluation of a multiplex assay for HCV/HIV-1/HBV NAT screening in The Netherlands
Implementation of anti-HBc screening of blood donors
Sensitivity of the Procleix®UltrioTM assay in the Procleix and fully automated TIGRIS® systems
Acute HCV seroconversion in a Scottish blood donor
A fully automated platform for the COBAS AmpliscreenTM HBV, HCV, and HIV-1 tests
HBV DNA nucleic acid test (NAT) for blood screening
Automated and enhanced semi-automated TMA-NAT plasma screening methods for parvovirus B19 and HAV
HCV/HIV1 AB pos. not viremic donors correlation between ratio ChLia RIBA pattern – score and viremia
Three-year review of HIV antenatal screening
External quality assessment scheme (EQAS) for donor screening by NAT in blood laboratories
Performance features of the new Bio-Rad HCV antigen and antibody assay
Nucleic acid testing (NAT) performance in HBsAg positive blood donations
Reduction of the HIV diagnostic window with genescreen ultra HIV Ag-Ab
Validation of the Procleix Ultrio Assay in Poland
Hepatitis B surface Antigen escape mutant in a first time blood donor
Comparison of Procleix ®WNV assay on the semi-automated system vs. the automated TIGRIS® system
Mimicry between HCV protein NS5A and human proto-oncogene LCK
Detection of proviral DNA HTLV I and HTLV II in Portuguese anti-HTLV I/II positive
Improving blood safety through double screening
Efficacy of blood donor predonation screening for viral markers with rapid tests
Comparison of three serologic assays for the detection of HHV-8 in blood donors
Prospective study to evaluate screening of plasma pools from blood donors for West Nile Virus RNA
Analysis of anti-HBc data from a prospective study to evaluate volunteer blood donations for HBV DNA
A prospective study to evaluate volunteer blood donations (VBD) for presence of HBV DNA
First report of a HBV genotype G infection by blood transfusion in Germany – case report
WNV testing in the US
The ability of Procleix Ultrio assay to detect HBV DNA in HBsAg positive blood donors
West Nile Virus detection by nucleic acid testing of blood donors in the midwestern United States
Relative performance of three West Nile Virus antibody assays in US viremic blood donor specimens
Screening of parvovirus B19 –DNA using the MagNA pure nucleic acid isolation method
Acute hepatitis C in a repeat donor by sexual transmission
Prevalence of malarial parasite in blood donors in North India
Positive direct antiglobulin tests do not correlate with malaria infection
Polymorphism of PrP gene (PRFP) at codon 129 in a southern Brazilian blood donors population
Detection of PrPSc with reagents designed and screened to bind PrPSc
Removal of dendritic cells from blood by leucodepletion filters assessed by real-time PCR
Routine Intercept platelets stop bleeding, show no reactions and similar efficiency than standard
Postmarket validation of the quality of stored platelet products collected with SDP software Rev. E
Improving the stability of PLT samples for external quality assessment (EQA) of platelet counting
Quality assessment of plasma and additive solution apheresis platelets
Intercept® treatment of pooled platelets
Similar in vitro function and bacterial inactivation, leukoreduced (LR) vs. non-LR Intercept platelets
Helinx® technology inactivates high titers of SARS-CoV, WNV and vaccinia in Intercept platelets
The effect of transportation on platelet quality during storage
Effects of a new pathogen-reduction technology (MIRASOL PRT) on platelet function
Evaluation of the Intercept system for pathogen inactivation of platelets
In vitro performance of Mirasol™ PRT platelet system over a wide range of treatment conditions
Photochemical reduction of pathogen load in platelet concentrates using Mirasol PRT
How many platelet assays do we need?
ASA ingestion by blood donors – the effect on in vitro properties of stored platelet concentrates
Automated vs. manual preparation of leukoreduced platelet concentrate (PC) from pooled buffy-coats (BC)
Mitochondrial membrane potential in platelets during storage
Performance of the Mirasol PRT system with buffy coat platelet and apheresis platelet concentrates
Polyolefinacetate bags for photodynamic treatment and for storage of platelet concentrates
Validation of Intercept treatment on splitted apheresis products
Profiling pathogen reduction
Seven-day-old random donor platelets are functional
Platelet concentrates produced by the OrbiSac BC System and stored in different media
Comparison of thrombelastography and aggregometry for in vitro evaluation of stored platelets
A novel rapid flow cytometric assay for the simultaneous enumeration of residual WBC and RBC in PC
Multi-center evaluation of two flow cytometric methods for counting low levels of white blood cells
The use of INTERCEPT blood system for platelets in a blood transfusion centre
Evaluation of buffy coat platelet quality in concentrates produced manually and automatically
MB-photoinactivated FFP is effective and safe for treatment of coagulopathies and bleeding disorders
The effect of methylene blue inactivation of whole blood plasma on Fc VIII related to storage time
Provision of US-sourced fresh frozen plasma for UK infants and children born since 1st January 1996
Inactivation of blood-borne pathogens in apheresis plasma using the INTERCEPT blood system
Pre-treatment with bryostatin improves imatinib efficacy against chronic myeloid leukaemia stem cells in vitro
Differentiation of natural killer T cells from cord blood CD34+ cells
Progenitor cells mobilized after myocardial infarction in relation to patient age
Suppressive activity of annexin II on immunological responses of cord blood cells
Peripheral blood stem cell yield in malignant lymphoma and multiple myeloma
Cell line-specific evaluation of chimerism after allogeneic stem cell transplantation in pediatric patients
The use of umbilical vein mesenchymal stem cells for expansion of cord blood hematopoietic stem cell
Engraftment in NOD/SCID mice of human CD34+ cord blood cells after thrombopoietin ex vivo expansion
Efficiency of stem cell harvesting
Recurrent acute hemolytic transfusion reactions by anti-Do(a)
A patient with weakD type 1 and anti-D
An unusual case of anti-Ge3
H-negative erythrocytes are most strongly agglutinated by the galactose-binding lectins
Twenty-five years of rare donor screening at NBS Tooting centre
Transfer of cholesterol between intact human red blood cells
ABO genotyping of 235 cadaveric kidney donors by PCR using sequence-specific primers
Protein 4.1R (4.1R)-binding death receptors of the erythrocyte membrane
Novel application of the gel test
Anti-D intrinsic affinity measured with unlabelled antibodies
Identification of anti-Tcc in a pregnant woman with a Tc(a+c+) Black husband
An example of severe HDN due to anti-Cw
The incidence of red-cell alloantibodies underlying pan-reactive warm autoantibodies
Anti-D quantification by flow cytometry
ABO serology and genetics in a family with an Ax subgroup propositus whose parents are blood group O
Dramatic anamnestic response in a patient with anti-CHIDO due to transfusion of PCC
Observation of an anti-D after D-positive transfusion in an individual with weak D type-1 phenotype
A new hybrid RhD-positive, D-antigen negative allele
Review of 67 cases of Fetomaternal Hæmorrhage (FMH) with follow-up data
Identification of RhCG isoforms in the erythrocyte membrane
An unusual case of autoimmune haemolysis (AIH) with a negative DAT and a low-affinity autoantibody
Cytokine role in autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA)
Twenty years of red blood cell (RBC) phenotyping in allogeneic stem-cell transplantation (SCT)
Whole exon 5 and intron 5 replaced by RHCE in DVa (Hus)
Is
Molecular genetic analysis of the Am phenotype
Foetal K1 genotyping from maternal plasma
ceRA
Evaluation of genotyping blood groups in daily transfusion practice
Rapid genotyping of blood group antigens by multiplex PCR and DNA microarray
Foetal RHD gene detection in plasma samples of RhD-negative pregnant women
Different DNA profiles in various tissues after allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
RHD MPX PCR to support serology and for prenatal typing, 5 years experience
Four new RHD-alleles with previously unknown polymorphisms
Analysis on FUT1 and FUT2 gene of 10 para-Bombay individuals
Molecular study on CisAB and B(A) in China
Sixteen polymorphic sites in the 5′/3′-UTR of the P k gene do not correlate with P1/P2 phenotypes
Genetic basis of the Abantu blood group phenotype
DHPLC approach to determine RHD variants molecular epidemiology in Brittany (France)
Serological and DNA analyses of Knops blood group polymorphisms
Blood group antigen typing using custom BeadChips™
Medium-throughput HPA genotyping enables blood banks to provide matched platelets on short notice
Blood group genotyping multi-transfused patients at IBGRL, Bristol
Using phage-displayed peptide libraries to map the specificities of RhD monoclonal antibodies
Expression study of the ABO variant alleles
Molecular genetic analysis of the atypical Bombay and para-Bombay phenotypes
Non-deletional O alleles express weak blood group A phenotypes
High-throughput genotyping of blood donors for minor blood group and major platelet antigens
The highly variable RH locus in non-whites highly hampers RhD zygosity determination
Real-time PCR of biallelic insertion/deletion polymorphisms as positive control for foetal plasma DNA
Comprehensive analysis of Rhesus box variety
Mistyping of a new weak D Allele as weak D type 1 by PCR
Implementation, use and further development of the ISBT 128 component code system in Sweden
Kuwait Central Blood Bank process control using ISBT-128 labeling system as a traceability tool
Blood utilization management in tertiary care hospital
Journey to accreditation
ABO and RhD red cell mismatching
Towards an optimization of the link between transfusion resources and needs using VISTA™
Blood component preparation – indicator for the development of the transfusion service
Current trends and utilization of autologous blood donation in Denver, Colorado, USA
Best transfusion practice across Scotland
The Virtual Museum of Transfusion Medicine
Initial experiences with blood track as a tool to improve safety in the transfusion chain
An audit of the use of FFP, platelets and the impact of a self-educating transfusion request form
Platelet stock management in the National Blood Service
Quality improvement project for appropriate clinical use of platelets
MSF/B intervention on blood transfusion in Bié provincial hospital
ISBT 128 codes for haematopoietic stem cells – Swedish experience
The provision of an international resource for research, development and quality control
Changing the quality paradigm
Relevance of preventive RH/K-matched RBC transfusions in hematologic patients
New concepts of forming an QMS in blood banking following EN ISO 9001, EN ISO 13845 and EN ISO 15189
Audit of clinical transfusion practice
Blood tracking – closing the audit loop with iSOFT – a three year review
Blood transfusion practices in relation to DRG at a tertiary university hospital
Multitransfused patients (>25 units) utilises 23% of the blood supply at a university hospital
Development of provincial quality manual for blood banks
West Nile virus and informed consent for transfusion of blood and blood products
Efficacy and safety of phlebotomy to reduce transfusional iron overload in acute leukemia patients
Transfusion hazards locked behind BARS
Transfusion transmitted infections in the UK
Canadian transfusion adverse event reporting system
Prolonged survival of transfused donor cells in murine knock-out models
Anti-HLA class II antibodies in TRALI. A case report
Building the Brazilian hemovigilance system
Development of the Transfusion Transmitted Injuries Surveillance System (TTISS) in Canada
Adverse transfusion reactions in the Quebec hemovigilance system in 2000–2002
No relevance of ALT testing in blood donor screening in Germany
Serious hazards of transfusion in children – analysis of 6 years' data from SHOT
Materiovigilance at CITM
A voluntary system of haemovigilance in Denmark – DART
Fourteen Years' transfusion reaction reports
Barriers to blood donation
Substance abuse in scholars
Healthcare professionals attitudes and behaviours to blood donation
Review of the blood donations among high school students for 2002/2003
Dry chemistry determination of haemoglobin. Is it suitable for the pre-donation selection?
Media in favour of voluntary blood donation
Kell blood group
Risk behavior among blood donors who donate for HIV test in Shiraz, BTO in 2003
Medical personnel and blood donation
A survey of positive and negative blood donors' motivation in Shiraz blood transfusion in 2003
The evaluation of the attitude of Iranian women towards blood donation in eight provinces
Voluntary blood donor program
PR activities of the National Blood Transfusion Institute in the period of blood lack crisis
Protective antibody against hepatitis B virus infection among Northeast Thai blood donors
Information, motivation and attitudes toward blood donation
Challenges in blood safety in medical center, Strumica
Overview of blood donations in the high schools in Macedonia according to the NITM (2001–2003)
Blood collection in the National Institute for Transfusion Medicine, Skopje, Macedonia
Donorship in Russian Federation
The survey of blood donations among the university students in Macedonia
Special aspects in blood donor recruitment
The distribution of ABO and Rh-D blood groups among blood donors in the municipality of Strumica
Evaluate the attitude of habitants in six provinces having high prevalence in TTIs
Profile of blood donor in Congolese rural area
Serosurvey of disease markers among voluntary blood donors in Western Uganda 1997–2002
‘Uzice model’ – new method of recruitment of the voluntary blood donors in mountainous areas
Questionnaire on autotransfusion programmes affecting number of blood donors
Adverse effects in blood donors
Prevention is better than cure
Communicating news of patients' death
Do hemapheresis donors exceed the annual allowed RBC loss?
Multi-component donations considering the safety of the donor
Follow-up of donors false-positive in a transfusion microbiology screen assay
Multiple component collections with Cobe Trima
HBsAg, anti-HCV, anti-HIV, Treponema pallidum antibodies and anti-CMV in Macedonia blood donors
Prevalence of hepatitis C, B and D infection among patients under chronic haemodialysis
Evolution of the incidence of HCV-antibodies in blood collected units between 1995 and 2003
Seeking-test donors have a high risk of transfusion-transmitted viral infections in Brazil
Prevalences of transfusion transmissible infection (TTI) markers in donors over a 6-year period
Hepatitis C infection in a blood donor population
Prevalence of HTLV I/II in blood donor population from Centenario hospital - Rosario (Argentina)
Seroepidemiology of cytomegalovirus and hepatitis B virus in blood donors of young adults
NAT screening on blood donations in Italy
Fight against HIV transmission by blood safety in a difficult context, in Congo Democratic (DRC)
Parvovirus B19 – serological status of plasma donors
Prevalence of viral markers for hepatitis viruses among blood donors in Slovenia
The prevalence of hepatitis B markers in volunteer blood donors in different regions in Iran
Knowledge on HCV/HBV in blood donors with currently diagnosed hepatitis B or C infection
Epidemiology characteristics of HIV prevalence – new diagnostic approach
Viral markers in voluntary blood donors
Long-term surveillance on viral diseases markers in a large blood transfusion centre in Greece
Prevalence of HCV infection and related risk factors among patients on haemodialysis in Qazvin
HIV seroprevalence in Albania blood donors
Seroprevalence of human herpesvirus 8 in healthy blood donors
Incidence of HBV infection among young students in Greece
Investigation of acute hepatitis B virus infection in Scottish blood donors
Risk factors in anti-HCV ELISA positive blood donors
Emerging viruses – yet another threat to blood transfusion?
A simple, rapid and low-cost assay for HCV sero-epidemiology
Parvovirus B19
Prevalence of hepatitis B virus in blood donors
The risk of transfusion transmissible viral infections in Nigeria
Correlation between anti-cytomegalovirus IgM antibody and HIV positivity
Heterogeneous distribution of HTLV-I/II prevalence rates in blood donors from urban areas in Brazil
Evaluation of the Hepanostika HBsAg Ultra
Detection of hepatitis B virus DNA (PCR) in HBsAG negative blood donors
Evaluation of an HCVcoreAg test system in a blood donor and individual patient population
Evaluation of the Roche COBAS Ampliscreen HIV-1 PCR assay
Correlational study between SIA HCV and HCV RNA PCR among selected donor sample in NBC, Malaysia
Improvement of in-house PCR testing procedure
Australasia's ‘NATSCREEN’ quality control programme for blood service laboratories
Two years experience with NAT screening
A single extraction for HBV, HCV, HIV NAT screening with the BIOMERIEUX - ROCHE diagnostics system
Absence of HCV antibodies in a patient with multiple myeloma persistently reactive by HCV NAT
Comparative study between NAT assay Procleix and hepatitis C antibodies tests
Improved reproducible results for anti-CMV testing on the fully automated Tecan genesis RMP
An improved hepatitis C antibody immunoassay using conformational and genotype-specific antigens
Is it favourable or advisable to perform the nucleic acid testing (NAT) for multiple viruses?
HBsAG initial positive samples
The TaqScreen™ MPX screening assay based on generic nucleic acid extraction and real-time TaqMan™ PCR
A comparative study of 17 third-generation anti-hepatitis C virus ELISAs as WHO recommendation
Experience with the Roche COBAS AmpliScreen HIV-1 v1.5 test applied to source plasma donor screening
The first Italian experience in NAT testing for HBV, HCV and HIV
Effective analysis of indeterminate results using TMA assay compared to other confirmatory tests
Excellent sensitivity and specificity with a new Ag-Ab combination assay
Quantification of West Nile Virus RNA in donated blood by TaqMan PCR
HCV NAT screening in northern Poland and HCV RNA and HBV DNA results in donors with elevated ALT
TaqScreen™ West Nile Virus system
HBV NAT screening of mini-pools in Poland
Single donor testing using the Roche TaqScreen™ West Nile Virus assay
HTLV-I/II seroindeterminate blood donors
Evaluation of particle gel immunoassay (ID-PAGIA) as screening test for syphilis in blood donors
Bacterial test on apheresis platelet concentrates (APLT) incidence rate/ delay time for inoculation
Bacterial screening test on red blood cell (RBC) incidence rate and delay time for inoculation
Broad-range rRNA PCR for the bacterial safety of donor blood and in the clinical microbiology
Evaluation of a recombinant enzyme immunoassay for syphilis screening in a blood bank routine
Bacterial contamination in leucodepleted and nonleucodepleted platelet concentrates
Evaluation of Pall bacteria detection system (PALL eBDS)
Transfusion microbiology – an interesting case-2
Transfusion microbiology – an interesting case-I
Screening of blood donors for malarial parasites – analysis of situation in the Sultanate of Oman
Novel high-performance method and devices for electrostatic blood separation
Phase 0 evaluation of the Baxter ALYX
Gamma Irradiation
Preparation of leuko-reduced red blood cell concentrates (RBCC) on Haemonetics MCS+®
Assessment of the clinimed packaging system for the transportation of red cell components
Performance of Haemonetics ACP 215 automated blood glycerolisation/deglycerolisation system
Quality control of red cells – comparable study in Czech Republic
Use of ACP 215 apparatus – our own investigation
Evaluation of Pall RC2D leucocyte depleting filter for red cells
The effect of two leukocyte depletion in line filters on the whole blood filtration
Washing of red cells
Introduction of Optilink™ and Optipress software reduced production losses in WBS
Automated separation of whole blood – comparison of Compomat G4 and MacoPress/Sepamatic (prototype)
Performance qualification of the Fresenius HemoCare bloodpack
Evaluation of safety and usefulness of double plateletpheresis in Korean blood donor
Evaluating production of platelet concentrates using the OrbiSac centrifuge
Evaluation of Orbisac
The washing and resuspension of a platelet concentrate in Macopharma SSP solution
Responsiveness of pooled platelets produced by the OrbiSac BC System and stored in different media
Evaluation of Trima® Accel™ (TA) productivity and inter Satellite center (SC) variability
Collection of plasma-reduced platelet concentrates (PPC) and plasma on Trimaâ Accela (TA)
Evaluation of a filter for leukocyte reduction of pooled platelet concentrates
Effect of lack of agitation of platelets stored in PAS-III M as assessed by in vitro assays
Evaluation of Gambro TRIMA automated BCT system version 4
Recovery and flow cytometry of cryopreserved platelets
Quality analysis of blood components obtained by automatic collection system
Processing platelets from pooled buffy coats for the Intercept® system
The impact of Trima Accel on a blood transfusion center apheresis unit
The evaluation of a new sterile docking device, Denco TCDâ B40
MCS® +platelets show good function preservation stored to 7 days as assessed by thromboelastography
Donation of autologous plasma in patients undergoing hepatic surgery
Methylene blue treated plasma
The influence of methylene blue-light treatment on fibrinogen activity and fibrin polymerization
Octaplas and Uniplas efficacy and safety in obstetric and gynaecological emergencies
Plasmapheresis with the PCS2
The effect of storage at +4°C for 5 days on coagulation factors in FFP
C3a and C5a in plasma from different membrane and centrifugal apheresis procedures
Self-sufficiency in anti-D immunoglobulin in Brazil
Risk of Parvovirus B19 transmission through plasma derivatives obtained from Brazilian plasma
Passively acquired HTLV-I/II antibody in pregnant patients receiving IVIG therapy for NAIT
Efficacy of a ‘home-made’ fibrin glue in reducing bleeding in liver resections
Random quality control
Use of one-stage clotting method for determination of factor VIII activity during manufacture
A quantitative PCR method for HCV removal validation in plasma-derived products
Stability level of polymers and aggregates in the rabies immunoglobulin
Mannan-binding protein and a2 macroglobulin as innate immunity factors in Serbian blood donors
Comparison of toxoplasma antibodies with IF and ELISA techniques
Characteristics of human rabies immunoglobulin
Prophylactic use of the cytomegalovirus immunoglobulin in the kidney transplantation
Prevention of cytostatic injuries of bone marrow by temporary inhibition of the blood forming
Collection of granulocyte concentrates from donors primed with G-CSF
Erythrocyte ghosts as drug-delivery system
Phenotype and functionality of mature dendritics cells produced from PBMC of healthy donors
Extracorporeal photochemotherapy in relapsing/remitting multiple sclerosis
Therapeutic use of lymphocytes
Comparison of tube technique by PEG-IAT and GLISS for antibody identification
Alloimmunization to red cell and platelet antigens in stem cell transplanted patients
Drug-induced immune hemolytic anemia due to cisplatin
Risk factors for irregular erythrocyte antibodies formation as identified in Dutch pregnant women
The detection of alloantibodies in sera with warm autoantibodies
ABO system dependence of erythocyte morphologic alterations by low-power laser irradiation
Investigation of effect of routine antenatal A/D prophylaxis on feto-maternal haemorrhage estimation
A new technology for antibody screening adapted to a fully automated system
A new technology for blood grouping and phenotyping adapted to a fully automated system
Prevalence and incidence of non-RhD pregnancy immunization in the Netherlands
Changes in techniques of RBC antibody detection and incidence of delayed transfusion reactions
Multicentric quality assessment of immunohematology testing in Croatia
New ABO-identity test for pretranfusion bedside testing
Detection of antibodies in tube and column agglutination technique
The Kell blood group system
An example of anti-Co3 in gipsy woman with Co(a-b-) phenotype associated with mild HDN
Implementation of an immunohematology quality control program in a large country, Brazil
Duffy genotyping in a Saudi population
External quality control in immunohematology 8 years of experience
Silent Kidds, an alternative approach
Another example of auto anti-Kpb
Immucor Galileo automat for blood donors immunohematologic tests
Comparison between two automatic methods for the detection of red cell alloantibodies
Gel Card sensitivity and accuracy in resolving ABO blood grouping discrepancies
ABO and RhD genotyping by PCR-SSP
Severe HDN due to anti-Cw
Post-transfusion hyperhaemolysis in a patient with sickle cell disease
Study of 188 DAT-positive patients, part II
Study of 188 DAT-positive patients, part I
Multiple RBC alloantibodies, including anti-Dib, after ABO compatible PBSC transplantation
Transfer of cholesterol from red blood cells to plasma in vitro
External quality assessment program in red cell serology
ABO and Rh phenotype frequencies of four major ethnic groups in Rvers State, Nigeria
Cases of heteropaternal superfecundation in Southern Africa
The two juvenile haemochromatosis genes as modifiers of the p.C282Y homozygous-related phenotype
D-negative individuals carrying RHD gene sequences in Spanish population
Molecular genetic RHD characterization of 577 cases with serologic suspect for weak D
Apparent exclusion of maternity in a twin chimera carrying only her twin brother's blood cells
Molecular genetic analysis of ABO variants found in Japanese
Comparison of two PCR assays for RHC/c genotyping in a population of highly diverse ancestry
Tetragametic chimerism detected in a healthy female with mixed-field reactions in blood grouping
Prenatal determination of fetal RHD status from maternal plasma using real-time PCR
Association of ABO gene mutations resulting in rare B subgroups
Detection and molecular characterization of partial D variants in India
ABO exon and intron sequencing analysis revealed a novel B-allele in an Iraq family
DO alleles in sickle cell disease patients
Fetal RHD genotyping by analysis of maternal plasma at early gestational ages
Molecular studies of weak D phenotypes in Brazilian blood donors
Alloanti-D immunization by weak D type 1 RBCs
Assignment of RHD zygosity by amplification of the hybrid Rhesus box
Intrauterine death involving fetomaternal alloimmune thrombocytopenia due to HPA 5a antibodies
Case of surprising HIT and PTP coincidence
Management of NAITP, prospective study in a random sample of Egyptian pregnant women
Management of platelet transfusion therapy in refractory onco-haem-atological alloimmunized patients
Oxaliplatin-induced immune thrombocytopenia
Platelet autoantibodies by flow cytometry. Revision of 1859 studies by thrombocytopenia
Testing of neutrophil antibodies in blood transfusion centre of Slovenia in 2000-2003
Automated DNA extraction by the Qiagen Biorobot MDX and import of data into a LIMS
The study on the haplotype of MICA and MICE microsatellite locus in Guangzhou Han population of China
Study on HLA haplotypes in Jiangshu-Zhejiang-Shanghai Han population
Association of HLA class I with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection
Bank of blood and condition of the blood service in Uzbekistan
Management and use of blood supply in Italy year 2002
Platelet transfusion practice in Teaching Hospital Maribor
Laying the grounds for plateletpheresis
Appropriate organisation
Blood
The impact of a 7-year program to improve transfusion practice in a district general hospital
Development of a blood transfusion website in a hospital trust
Reasons for elimination of blood units as a marker of transfusion service efficiency
Reforming transfusion medicine in Romania
Informed consent for transfusion - sample of current practices in Canadian hospitals
Utilizing the automated ABS2000 analyzer for routine transfusion service testing
An audit of nurse's knowledge of blood transfusion practice
Analysis of therapeutic effects of blood platelet transfusion in 211 patients
Blood components transfusion practice in a university hospital
Changes in whole blood and red blood cell use
Concept to coordinate laboratory ABD
Superficiality in the request of anti-PLT antibody research for neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
The development of a national clinical policy and guidelines for Serbia
Mobile multimedia terminal for ordering, issuing and administration of blood transfusion
Results of the event-reporting program
Transfusion in clinical practice
Treatment of hypoproteinemia in patients with renal failure and recipients of allogenic kidneys
Complex analysis of the errors made by participates in China NEQAS
Genotyping of CYP2C9 in transfusion practice
Positive Kleihauers
Anticoagulation clinics
Assessment of the rational and effective use of blood in surgery
Adverse event reporting system for blood and blood products
The association of cytokine gene polymorphism with FNHTR in politransfused patients
Establishing risk assessment management system in a large blood bank
Transmission and non-transmission of HIV by blood transfusion
Introduction of the DiaMed blood audit release system on a main issue fridge
An audit of blood fridge activity
Usefulness of a blood donation sample archive
Three-year prevalence of immediate transfusion reactions in BRNO Faculty Hospital
Telemedicine in the blood transfusion service
Reports of adverse events in blood transfusion in Slovenia in 2002–2003
Incidence of acute transfusion reactions using leuco-depleted components in a tertiary care hospital
Post-transfusion viral hepatitis C among children with β-thalassemia
Microchimerism in immune competent patients related to leukocyte content of the transfused red cells
Haemovigilance
Fatal ABO mismatch masked by massive transfusion
Male only fresh frozen plasma to reduce risk of transfusion-related acute lung injury
Treatment of patients with tumors by transfusions
Management of anemia in patients with chronic renal failure on permanent haemodialysis
Blood transfusion therapy
Use of blood, blood products and substitutes in women undergo radical hysterectomy by Werheim-meigs
Data on clinical use of blood in surgery in university hospital in Tirana
Perioperative transfusion requirements in blood group O compared with non-O orthopaedic patients
Evaluation of transfusion requirement for patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery
Iron deficiency erythropoiesis in autologous blood donors treated with EPO
Transfusion therapy in children
HDN surveillance
Audit of neonatal transfusion practice in India