Toward an understanding of transfusion-related acute lung injury: statement of a consensus panel

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  • Steven Kleinman,

    1. From Kleinman Biomedical Research, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Elora, Ontario; Canada; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; the Québec Public Health Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Tim Caulfield,

    1. From Kleinman Biomedical Research, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Elora, Ontario; Canada; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; the Québec Public Health Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Penny Chan,

    1. From Kleinman Biomedical Research, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Elora, Ontario; Canada; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; the Québec Public Health Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Robertson Davenport,

    1. From Kleinman Biomedical Research, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Elora, Ontario; Canada; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; the Québec Public Health Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Janice McFarland,

    1. From Kleinman Biomedical Research, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Elora, Ontario; Canada; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; the Québec Public Health Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Susan McPhedran,

    1. From Kleinman Biomedical Research, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Elora, Ontario; Canada; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; the Québec Public Health Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Maureen Meade,

    1. From Kleinman Biomedical Research, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Elora, Ontario; Canada; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; the Québec Public Health Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Douglas Morrison,

    1. From Kleinman Biomedical Research, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Elora, Ontario; Canada; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; the Québec Public Health Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Thomas Pinsent,

    1. From Kleinman Biomedical Research, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Elora, Ontario; Canada; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; the Québec Public Health Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Pierre Robillard,

    1. From Kleinman Biomedical Research, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Elora, Ontario; Canada; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; the Québec Public Health Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Peter Slinger

    1. From Kleinman Biomedical Research, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Elora, Ontario; Canada; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; the Québec Public Health Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Dr Meade is a Peter Lougheed Scholar of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

  • This Consensus Conference was funded by Canadian Blood Services and Héma-Québec, with additional support from the International Society of Blood Transfusion's Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) subcommittee.

Morris Blajchman, MD, Depts. of Pathology and Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main St., West, HSC 2N34, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3ZS; e-mail: blajchma@mcmaster.ca.

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