Transfusion

Cover image for Vol. 48 Issue 8

August 2008

Volume 48, Issue 8

Pages 1529–1769

  1. In this issue

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. In this issue (page 1529)

      Article first published online: 29 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01854.x

  2. COMMITTEE REPORT

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Transfusion recipient epidemiology and outcomes research: possibilities for the future (pages 1530–1537)

      Christopher D. Hillyer, Neil Blumberg, Simone A. Glynn, Paul M. Ness and for the members of the NHLBI Working Group in Transfusion Recipient Epidemiology and Outcomes Research

      Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01807.x

  3. EDITORIALS

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
  4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Blocked D phenomenon (pages 1545–1546)

      Bushra Moiz, Muhammad Salman, Nausheen Kamran and Naseem Shamsuddin

      Article first published online: 29 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01773.x

  5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
  6. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Detection of bacteria in stored red cell products using a culture-based bacterial detection system (pages 1550–1557)

      Cyndi L. Chen, Jing-Chen Yu, Stein Holme, Michael R. Jacobs, Roslyn Yomtovian and Carl P. McDonald

      Article first published online: 2 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01716.x

    2. Experience of German Red Cross blood donor services with nucleic acid testing: results of screening more than 30 million blood donations for human immunodeficiency virus-1, hepatitis C virus, and hepatitis B virus (pages 1558–1566)

      Michael K. Hourfar, Christine Jork, Volkmar Schottstedt, Marijke Weber-Schehl, Veronika Brixner, Michael P. Busch, Geert Geusendam, Knut Gubbe, Christina Mahnhardt, Uschi Mayr-Wohlfart, Lutz Pichl, W. Kurt Roth, Michael Schmidt, Erhard Seifried, David J. Wright and German Red Cross NAT Study Group

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01718.x

    3. Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 incidence among blood donors in France, 1992 through 2006: use of an immunoassay to identify recent infections (pages 1567–1575)

      Josiane Pillonel, Francis Barin, Syria Laperche, Pascale Bernillon, Stéphane Le Vu, Sylvie Brunet, Damien Thierry, Jean-Claude Desenclos and the “Transfusion-Transmissible Agents Working Group” of the French Society of Blood Transfusion

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01739.x

  7. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Regional and temporal variation in American Red Cross blood donations, 1995 to 2005 (pages 1576–1583)

      Stephen O. Crawford, Nicholas G. Reich, Ming-Wen An, Ron Brookmeyer, Thomas A. Louis, Kenrad E. Nelson, Edward P. Notari, Jonathan Trouern-Trend and Shimian Zou

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01755.x

    2. Thrombin generation before and after multicomponent blood collection (pages 1584–1590)

      Christina Cimenti, Sabine Sipurzynski, Siegfried Gallistl, Andrea Rosenkranz, Michael Hiden, Bettina Leschnik, Katharina Schallmoser, Gerhard Lanzer and Wolfgang E. Muntean

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01757.x

  8. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Immunomodulatory effects of blood transfusions: the synergic role of soluble HLA Class I free heavy-chain molecules detectable in blood components (pages 1591–1597)

      Massimo Ghio, Paola Contini, Gianluca Ubezio, Clemente Mazzei, Franco Puppo and Franco Indiveri

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01720.x

    2. Hemolytic transfusion reactions after administration of intravenous immune (gamma) globulin: a case series analysis (pages 1598–1601)

      Zohra Daw, Ruth Padmore, Doris Neurath, Nancy Cober, Melanie Tokessy, Diane Desjardins, Bernhard Olberg, Alan Tinmouth and Antonio Giulivi

      Article first published online: 2 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01721.x

    3. A probable case of hepatitis B virus transfusion transmission revealed after a 13-month-long window period (pages 1602–1608)

      Silvano Wendel, José E. Levi, Silvana Biagini, Daniel Candotti and Jean-Pierre Allain

      Article first published online: 2 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01723.x

    4. Microchimerism decades after transfusion among combat-injured US veterans from the Vietnam, Korean, and World War II conflicts (pages 1609–1615)

      Garth H. Utter, Tzong-Hae Lee, Ryan M. Rivers, Lani Montalvo, Li Wen, Daniel M. Chafets, William F. Reed and Michael P. Busch

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01758.x

    5. α-Hemoglobin stabilizing protein is not a suitable marker for a screening test for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (pages 1616–1626)

      Nigel E.J. Appleford, Kim Wilson, Fiona Houston, Lesley J. Bruce, Alex Morrison, Matthew Bishop, Kevin Chalmers, Gino Miele, Edwin Massey, Chris Prowse, Jean Manson, Robert G. Will, Michael Clinton, Ian MacGregor and David J. Anstee

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01759.x

  9. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. A clinical study on the feasibility of autologous cord blood transfusion for anemia of prematurity (pages 1634–1643)

      Chantal M. Khodabux, Jeannette S. Von Lindern, Joost A. Van Hilten, Sicco Scherjon, Frans J. Walther and Anneke Brand

      Article first published online: 23 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01747.x

  10. BLOOD COMPONENTS

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Investigation into A antigen expression on O2 heterozygous group O–labeled red blood cell units (pages 1650–1657)

      Mark H. Yazer, Annika K. Hult, Åsa Hellberg, Bahram Hosseini-Maaf, Monica M. Palcic and Martin L. Olsson

      Article first published online: 13 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01732.x

    2. The effect of gamma irradiation on the quality of apheresis platelets during storage for 7 days (pages 1669–1675)

      Nahreen Tynngård, Monika Studer, Tomas L. Lindahl, Marie Trinks and Gösta Berlin

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01746.x

    3. Photochemical inactivation with amotosalen and long-wavelength ultraviolet light of Plasmodium and Babesia in platelet and plasma components (pages 1676–1684)

      Philippe Grellier, Jorge Benach, Mehdi Labaied, Sébastien Charneau, Horacio Gil, Gloria Monsalve, Ryan Alfonso, Lynette Sawyer, Lily Lin, Matthias Steiert and Kent Dupuis

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2007.01762.x

  11. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Antibody identification using both automated solid-phase red cell adherence assay and a tube polyethylene glycol antiglobulin method (pages 1693–1698)

      Chisa Yamada, Leana Serrano-Rahman, Ljiljana V. Vasovic, Kala Mohandas and Joan Uehlinger

      Article first published online: 13 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01736.x

    2. External quality assessment of platelet serology and human platelet antigen genotyping: a 10-year review (pages 1699–1706)

      Leendert Porcelijn, Wil Van Beers, Jan W. Gratama, Mars Van't Veer, Annie De Smet and Kees Sintnicolaas

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01748.x

  12. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Massive fetomaternal hemorrhage: clearance of fetal red blood cells after intravenous anti-D prophylaxis monitored by flow cytometry (pages 1707–1712)

      Rune Larsen, Adela Berkowicz, Thea Lousen, Morten Hedegaard, Frederik B. Clausen, Grethe R. Krog and Morten H. Dziegiel

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01740.x

    2. The suitability of hemolyzed specimens for compatibility testing using automated technology (pages 1713–1720)

      Alvaro Laga, Tracey Cheves, Sara Maroto, Michael Coutts and Joseph Sweeney

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01741.x

    3. One single dose of 200 μg of antenatal RhIG halves the risk of anti-D immunization and hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn in the next pregnancy (pages 1721–1729)

      Joke M. Koelewijn, Masja De Haas, Tanja G.M. Vrijkotte, Gouke J. Bonsel and C. Ellen Van Der Schoot

      Article first published online: 23 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01742.x

    4. A computer-assisted transfusion management system and changed transfusion practices contribute to appropriate management of blood components (pages 1730–1738)

      Akimichi Ohsaka, Katsumi Abe, Toshiya Ohsawa, Noriko Miyake, Shio Sugita and Ikuko Tojima

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01744.x

  13. REVIEW

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Epoetin-associated pure red cell aplasia: past, present, and future considerations (pages 1754–1762)

      June M. McKoy, Robin E. Stonecash, Denis Cournoyer, Jerome Rossert, Allen R. Nissenson, Dennis W. Raisch, Nicole Casadevall and Charles L. Bennett

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01749.x

  14. COMMENTARY

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Giving plasma at a 1:1 ratio with red cells in resuscitation: who might benefit? (pages 1763–1765)

      John R. Hess, Richard B. Dutton, John B. Holcomb and Thomas M. Scalea

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01743.x

  15. LETERS TO THE EDITOR

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    4. EDITORIALS
    5. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    6. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    7. BLOOD COMPONENT TESTING
    8. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    9. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    10. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    11. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    12. IMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    13. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    14. REVIEW
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. LETERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Sporadic leukoreduction filter failure during red blood cell component preparation: beware of rapid filtration (pages 1766–1767)

      Jeanne K. Wang, Sherry L. Sheldon, Harvey G. Klein, Susan F. Leitman and David F. Stroncek

      Article first published online: 29 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01818.x

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