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  1. Report Of New Alleles Or Antigens

    1. RHD Tyr311Stop encoded by a novel nonsense mutation

      Helene Polin, Eva Maria Matzhold, Peter Schlenke, Christian Gabriel, Martin Danzer and Thomas Wagner

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13702

  2. Original Research

    1. Motivations for donating and attitudes toward screening policies in US blood donors with viral infection

      Farnaz Vahidnia, Susan L. Stramer, Debra Kessler, Thelma T. Gonçalez, Beth H. Shaz, German Leparc, David E. Krysztof, Roger Y. Dodd, Simone A. Glynn, Brian Custer and for the NHLBI Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II (REDS-II)

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13678

    2. Study of red blood cell alloimmunization risk factors in multiply transfused thalassemia patients: role in improving thalassemia transfusion practice in Fayoum, Egypt

      Abeer Mohamed Abdelrazik, Shahira Morsy Elshafie, Manal Niazi El Said, Ghada M. Ezzat Ahmed, Al-Kassem Ahmed Al-Gamil, Mona Gamal Mostafa El Nahhas and Ahmed Ali Badie Sady

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13695

    3. Optimization of individualized graft composition: CD3/CD19 depletion combined with CD34 selection for haploidentical transplantation

      Sabine Huenecke, Melanie Bremm, Claudia Cappel, Ruth Esser, Andrea Quaiser, Halvard Bonig, Andrea Jarisch, Jan Soerensen, Thomas Klingebiel, Peter Bader and Ulrike Koehl

      Version of Record online: 27 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13694


    1. Safety and efficacy of cryopreserved autologous platelet concentrates in HLA-alloimmunized patients with hematologic malignancies

      Bernhard Gerber, Lorenzo Alberio, Sophie Rochat, Frank Stenner, Markus G. Manz, Andy Buser, Urs Schanz and Georg Stussi

      Version of Record online: 24 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13690

    2. Changes in blood center red blood cell distributions in the era of patient blood management: the trends for collection (TFC) study

      Mark H. Yazer, Bryon Jackson, Neil Beckman, Stuart Chesneau, Patrick Bowler, Meghan Delaney, Dana Devine, Stephen Field, Marc Germain, Mike F. Murphy, Merlyn Sayers, Beth Shaz, Eilat Shinar, Minoko Takanashi, Ralph Vassallo, Crispin Wickenden, Vered Yahalom, Kevin Land and on behalf of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusions (BEST) Collaborative

      Version of Record online: 24 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13696

    3. Characterization of posttransfusion Plasmodium falciparum infection in semi-immune nonparasitemic patients

      Jean-Pierre Allain, Sonny Michael Assennato, Eric N. Osei, Alex K. Owusu-Ofori, Susanne Marschner, Raymond P. Goodrich and Shirley Owusu-Ofori

      Version of Record online: 24 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13706

    4. Identification of a novel frequent RHCE*ce308T variant allele in Chinese D– individuals, resulting in a C+c– phenotype

      Tamara C. Stegmann, Yanli Ji, Renate Bijman, Zhen Wang, Jizhi Wen, Ling Wei, Barbera Veldhuisen, Lonneke Haer-Wigman, Peter Lighthart, Martin Lodén-van Straaten, Guangping Luo and C. Ellen van der Schoot

      Version of Record online: 24 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13709



    1. Probable transfusion-transmitted Zika virus in Brazil

      Maria L. Barjas-Castro, Rodrigo N. Angerami, Mariana S. Cunha, Akemi Suzuki, Juliana S. Nogueira, Iray M. Rocco, Adriana Y. Maeda, Fernanda G.S. Vasami, Gizelda Katz, Ilka F.S.F. Boin, Raquel S.B. Stucchi, Mariângela R. Resende, Danillo L.A. Esposito, Renato P. de Souza, Benedito A. da Fonseca and Marcelo Addas-Carvalho

      Version of Record online: 21 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13681


    1. Where do Trypanosoma cruzi go? The distribution of parasites in blood components from fractionated infected whole blood

      Beatriz Cancino-Faure, Roser Fisa, Cristina Riera, Enrique Girona-Llobera and Teresa Jimenez-Marco

      Version of Record online: 19 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13687


    1. Remobilization of hematopoietic stem cells in healthy donors for allogeneic transplantation

      Mark A. Fiala, Soo Park, Michael Slade, John F. DiPersio and Keith E. Stockerl-Goldstein

      Version of Record online: 17 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13688

  8. Original Research


    1. Viral nucleic acids in human plasma pools

      Wen Zhang, Linlin Li, Xutao Deng, Johannes Blümel, C. Micha Nübling, Andreas Hunfeld, Sally A. Baylis and Eric Delwart

      Version of Record online: 16 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13692

    2. Impact of informing donors of low ferritin results

      Mindy Goldman, Samra Uzicanin, Jenna Scalia, Vito Scalia and Sheila F. O'Brien

      Version of Record online: 16 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13691

  10. Original Research


    1. Transfusion-transmitted malaria not preventable by current blood donor screening guidelines: a case report

      Arthur Holtzclaw, Zorana Mrsic, Jim Managbanag, Tatjana Calvano and Christopher Colombo

      Version of Record online: 13 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13680

  12. Original Research

    1. Peptide inhibitor of complement C1 modulates acute intravascular hemolysis of mismatched red blood cells in rats

      Parvathi S. Kumar, Haree K. Pallera, Pamela S. Hair, Magdielis Gregory Rivera, Tushar A. Shah, Alice L. Werner, Frank A. Lattanzio, Kenji M. Cunnion and Neel K. Krishna

      Version of Record online: 10 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13674

  13. Report of New Alleles or Antigens

  14. Commentary

    1. Zika virus: a new threat to the safety of the blood supply with worldwide impact and implications

      Marion C. Lanteri, Steven H. Kleinman, Simone A. Glynn, Didier Musso, W. Keith Hoots, Brian S. Custer, Ester C. Sabino and Michael P. Busch

      Version of Record online: 9 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13677

  15. Original Research

    1. Hemostatic properties and protein expression profile of therapeutic apheresis plasma treated with amotosalen and ultraviolet A for pathogen inactivation

      Philippe Ohlmann, Béatrice Hechler, Philippe Chafey, Catherine Ravanat, Hervé Isola, Marie-Louise Wiesel, Jean-Pierre Cazenave and Christian Gachet

      Version of Record online: 1 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13670

    2. Associations of ABO, D, and Lewis blood groups and HLA Class I and Class II alleles with West Nile virus Lineage 2 disease outcome in Greece, 2010 to 2013

      Constantina Politis, Myrsini Parara, Jenny Kremastinou, Eleni Hasapopoulou, Aliki Iniotaki, Alexandra Siorenta, Clive Richardson, Anna Papa, Lilian Kavallierou, Marina Asariotou, Olga Katsarou, Athina Mougiou, Lukas Dadiotis, Zafeiria Alexandropoulou, Angelica Megalou, Evangelia Magoula, Margarita Papadopoulou, Danai Pervanidou, Agoritsa Baka and Christos Hadjichristodoulou

      Version of Record online: 1 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13667


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      Impact of cord blood banking technologies on clinical outcome: a Eurocord/Cord Blood Committee (CTIWP), European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation and NetCord retrospective analysis

      Riccardo Saccardi, Luciana Tucunduva, Annalisa Ruggeri, Irina Ionescu, Gesine Koegler, Sergio Querol, Giuliano Grazzini, Lucilla Lecchi, Alessandro Nanni Costa, Cristina Navarrete, Fabienne Pouthiers, Jerome Larghero, Donna Regan, Taryn Freeman, Henrique Bittencourt, Chantal Kenzey, Myriam Labopin, Etienne Baudoux, Vanderson Rocha and Eliane Gluckman

      Version of Record online: 31 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13661

  17. Original Research

    1. Risk factors for transfusion in cesarean section deliveries at a tertiary hospital

      Yirong Bao, Chuanlu Xu, Xiaoxian Qu, Sijie Quan, Yinuo Dong and Hao Ying

      Version of Record online: 30 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13671

  18. Case Report

    1. Fetal RHD genotyping after bone marrow transplantation

      Florentine F. Thurik, Godelieve C.M.L. Page-Christiaens, Aicha Ait Soussan, Peter C. Ligthart, Goedele M.A.F. Cheroutre, Bernadette Bossers, Barbera Veldhuisen, C. Ellen van der Schoot and Masja de Haas

      Version of Record online: 30 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13669


    1. Potential impact on blood availability and donor iron status of changes to donor hemoglobin cutoff and interdonation intervals

      Bryan R. Spencer, Bryce Johnson, David J. Wright, Steven Kleinman, Simone A. Glynn, Ritchard G. Cable and for the REDS-II RISE Analysis Group

      Version of Record online: 30 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13663

  20. Brief Report

    1. Detection of erythroblast antibodies in mitogen-stimulated bone marrow cultures from patients with myelodysplastic syndromes

      Anna Zaninoni, Francesca G. Imperiali, Alessandra Cattaneo, Giulia Soverini, Francesca Binda, Laura Porretti, Agostino Cortelezzi and Wilma Barcellini

      Version of Record online: 27 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13652


    1. Predictors of high-quality cord blood units

      Sandra V.F. Santos, Sonia M.O. Barros, Marisa S. Santos, Luciana C. Marti, Andreza A.F. Ribeiro, Andrea T. Kondo and Jose M. Kutner

      Version of Record online: 27 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13653

  22. Original Research

    1. Decision-tree algorithm for optimized hematopoietic progenitor cell–based predictions in peripheral blood stem cell mobilization

      Chia-Yun Wu, Tzeon-Jye Chiou, Chun-Yu Liu, Feng-Chang Lin, Jeong-Shi Lin, Man-Hsin Hung, Liang-Tsai Hsiao, Chueh-Chuan Yen, Jyh-Pyng Gau, Hsiu-Ju Yen, Giun-Yi Hung, Hui-Chi Hsu, Cheng-Hwai Tzeng, Jing-Hwang Liu and Yuan-Bin Yu

      Version of Record online: 27 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13666


    1. Effect of iron supplementation on iron stores and total body iron after whole blood donation

      Ritchard G. Cable, Donald Brambilla, Simone A. Glynn, Steven Kleinman, Alan E. Mast, Bryan R. Spencer, Mars Stone, Joseph E. Kiss and for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-III (REDS-III)

      Version of Record online: 27 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13659

  24. Original Research

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      Serologic screening of United States blood donors for Babesia microti using an investigational enzyme immunoassay

      Andrew E. Levin, Phillip C. Williamson, Evan M. Bloch, Joan Clifford, Sherri Cyrus, Beth H. Shaz, Debra Kessler, Jed Gorlin, James L. Erwin, Neil X. Krueger, Greg V. Williams, Oksana Penezina, Sam R. Telford IV, John A. Branda, Peter J. Krause, Gary P. Wormser, Anna M. Schotthoefer, Thomas R. Fritsche and Michael P. Busch

      Version of Record online: 25 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13618



    1. Outcome of Jehovah's Witnesses after adult cardiac surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studies

      Francesco Vasques, Eeva-Maija Kinnunen, Marek Pol, Giovanni Mariscalco, Francesco Onorati and Fausto Biancari

      Version of Record online: 20 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13657


    1. Red blood cell transfusion triggers in acute leukemia: a randomized pilot study

      Amy E. DeZern, Katherine Williams, Marianna Zahurak, Wesley Hand, R. Scott Stephens, Karen E. King, Steven M. Frank and Paul M. Ness

      Version of Record online: 20 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13658

    2. Blood group A and D negativity are associated with symptomatic West Nile virus infection

      Zhanna Kaidarova, Marjorie D. Bravo, Hany T. Kamel, Brian S. Custer, Michael P. Busch and Marion C. Lanteri

      Version of Record online: 18 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13622

  28. Report of New Alleles or Antigens

    1. New silent and weak D alleles: molecular characterization and associated antigen density

      Lugdivine Filosa, Sophie Beley, Jacques Chiaroni, Pascal Bailly and Monique Silvy

      Version of Record online: 18 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13655


    1. A prospective evaluation of chronic Babesia microti infection in seroreactive blood donors

      Evan M. Bloch, Andrew E. Levin, Phillip C. Williamson, Sherri Cyrus, Beth H. Shaz, Debra Kessler, Jed Gorlin, Roberta Bruhn, Tzong-Hae Lee, Leilani Montalvo, Hany Kamel and Michael P. Busch

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13617


    1. How do I interpret a confidence interval?

      Sheila F. O'Brien and Qi Long Yi

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13635


    1. Evidence of benefits from using fresh and cryopreserved blood to transfuse patients with acute sickle cell disease

      Philippe Chadebech, Marie-Amélie de Ménorval, Gwellaouen Bodivit, Armand Mekontso-Dessap, Sadaf Pakdaman, Alicia Jouard, Frédéric Galactéros, Philippe Bierling, Anoosha Habibi and France Pirenne

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13636

    2. Antioxidant power as a quality control marker for completeness of amotosalen and ultraviolet A photochemical treatments in platelet concentrates and plasma units

      Mélanie Abonnenc, David Crettaz, Philippe Tacchini, Luciana Di Vincenzo, Giona Sonego, Michel Prudent, Jean-Daniel Tissot and Niels Lion

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13638

    3. A targeted immunomic approach identifies diagnostic antigens in the human pathogen Babesia microti

      Emmanuel Cornillot, Amina Dassouli, Niseema Pachikara, Lauren Lawres, Isaline Renard, Celia Francois, Sylvie Randazzo, Virginie Brès, Aprajita Garg, Janna Brancato, Joseph E. Pazzi, Jozelyn Pablo, Chris Hung, Andy Teng, Adam D. Shandling, Vu T. Huynh, Peter J. Krause, Timothy Lepore, Stephane Delbecq, Gary Hermanson, Xiaowu Liang, Scott Williams, Douglas M. Molina and Choukri Ben Mamoun

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13640



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      Detection of hepatitis C virus (HCV) core–specific antibody suggests occult HCV infection among blood donors

      Juan A. Quiroga, Ana Avellón, Javier Bartolomé, María Andréu, Elena Flores, María I. González, Rocío González, Sonia Pérez, Luis A. Richart, Inmaculada Castillo, Javier Alcover, Ricardo Palacios, Vicente Carreño and José M. Echevarría

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13645

    2. Collection and immunoselection of CD34+ cells: the impact of age, sex, and diabetes in patients with chronic heart failure

      Petra Konecnik Kresnik, Metka Krasna, Primoz Rozman, Bojan Vrtovec and Elvira Malicev

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13646

    3. The HLA-DRB1*15 phenotype is associated with multiple red blood cell and HLA antibody responsiveness

      Esther P. Verduin, Anneke Brand, Leo M.G. van de Watering, Dave L. Roelen, Humphrey H.H. Kanhai, Ilias I.N. Doxiadis, Frans H.J. Claas and Henk Schonewille

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13648


    1. Cryoprecipitate indications and patterns of use in the pediatric intensive care unit: inappropriate transfusions and lack of standardization

      Robert A. DeSimone, Marianne E. Nellis, Ruchika Goel, Thorsten Haas, Ljiljana Vasovic and Melissa M. Cushing

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13649


    1. Ferric carboxymaltose with or without erythropoietin in anemic patients with hip fracture: a randomized clinical trial

      Máximo Bernabeu-Wittel, Manuel Romero, Manuel Ollero-Baturone, Reyes Aparicio, José Murcia-Zaragoza, Manuel Rincón-Gómez, Rafael Monte-Secades, María Melero-Bascones, Clara M. Rosso, Alberto Ruiz-Cantero and on behalf of the PAHFRAC-01 Investigators

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13624

  36. Original Research

    1. Declining blood collection and utilization in the United States

      Koo-Whang Chung, Sridhar V. Basavaraju, Yi Mu, Katharina L. van Santen, Kathryn A. Haass, Richard Henry, James Berger and Matthew J. Kuehnert

      Version of Record online: 12 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13644


    1. Metabolites in stored platelets associated with platelet recoveries and survivals

      James C. Zimring, Sherrill Slichter, Katherine Odem-Davis, Jacob R. Felcyn, Linda M. Kapp, Lauren N. Bell, P. Ross Gunst, Jill Corson, Mary Kay Jones, Esther Pellham, S. Lawrence Bailey and Xiaoyun Fu

      Version of Record online: 9 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13631


    1. Anti-HI can cause a severe delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction with hyperhemolysis in sickle cell disease patients

      Clara Ibanez, Anoosha Habibi, Armand Mekontso-Dessap, Philippe Chadebech, Btissam Chami, Philippe Bierling, Frédéric Galactéros, Claire Rieux, Joëlle Nataf, Pablo Bartolucci, Thierry Peyrard and France Pirenne

      Version of Record online: 3 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13611


    1. Barcode error leading to sample misidentification during blood grouping

      Shamee Shastry, Sreedevi Sreelekshmi, Manish Raturi and Poornima Baliga

      Version of Record online: 3 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13637


    1. An alternative to dextran for the thawing of cord blood units

      Marc Cloutier, Carl Simard, Christine Jobin, Diane Fournier and Sonia Néron

      Version of Record online: 3 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13633

  41. Case Report

  42. Report of New Alleles or Antigens

    1. A new RHCE variant allele, RHCE*48C,1170T,1193A

      Josée Lavoie, Carole Éthier and Maryse St-Louis

      Version of Record online: 26 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13629

  43. Original Research


    1. No association between donor age and recipient outcomes: transfusion of plasma in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery

      Nicole R. Guinn, Nathan H. Waldron, Mary L. Cooter, Corinne L. Goldberg, Miklos D. Kertai, Karthik Raghunathan, Nicholas Bandarenko, Maureane Hoffman and Elliott Bennett-Guerrero

      Version of Record online: 22 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13616

  45. Original Research


    1. Platelet transfusion therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: bacterial contamination, recipient characteristics, and acute transfusion reactions

      Heather A. Hume, Henry Ddungu, Racheal Angom, Hannington Baluku, Henry Kajumbula, Dorothy Kyeyune-Byabazaire, Jackson Orem, Sandra Ramirez-Arcos and Aaron A.R. Tobian

      Version of Record online: 15 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13594


    1. Postnatal cytomegalovirus infection: a pilot comparative effectiveness study of transfusion safety using leukoreduced-only transfusion strategy

      Meghan Delaney, Dennis Mayock, Andrea Knezevic, Colette Norby-Slycord, Elizabeth Kleine, Ravi Patel, Kirk Easley and Cassandra Josephson

      Version of Record online: 15 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13605


    1. Red blood cells stored 35 days or more are associated with adverse outcomes in high-risk patients

      Ruchika Goel, Daniel J. Johnson, Andrew V. Scott, Aaron A.R. Tobian, Paul M. Ness, Enika Nagababu and Steven M. Frank

      Version of Record online: 8 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13559

  49. Case Report


    1. ADAMTS13 autoantibodies cloned from patients with acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: 1. Structural and functional characterization in vitro

      Eric M. Ostertag, Stephen Kacir, Michelle Thiboutot, Gayathri Gulendran, X. Long Zheng, Douglas B. Cines and Don L. Siegel

      Version of Record online: 4 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13584

    2. ADAMTS13 autoantibodies cloned from patients with acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: 2. Pathogenicity in an animal model

      Eric M. Ostertag, Khalil Bdeir, Stephen Kacir, Michelle Thiboutot, Gayathri Gulendran, Lenka Yunk, Vincent M. Hayes, David G. Motto, Mortimer Poncz, X. Long Zheng, Douglas B. Cines and Don L. Siegel

      Version of Record online: 4 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13583


    1. Discriminating complement-mediated acute transfusion reaction for type O+ red blood cells transfused into a B+ recipient with the complement hemolysis using human erythrocytes (CHUHE) assay

      Kenji M. Cunnion, Pamela S. Hair, Neel K. Krishna, Pamela H. Whitley, Corinne L. Goldberg, Emmanuel A. Fadeyi and Lanne Y. Maes

      Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13592

  52. Original Research

    1. Hemoglobin assessment: precision and practicability evaluated in the Netherlands—the HAPPEN study

      A. Mireille Baart, Wim L.A.M. de Kort, Katja van den Hurk and Pieternel C.M. Pasker-de Jong

      Version of Record online: 9 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13546


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