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    1. Septic transfusion case caused by a platelet pool with visible clotting due to contamination with Staphylococcus aureus

      Maria Loza-Correa, Yuntong Kou, Mariam Taha, Miloslav Kalab, Jennifer Ronholm, Patrick M. Schlievert, Michael P. Cahill, Robert Skeate, Christine Cserti-Gazdewich and Sandra Ramirez-Arcos

      Version of Record online: 16 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14049

  2. Original Research

    1. Trends in US minority red blood cell unit donations

      Mark H. Yazer, Meghan Delaney, Marc Germain, Matthew S. Karafin, Merlyn Sayers, Ralph Vassallo, Alyssa Ziman, Beth Shaz and on behalf of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative

      Version of Record online: 16 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14039


    1. Relative analytical sensitivity of donor nucleic acid amplification technology screening and diagnostic real-time polymerase chain reaction assays for detection of Zika virus RNA

      Mars Stone, Marion C. Lanteri, Sonia Bakkour, Xutao Deng, Susan A. Galel, Jeffrey M. Linnen, Jorge L. Muñoz-Jordán, Robert S. Lanciotti, Maria Rios, Pierre Gallian, Didier Musso, José E. Levi, Ester C. Sabino, Lark L. Coffey and Michael P. Busch

      Version of Record online: 14 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14031

    2. Mutations of the KLF1 gene detected in Japanese with the In(Lu) phenotype

      Miho Kawai, Kumi Obara, Takayuki Onodera, Takayuki Enomoto, Kenichi Ogasawara, Hatsue Tsuneyama, Makoto Uchikawa and Shoichi Inaba

      Version of Record online: 14 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13990


    1. Pathogen safety of a pasteurized four-factor human prothrombin complex concentrate preparation using serial 20N virus filtration

      Thomas Nowak, Birgit Popp, Albrecht Gröner, Wolfram Schäfer, Uwe Kalina, Karlheinz Enssle and Nathan J. Roth

      Version of Record online: 12 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14010


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      Cancer type predicts alloimmunization following RhD-incompatible RBC transfusions

      Komal Arora, James Kelley, Dawen Sui, Jing Ning, Fernando Martinez, Benjamin Lichtiger and Ashok Tholpady

      Version of Record online: 12 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13999


  7. Case Reports

    1. A report of cerebral malaria treated with automated red blood cell exchange

      Waseem Q. Anani, Gerald P. Smith, Mehraboon Irani and Kathleen E. Puca

      Version of Record online: 10 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14013


    1. Patient age and number of apheresis days may predict development of secondary myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myelogenous leukemia after high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation for lymphoma

      Isabell Ge, Rima M. Saliba, Farzaneh Maadani, Uday R. Popat, Muzaffar H. Qazilbash, Sai Ravi Pingali, Nina Shah, Sairah Ahmed, Qaiser Bashir, Yago Nieto, Richard E. Champlin and Chitra Hosing

      Version of Record online: 10 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14016


    1. Zika virus and blood transfusion: the experience of French Polynesia

      Damien Bierlaire, Sylvie Mauguin, Julien Broult and Didier Musso

      Version of Record online: 10 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14028


    1. Standardizing the freeze-thaw preparation of growth factors from platelet lysate

      Gabriel Strandberg, Felix Sellberg, Pehr Sommar, Martin Ronaghi, Norbert Lubenow, Folke Knutson and David Berglund

      Version of Record online: 9 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13998

    2. Hemoglobin screening in blood donors: a prospective study assessing the value of an invasive and a noninvasive point-of-care device for donor safety

      Dorien De Clippel, Leen Van Heddegem, Giovani Vandewalle, Philippe Vandekerckhove and Veerle Compernolle

      Version of Record online: 6 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13987

    3. Single-unit transfusions and hemoglobin trigger: relative impact on red cell utilization

      William W. Yang, Rajiv N. Thakkar, Eric A. Gehrie, Weiyun Chen and Steven M. Frank

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14000

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      Amustaline (S-303) treatment inactivates high levels of Zika virus in red blood cell components

      Andrew Laughhunn, Felicia Santa Maria, Julien Broult, Marion C. Lanteri, Adonis Stassinopoulos, Didier Musso and Maite Aubry

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13993


    1. First description of a D-CE-D hybrid gene on a weak D Type 2 molecular background

      Thomas Granier, Jacques Chiaroni, Pascal Bailly and Monique Silvy

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14023


    1. Risk of exposure to blood products during pregnancy: guidance for Zika and other donor deferral policies

      Malia S.Q. Murphy, Nadine Shehata, Jo Ann Colas, Michaël Chassé, Dean A. Fergusson, Sheila F. O'Brien, Mindy Goldman, Alan Tinmouth, Alan J. Forster and Kumanan Wilson

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14001

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      First Zika-positive donations in the continental United States

      Susan A. Galel, Phillip C. Williamson, Michael P. Busch, Danielle Stanek, Sonia Bakkour, Mars Stone, Kai Lu, Scott Jones, Susan N. Rossmann, Lisa Lee Pate and the cobas Zika IND Study Group

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14029

    3. Qualitative assessment of pica experienced by frequent blood donors

      Melanie C. Chansky, Melissa R. King, Walter Bialkowski, Barbara J. Bryant, Joseph E. Kiss, Pam D'Andrea, Ritchard G. Cable, Bryan R. Spencer and Alan E. Mast

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13981



    1. A probable case of West Nile virus transfusion transmission

      Jamel A. Groves, Hedyeh Shafi, Jim H. Nomura, Ross M. Herron, Devin Baez, Roger Y. Dodd and Susan L. Stramer

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14018


    1. Process mining is an underutilized clinical research tool in transfusion medicine

      Jason G. Quinn, David M. Conrad and Calvino K. Cheng

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13995


    1. How to quantify microparticles in RBCs? A validated flow cytometry method allows the detection of an increase in microparticles during storage

      Clémentine Gamonet, Guillaume Mourey, Sophie Aupet, Sabéha Biichle, Régis Petitjean, Chrystelle Vidal, Aurore Pugin, Christian Naegelen, Pierre Tiberghien, Pascal Morel, Fanny Angelot-Delettre, Estelle Seilles, Philippe Saas, Laurent Bardiaux and Francine Garnache-Ottou

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13989

    2. Blood Group Antigen Matching Influence on Gestational Outcomes (AMIGO) study

      Meghan Delaney, Agneta Wikman, Leo van de Watering, Henk Schonewille, Jennie P. Verdoes, Stephen P. Emery, Michael F. Murphy, Julie Staves, Susanne Flach, Donald M. Arnold, Richard M. Kaufman, Alyssa Ziman, Sarah K. Harm, Mark Fung, Catherine S. Eppes, Nancy M. Dunbar, Andreas Buser, Erin Meyer, Helen Savoia, Padmakumari Abeysinghe, Nancy Heddle, Alan Tinmouth, Aicha N. Traore, Mark H. Yazer and for the BEST Collaborative

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13977

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      Improved outcomes and reduced costs associated with a health-system–wide patient blood management program: a retrospective observational study in four major adult tertiary-care hospitals

      Michael F. Leahy, Axel Hofmann, Simon Towler, Kevin M. Trentino, Sally A. Burrows, Stuart G. Swain, Jeffrey Hamdorf, Trudi Gallagher, Audrey Koay, Gary C. Geelhoed and Shannon L. Farmer

      Version of Record online: 2 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14006

    4. Spherocytic shift of red blood cells during storage provides a quantitative whole cell–based marker of the storage lesion

      Camille Roussel, Michaël Dussiot, Mickaël Marin, Alexandre Morel, Papa Alioune Ndour, Julien Duez, Caroline Le Van Kim, Olivier Hermine, Yves Colin, Pierre A. Buffet and Pascal Amireault

      Version of Record online: 1 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14015

    5. Factors influencing platelet clumping during peripheral blood hematopoietic stem cell collection

      Gagan Mathur, Sarah L. Mott, Laura Collins, Gail A. Nelson, C. Michael Knudson and Annette J. Schlueter

      Version of Record online: 1 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14022

    6. Practical approaches and costs for provisioning safe transfusions during anti-CD38 therapy

      Waseem Q. Anani, Marisela G. Marchan, Kathleen M. Bensing, Michael Schanen, Cindy Piefer, Jerome L. Gottschall and Gregory A. Denomme

      Version of Record online: 1 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14021

    7. A national review of the clinical use of group O D– red blood cell units

      Rena Hirani, Janet Wong, Perfecto Diaz, Phillip Mondy, Chris Hogan, Peta M. Dennington, Joanne Pink and David O. Irving

      Version of Record online: 1 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14012



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      Plasma treated with amotosalen and ultraviolet A light retains activity for hemostasis after 5 days post-thaw storage at 1 to 6oC

      Anna Erickson, Katie Waldhaus, Tovo David, Norman Huang, Salvador Rico, Laurence Corash, Nina Mufti and Richard J. Benjamin

      Version of Record online: 1 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13973


    1. Blood donation and testosterone replacement therapy

      Benjamin Chin-Yee, Alejandro Lazo-Langner, Terrie Butler-Foster, Cyrus Hsia and Ian Chin-Yee

      Version of Record online: 1 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13970


    1. Storage medium of platelet transfusions and the risk of transfusion-transmitted bacterial infections

      Aukje L. Kreuger, Rutger A. Middelburg, Jean-Louis H. Kerkhoffs, Martin R. Schipperus, Johanna C. Wiersum-Osselton and Johanna G. van der Bom

      Version of Record online: 31 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13969


    1. Psychopharmacologic treatment and blood transfusion in fast-track total hip and knee arthroplasty

      Silas Hinsch Gylvin, Christoffer Calov Jørgensen, Anders Fink-Jensen, Pär I. Johansson, Henrik Kehlet and on behalf of the Lundbeck Foundation Centre for Fast-track Hip and Knee Replacement Collaborative Group

      Version of Record online: 31 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13992


    1. Molecular characterization of 13 new RHD alleles

      Aline Floch, Aurelie Barrault, Alexandre G. De Brevern, Jennifer Martret, Kevin Gaillard, Laurent Devaux, Btissam Chami, Philippe Bierling, France Pirenne and Christophe Tournamille

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.14004


    1. Preprocedural platelet transfusion for patients with thrombocytopenia undergoing interventional radiology procedures is not associated with reduced bleeding complications

      Matthew A. Warner, David Woodrum, Andrew Hanson, Darrell R. Schroeder, Gregory Wilson and Daryl J. Kor

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13996



    1. Donating blood on a regular basis appears to reduce blood pressure, but appearances can be deceiving

      Christopher R. France, Janis L. France, Lina K. Himawan, Debra A. Kessler, Mark Rebosa and Beth H. Shaz

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13975

    2. Pulsed xenon flash treatment inactivates bacteria in apheresis platelet concentrates while preserving in vitro quality and functionality

      Hideki Abe, Masayuki Shiba, Yoshiyuki Niibe, Kenji Tadokoro and Masahiro Satake

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13984

    3. Additional intraarticular tranexamic acid further reduced postoperative blood loss compared to intravenous and topical bathed tranexamic acid in total hip arthroplasty: a retrospective sequential series study

      Nariaki Nakura, Kazuo Hirakawa, Satoshi Takayanagi, Akira Saito, Koji Tsuji, Yasunobu Tamaki, Shunsuke Ochiai and Masahiko Mihara

      Version of Record online: 30 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13968

    4. Reducing liberal red blood cell transfusions at an academic medical center

      Harry S. Saag, Claudette M. Lajam, Simon Jones, Nikita Lakomkin, Joseph A. Bosco III, Rebecca Wallack, Spiros G. Frangos, Prashant Sinha, Nicole Adler, Patti Ursomanno, Leora I. Horwitz and Frank M. Volpicelli

      Version of Record online: 30 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13967

    5. Dexamethasone promotes granulocyte mobilization by prolonging the half-life of granulocyte–colony-stimulating factor in healthy donors for granulocyte transfusions

      Ida H. Hiemstra, John L. van Hamme, Machiel H. Janssen, Timo K. van den Berg and Taco W. Kuijpers

      Version of Record online: 28 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13941

    6. HLA-DRB3*01:01 is a predictor of immunization against human platelet antigen-1a but not of the severity of fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia

      Sandra Wienzek-Lischka, Inke R. König, Eva-Maria Papenkort, Holger Hackstein, Sentot Santoso, Ulrich J. Sachs and Gregor Bein

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13950

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      Inactivation of Zika virus by solvent/detergent treatment of human plasma and other plasma-derived products and pasteurization of human serum albumin

      Denis Kühnel, Sebastian Müller, Alexander Pichotta, Kai Uwe Radomski, Andreas Volk and Torben Schmidt

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13964

    8. Histone deacetylase inhibitors suppress ABO transcription in vitro, leading to reduced expression of the antigens

      Yoichiro Takahashi, Rieko Kubo, Rie Sano, Tamiko Nakajima, Keiko Takahashi, Momoko Kobayashi, Hiroshi Handa, Junichi Tsukada and Yoshihiko Kominato

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13958


    1. Severe cardiac iron toxicity in two adults with sickle cell disease

      Hellen Oduor, Caterina P. Minniti, Alessandra Brofferio, Ahmed M. Gharib, Khaled Z. Abd-Elmoniem, Matthew M. Hsieh, John F. Tisdale and Courtney D. Fitzhugh

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13961


    1. Pathogen inactivation by riboflavin and ultraviolet light illumination accelerates the red blood cell storage lesion and promotes eryptosis

      Syed M. Qadri, Deborah Chen, Peter Schubert, Darian L. Perruzza, Varsha Bhakta, Dana V. Devine and William P. Sheffield

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13959

  28. Commentary

    1. Proposed revised nomenclature for transfusion-related acute lung injury

      Pearl Toy, Steven H. Kleinman and Mark R. Looney

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13944

  29. Original Research

    1. Discriminating the hemolytic risk of blood type A plasmas using the complement hemolysis using human erythrocytes (CHUHE) assay

      Kenji M. Cunnion, Pamela S. Hair, Neel K. Krishna, Megan A. Sass, Clinton W. Enos, Pamela H. Whitley, Lanne Y. Maes and Corinne L. Goldberg

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13948


    1. Anemia tolerance during normo-, hypo-, and hypervolemia

      Malte Krömker, Patrick Lauscher, Harry Kertscho, Kai Zacharowski, Peter Rosenberger and Jens Meier

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13942

    2. Relative efficacy of tranexamic acid and preoperative anemia treatment for reducing transfusions in total joint arthroplasty

      Joseph F. Styron, Alison K. Klika, Caleb R. Szubski, Deborah Tolich, Wael K. Barsoum and Carlos A. Higuera

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13955

    3. Poor stem cell harvest may not always be related to poor mobilization: lessons gained from a mobilization study in patients with β-thalassemia major

      Varnavas C. Constantinou, Asimina Bouinta, Garyfalia Karponi, Fani Zervou, Penelope-Georgia Papayanni, George Stamatoyannopoulos, Achilles Anagnostopoulos and Evangelia Yannaki

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13951



    1. A large national study of ferritin testing in Canadian blood donors

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

      Version of Record online: 9 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13956


    1. Acquired Factor XIII inhibitor associated with mantle cell lymphoma

      Christian P. Nixon, Elizabeth H. Prsic, Christine A. Guertin, Ryan L. Stevenson and Joseph D. Sweeney

      Version of Record online: 4 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13947


    1. An alloantibody in a homozygous GYP*Mur individual defines JENU (MNS49), a new high-frequency antigen on glycophorin B

      Genghis H. Lopez, Brett Wilson, Yew-Wah Liew, Pawinee Kupatawintu, Morakot Emthip, Catherine A. Hyland and Robert L. Flower

      Version of Record online: 4 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13952


    1. Usefulness of nucleic acid testing to reduce risk of hepatitis B virus transfusion-transmitted infection in Argentina: high rate of recent infections

      Sebastián Blanco, Marcos César Balangero, Mildre Cledy Valle, Oscar Luis Montini, Luis Horacio Carrizo and Sandra Verónica Gallego

      Version of Record online: 4 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13946


    1. A comparison of methods for estimating the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus infection in repeat blood donors

      Donald J. Brambilla, Michael P. Busch, Roger Y. Dodd, Simone A. Glynn, Steven H. Kleinman and for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood InstituteRecipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-III (REDS-III)

      Version of Record online: 1 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13939

  37. Original Research

    1. GADD45α is involved in the apoptosis of lymphocytes induced by riboflavin and ultraviolet light

      Peng Yang, Huiqin Wen, Tao Zhong, Hailiang Hu, Bangqiang Zhu, Kang Xia, Mo Xu and Maohong Bian

      Version of Record online: 1 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13945


    1. Deferral for low hemoglobin is not associated with increased risk of infection in Danish blood donors

      Sebastian R. Kotzé, Ole B. Pedersen, Mikkel S. Petersen, Erik Sørensen, Khoa Manh Dinh, Kathrine Agergård Kaspersen, Andreas S. Rigas, Henrik Hjalgrim, Klaus Rostgaard, Gustaf Edgren, Henrik Ullum and Christian Erikstrup

      Version of Record online: 29 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13931

    2. Quarantine versus pathogen-reduced plasma-coagulation factor content and rotational thromboelastometry coagulation

      Oliver M. Theusinger, David Goslings, Jan-Dirk Studt, Brigitte Brand-Staufer, Burkhardt Seifert, Donat R. Spahn and Beat M. Frey

      Version of Record online: 27 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13935

    3. A paired comparison of thawed and liquid plasma

      Lucy Backholer, Laura Green, Sian Huish, Sean Platton, Michael Wiltshire, Heidi Doughty, Elinor Curnow and Rebecca Cardigan

      Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13915

    4. A randomized controlled pilot study of VO2 max testing: a potential model for measuring relative in vivo efficacy of different red blood cell products

      Elliott Bennett-Guerrero, Evelyn L. Lockhart, Nicholas Bandarenko, Mary L. Campbell, Michael J. Natoli, Veronika K. Jamnik, Timothy R. Carter and Richard E. Moon

      Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13918

    5. Drone transportation of blood products

      Timothy Amukele, Paul M. Ness, Aaron A.R. Tobian, Joan Boyd and Jeff Street

      Version of Record online: 11 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13900

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      Inactivation and removal of Zika virus during manufacture of plasma-derived medicinal products

      Johannes Blümel, Didier Musso, Sebastian Teitz, Tomoyuki Miyabayashi, Klaus Boller, Barbara S. Schnierle and Sally A. Baylis

      Version of Record online: 12 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13873


    1. I am Cait, and I am a transgender blood donor

      Julie K. Karp and Nancy Hall

      Version of Record online: 5 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/trf.13865


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