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Edited By: Paul M. Ness

Impact Factor: 3.225

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 23/68 (Hematology)

Online ISSN: 1537-2995

Society Information

Established in 1947, AABB is an international association of blood banks, including hospital and community blood centers, transfusion and transplantation services and individuals involved in activities related to transfusion and transplantation medicine. AABB supports high standards of medical, technical and administrative performance, scientific investigation, clinical application and education. It is dedicated to encouraging the voluntary donation of blood and other tissues and organs through education, public information and research. AABB member facilities are responsible for collecting virtually all of the nation’s blood supply and transfusing more than 80 percent. More than 2,200 institutions (community and hospital blood banks, hospital transfusion services and laboratories) and 8,500 individuals are members of AABB, including physicians, scientists, administrators, medical technologists, blood donor recruiters and public relations personnel. Members are located in all 50 states and 80 foreign countries. AABB’s active membership provides direction to the Association through its elected Board of Directors, and more than 30 committees of volunteer professionals.

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