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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Although the incidence of TRALI is unknown in Brazil, some blood centers have adopted strategies to prevent TRALI. We evaluated the impact of three policies to mitigate(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the OpenArray platform for genetic testing of blood donors and to assess the genotype frequencies of nucleotide-polymorphisms (SNPs) associated with(More)
OBJECTIVE Deferral of blood donors due to low hematocrit and iron depletion is commonly reported in blood banks worldwide. This study evaluated the risk factors for low hematocrit and iron depletion(More)