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Measures to prevent transfusion‐related acute lung injury (TRALI)
H. W. Reesink, J. Lee, A. Keller, P. Dennington, J. Pink, R. Holdsworth, H. Schennach, M. Goldman, T. Petraszko, J. Sun, Y. Meng, K. Qian, V. Rehacek, P. Turek, T. Krusius, E. Juvonen, P. Tiberghien,Expand
International survey on NAT testing of blood donations: expanding implementation and yield from 1999 to 2009
International survey on NAT testing of blood donations : expanding implementation and yield from 1999 to 2009.
Deferral of males who had sex with other males
This International Forum seeks to describe approaches to this issue and challenges to the status quo, in a snapshot in time, by comparing international practice on donor history questionnaires for the determination of blood donor eligibility. Expand
Cord blood banking
Although it is unknown how many cord blood samples are currently banked and have been transplanted worldwide, the figures of the international registration of World Marrow Donor Association (WHDA) show an increase of cord blood use, in addition to other sources of unrelated HSCT (Fig. 1). Expand
The use of malaria antibody tests in the prevention of transfusion‐transmitted malaria
The International Forum of Vox Sanguinis is meant to obtain information concerning important and controversial subjects of transfusion medicine, and it seemed therefore of interest to evaluate the preventive measures taken in non-endemic areas. Expand
Logistics of platelet concentrateses
[Diagnostic and prognostic value of interleukin-6 in malignant non-Hodgkin's lymphomas].
IL-6 is a good prognostic marker in NHL and associated with the activity of a malignant process, and there was a significant decrease of the total survival rates of NHL with serum IL-6 found. Expand
[The spread of antibodies to cytomegalovirus and Toxoplasma among donors of blood components].
Among young males in the northwestern region of Russia three fourths were found to be seropositive to cytomegalovirus and one third, to Toxoplasma, and in older ages the proportion of seropOSitive persons somewhat increased. Expand
Prophylactic platelet transfusions
H.R. Pietersz, H. Reesink, S. Panzer, M. Lambermont, V. Legrand, A. Leitner, W. Rabitsch, C. Tardivel, F. Garban, R. Sawant, P. Williams, D. Ross & E. Snyder. Expand
[Various cellular mechanisms of the action of laser irradiation of blood].
Effect of in vitro exposure to therapeutic He-Ne laser at a wave-length of 630 nm in two modes, 2 and 6 mWt, on the function of blood cells is studied. Exposure to 6 mWt resulted in spontaneousExpand