Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion

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Number Authors Title Journal
56 Pieter F. van der Meer, Margriet J. Dijkstra-Tiekstra, Anne Mahon, and Janny deWildt-Eggen for the BEST Collaborative. Counting platelets in platelet concentrates on hematology analyzers: a multicenter comparative study. Transfusion 2009, Jan, 49:81-90.
55 JP AuBuchon, J de Wildt-Eggen, LJ Dumont. Reducing the variation in the variation in performance of antibody titrations. Vox Sanguinis 2008;95:57-65 and Arch Pathol Lab Med 2008;132:1194-1201. (joint publication).
54 Walter Sunny Dzik, Neil Beckman, Kathleen Selleng, Nancy Heddle, Zbigniew Szczepiorkowski, Silvano Wendel, and Michael Murphy for the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Errors in patient specimen collection: application of statistical process control. Transfusion 2008 Oct;48(10):2143-51.
53 LJ Dumont, JP AuBuchon for the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Evaluation of proposed FDA criteria for the evaluation of radiolabeled red cell recovery trials. Transfusion 2008;48:1053-60.
51 Brand A, Eichler H, Szczepiorkowski ZM, Hess JR, Kekomaki R, McKenna DH, Pamphilon D, Reems J, Sacher RA, Takahashi TA, van de Watering LM; Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Viability does not necessarily reflect the hematopoietic progenitor cell potency of a cord blood unit: results of an interlaboratory exercise. Transfusion. 2008 Mar;48(3):546-9.
50 Eichler H, Nguyen XD, Roelen D, Celluzzi CM, McKenna D, Pamphilon D, Blair A, Read EJ, Takahashi TA, Szczepiorkowski ZM; Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion Collaborative. Multicenter study on in vitro characterization of dendritic cells. Cytotherapy. 2008;10(1):21-9.
49 Murphy MF, Casbard AC, Ballard S, Shulman IA, Heddle N, Aubuchon JP, Wendel S, Thomson A, Hervig T, Downes K, Carey PM, Dzik WH; BEST Research Collaborative. Prevention of bedside errors in transfusion medicine (PROBE-TM) study: a cluster-randomized, matched-paired clinical areas trial of s simple intervention to reduce errors in the pretransfusion bedside check. Transfusion. 2007 May;47(5):771-80.
48 Dumont LJ, Gulliksson H, van der Meet PF, Murphy S, Nixon JG, de Wildt-Eggen, J, VandenBroeke T, AuBuchon, JP. Interruption of Agitation of Platelet Concentrates - A Multi-center In-vitro Study by the BEST Collaborative on the Effects of Shipping Platelets. Transfusion 2007;47:1666-1673.
47 Dumont, Larry J. Analysis and reporting of platelet kinetic studies. Transfusion 2006;46:67S-73S.
46 The Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative (2006). Platelet radiolabeling procedure. Transfusion 2006;46:59S.
45 Taylor Harry L, Whitley Pamela, Heaton, Andrew. A historical perspective on platelet radiolabeling techniques. Transfusion 2006;46:53S-58S.
44 Murphy, Scott. The case for a new approach for documenting platelet viability. Transfusion 2006;46:49S-52S.
43 Aubuchon James P, Snyder Edward L. The rationale for a standardized approach to assessment of platelet kinetics. Transfusion 2006;46:44S-48S.
42 TRANSFUSION SUPPLEMENT NOVEMBER 2006. Assessment of Platelet Recovery and Survival by Radiolabeling (Publication numbers 42-47 inclusive) Dedication in Memorium. Transfusion 2006;46:43S.
41 Takahashi T, P Rebulla, S Armitage, J van Beckhoven, H Eichler, R. Kekomaki, M. Letowska, F Wahab and G. Moroff for the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion Collaborative. Multi-laboratory evaluation of procedures for reducing the volume of cord blood: influence on cell recoveries. Cytotherapy 2006; 8: 254-264.
40 Heddle NM, Cook RJ, Sigouin C, Slichter SJ, Murphy M, Rebulla P in collaboration with the BEST Collaborative. A descriptive analysis of international transfusion practice and bleeding outcomes in patients with acute leukemia. Transfusion 2006;46:903-11.
39 Moroff G, Eichler H, Brand A, Kekomaki R, Kurtz J, Letowska M, Pamphilon D, Read EJ, Porretti L, Lecchi L, Reems J-A, Sacher R, Seetharaman A, Takahashi TA for the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Multiple-laboratory comparison of in vitro assays utilized to characterize hematopoietic cells in cord blood. Transfusion 2006;46:507-15.
38 Dumont LJ, AuBuchon JP, Gulliksson H, Slichter SJ, Elfath MD, Holme S, Murphy JR, Rose LE, Popovsky MA, Murphy S. In vitro pH effects on in vivo recovery and survival of platelets - an analysis by the BEST Collaborative. Transfusion 2006;46:1300-5.
37 Hess JR, Kagen LR, van der Meer PF, Simon T, Cardigan R, Greenwalt TJ, AuBuchon JP, Brand A, Lockwood W, Zanella A, Adamson J, Snyder E, Taylor HL, Moroff G, Hogman C. Interlaboratory comparison of red-cell ATP, 2,3-diphosphoglycerate and haemolysis measurements. Vox Sanguinis 2005;89:44-8.