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13 Heaton WAL, Rebulla P, Pappalettera M, Dzik WH for the BEST Working Party of the International Society of Blood Transfusion. A comparative analysis of different methods for routine blood component preparation. Transfusion Medicine Reviews, 1997;2:116-129.
12 Murphy S, Heaton WAL, Rebulla P and the BEST Working Party of the International Society of Blood Transfusion. Platelet production in the Old World - and the New. Transfusion 1996;36:751-754.
11 Prati D, Brandwein H, Capelli C, Dzik WH, Masse M, Myllylä G, Stromberg RR, Takahashi T, Vyas GN, Wenz B. Multicenter evaluation of the 3% PFA method for white cell counting in leukocyte-reduced red blood cells. Vox Sanguinis 1996;70:241-245.
10 Dumont LJ, Dzik WH, Rebulla P, Brandwein H and the members of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Committee of the ISBT. Practical guidelines for process control and validation of leukoreduced components: report of the BEST Working Party of the ISBT. Transfusion 1996;36:11-20.
9 Bertolini F, Murphy S for the BEST Working Party of the International Society of Blood Transfusion. A multicenter inspection of the swirling phenomenon in platelet concentrates prepared in routine practice. Transfusion 1996;36:128-132.
8 Sirchia G. The Best Working Party of the International Society of Blood Transfusion: an international effort to improve the quality of blood components. Transfusion 1995;35:254-257.
7 Heaton WAL for the BEST Working Party of the ISBT. Multicenter evaluation of the methods of preparation of routine platelet concentrates (abstract). Transfusion 1994;34(Suppl):12S.
6 Heaton WAL for the BEST Working Party of the ISBT. Multicenter evaluation of preparation of buffy-coat poor red blood cells (abstract). Transfusion 1994;34(Suppl):7S.
5 Murphy S, Rebulla P, Bertolini F, Holme S, Moroff G, Snyder E, Stromberg RR for the BEST (Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion) Task Force of the ISBT. In vitro assessment of the quality of stored platelet concentrates. Transfus Med Rev 1994;8:29-36.
4 Bertolini F, Murphy S. A multicenter evaluation of reproducibility of swirling in platelet concentrates. The Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Working Party of the International Society of Blood Transfusion. Transfusion 1994;34:796-801.
3 Rebulla P, Dzik WH. Multicenter evaluation of methods for counting residual white cells in leukocyte-depleted red blood cells. Vox Sanguinis 1994;66:25-32.
2 Murphy S, Bertolini F. Assessment of swirling and percent discs by oil, phase microscopy as quality control procedures for platelet concentrates (abstract). Transfusion 1993;33(Suppl):10S
1 Vyas GN. Evaluation of Nageotte chamber and flow cytometry for WBC count in WBC-reduced RBC (abstract). Transfusion 1992;32(Suppl):76S.