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87 Nawrot M, McKenna DH, Sumstad D, McMannis JD, Szczepiorkowski ZM, Belfield H, Grassman E, Temples T, Nielsen D, Yuan N, Wognum B, Reems JA. Interlaboratory assessment of a novel colony-forming unit assay: a multicenter study by the cellular team of Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) collaborative. Transfusion. 2011 Sep;51(9):2001-5.
86 Richard L. Haspel VIDEO: A Validated Transfusion Medicine Exam Transfusion News. May 15, 2014
85 Miguel Lozano, Anne Mahon, Pieter F. van der Meer, Simon Stanworth , Joan Cid, Dana Devine, Mark K Fung , Barbara de la Salle and Nancy M Heddle, on behalf of Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Counting platelets at transfusion threshold levels: impact on the decision to transfuse. A BEST Collaborative - UK NEQAS(H) International Exercise. Vox Sang. 2014 May;106(4):330-6.
84 Richard L. Haspel, Yulia Lin, Patrick Fisher, Asma Ali, Eric Parks. From the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Development of a validated exam to assess physician transfusion medicine knowledge. Transfusion. 2014 May;54(5):1225-30. doi: 10.1111/trf.12425
83 E. Levin, K. Serrano, D. V. Devine for the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative Standardization of CD62P measurement: results of an international comparative study. Vox Sang. 2013 Jul;105(1):38-46.
82 Walter H Dzik, Neil Beckman, Michael F Murphy, Peter Flanagan, Mark Fung, Marc Germain, Richard L Haspel, Miguel Lozano, Ronald Sacher, Zbigniew Szczepiorkowski, Silvano Wendel. Factors affecting RBC storage age at the time of transfusion. Transfusion. 2013 Dec;53(12):3110-9.
81 Derwood Pamphilon; Eileen Selogie; David McKenna; Jose Cancelas-Peres; Zbigniew M. Szczepiorkowski; Ron Sacher; John McMannis, Hermann Eichler; Henk Garritsen; Minoko Takanashi; Leo van de Watering; David Stroncek; Jo-Anna Reems. Current practices and Prospects for Standardization of the Hematopoietic Colony-Forming-Unit (CFU) assay: A Report by the Cellular Therapy Team of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Cytotherapy. 15(3):255-62, March 2013.
80 John R. Hess for the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Scientific problems in the regulation of red blood cell products. Transfusion. 2012 Aug;52(8):1827-35.
79 Meyer E, Delaney M, Lin Y, Morris A, Pavenski K, Tinmouth A, Murphy M, Slichter SJ, Heddle N, Dumont LJ. A reporting guideline for clinical platelet transfusion studies from the BEST Collaborative. Transfusion. 2013 Jun;53(6):1328-34.
78 Nancy M. Heddle, Mark Fung, Tor Hervig, Zbigniew M. Szczepiorkowski, Lorella Torretta, Emmie Arnold, Shannon Lane, Michael F. Murphy, for the BEST Collaborative. Challenges and opportunities to prevent transfusion errors: a Qualitative Evaluation for Safer Transfusion (QUEST). Transfusion. 2012 Aug;52(8):1687-95.
77 van der Meer PF, Karssing-van Leeuwen W, Kurtz J, Spengler HP, Blair A, Devine D, Harrison P, Lambrecht B, VandenBroeke T, de Wildt J, de Korte D; Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. A flow cytometric method for platelet counting in platelet concentrates. Transfusion. 2012 Jan;52(1):173-80.
76 E. Shinar, S. Etlin, O. Frenkel, V. Yahalom. The implementation of rapid cooling and overnight hold of whole blood at ambient temperature before processing into components in Israel. Transfusion 2011;51:58S-64S.
75 R. Cardigan, P.F. Van der Meer, C. Pergande, P. Cookson, B. Baumann-Baretti, J.A. Cancelas, D. Devine, H. Gulliksson, R. Vassallo, J. de Wildt-Eggen. Coagulation factor content of plasma produced from whole blood stored for 24 hours at ambient temperature: results from an international multicenter BEST Collaborative study. Transfusion 2011;51:50S-57S.
74 Pieter F. van der Meer, Jose A. Cancelas, Ralph R. Vassallo, Neeta Rugg, Mindy Einarson, John R. Hess. Evaluation of the overnight hold of whole blood at room temperature, before component processing: platelets (PLTs) from PLT-rich plasma. Transfusion 2011;51:45S-49S.
73 M.J. Dijkstra-Tiekstra, P.F. van der Meer, R. Cardigan, D. Devine, C. Prowse, P. Sandgren, J. de Wildt-Eggen, for the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion Collaborative. Platelet concentrates from fresh or overnight-stored blood, an international study. Transfusion 2011;51:38S-44S.
72 John R. Hess Improving the predictive value of red blood cell storage trials: lessons from the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative Trial 41. Transfusion 2011;51:34S-37S.
71 Margaret F. Veale, Gerry Healey, Rosemary L. Sparrow. Effect of additive solutions on red blood cell (RBC) membrane properties of stored RBCs prepared from whole blood held for 24 hours at room temperature. Transfusion 2011;51:25S-33S.
70 Pieter F. van der Meer, Jose A. Cancelas, Rebecca Cardigan, Dana V. Devine, Hans Gulliksson, Rosemary L. Sparrow, Ralph R. Vassallo, Janny de Wildt-Eggen, Bärbel Baumann-Baretti, John R. Hess, for the BEST Collaborative. Evaluation of overnight hold of whole blood at room temperature before component processing: effect of red blood cell (RBC) additive solutions on in vitro RBC measures. Transfusion 2011;51:15S-24S.
69 Gary Moroff, James P. AuBuchon, Constance Pickard, Pamela H. Whitley, W. Andrew Heaton, Stein Holme. Evaluation of the properties of components prepared and stored after holding of whole blood units for 8 and 24 hours at ambient temperature. Transfusion 2011;51:7S-14S.
68 R.N.I. Pietersz Storage of whole blood for up to 24 hours at ambient temperature before component preparation: implementation in the Netherlands. Transfusion 2011;51:3S-6S.