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67 John R. Hess The overnight warm hold of whole blood before processing into blood components. Transfusion 2011;51:1S-2S.
66 TRANSFUSION SUPPLEMENT JANUARY 2011. Special Issue: The Overnight Warm Hold of Whole Blood Before Processing into Components (Publications 67-76 inclusive) Transfusion. 2011;51(s1):1S-64S
65 Leo van de Watering for the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Pitfalls in the Current Published Observational Literature on the Effects of RBC Storage. Transfusion.2011;51(8):1847-1854.
64 Pamphilon D, Curnow E, Belfield H, Reems JA, McMannis J, Lecchi L, Szczepiorkowski Z, McKenna D. Storage Characteristics of Cord Blood Progenitor Cells: Report of a Multicentre Study by the Cellular Therapies Team of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Transfusion.2011;51(6):1284-1290.
63 Dumont LJ; Dumont DF; Unger ZM; Siegel A; Szczepiorkowski ZM; Corson JS; Jones MK; Christoffel T; Pellham E; Bailey SL; Slichter SJ. A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Autologous Radiolabeled In Vivo Platelet Recoveries And Survivals Of 7-Day Stored PRP And Buffy Coat Platelets From The Same Subjects - for the BEST Collaborative. Transfusion. 2011;51(6):1241-1248.
62 Reikvam H, Prowse C, Roddie H, Heddle NM, Hervig T; BEST collaborative. A pilot study of the possibility and the feasibility of haemoglobin dosing with redblood cells transfusion. Vox Sang. 2010 Jul 1;99(1):71-6.
61 Delaney M, Meyer E, Cserti-Gazdewich C, Haspel RL, Lin Y, Morris A, Pavenski K, Dzik WH, Murphy M, Slichter S, Wang G, Dumont LJ, Heddle N. A systematic assessment of the quality of reporting for platelet transfusion studies. Transfusion. 2010 Oct;50(10):2135-44.
60 Pamphilon DH, Selogie E, Szczepiorkowski ZM; for the BEST Collaborative Cellular Therapies team. Transportation of cellular therapy products: report of a survey by the cellular therapies team of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) collaborative. Vox Sang. 2010 Aug 1;99(2):168-73.
59 Lozano M, Heddle N, Williamson LM, Wang G, Aubuchon JP, Dumont LJ. Practices associated with ABO-incompatible platelet transfusions: a BEST Collaborative international survey. Transfusion 2010 August;50(8):1743-48.
58 Hess JR, Sparrow RL, van der Meer P, Acker JP, Cardigan RA, Devine DV for the BEST Collaborative. Red cell hemolysis during blood bank storage: Using national quality management data to answer basic scientific questions. Transfusion 2009 Dec;49(12):2599-603.
57 Nancy M Heddle, Richard J Cook, Alan Tinmouth, C. Tom Kouroukis, Tor Hervig, Ellen Klapper, Joseph M Brandwein, Zbigniew M Szczepiorkowski, James P AuBuchon, Rebecca L Barty, Ker-Ai Lee for the SToP Study Investigators of the BEST Collaborative. A randomized controlled trial comparing standard- and low-dose strategies for transfusion of platelets (SToP) tto patients with thrombocytopenia. Blood 2009, Feb;113:1564-1573.
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.
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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.