BEST Studies

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Study Number Study Version Year Started Study Title Study Status Publication Number
43 2007 Haemoglobin measurement of blood units matched to patients Completed 62
42 2006 Qualitative Evaluation for Safer Transfusion (QUEST) Completed 78
41 2006 Whole blood overnight storage Completed 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76
40 2006 Reduction in variation of performance of antibody titrations Completed 55
39 2006 Survey of transfusion utilization methods Active-Manuscript in Preparation
38 2006 Statistical process control for blood sample collection Completed 54
37 2006 Comparison of single- and double-label approaches to red cell recovery studies and evaluation criteria Completed 53
36 2005 Functional assays for evaluation of dendritic cells Closed 4
35 2004 Platelet quality control standardization send-around Completed 77
34 2004 Bacterial contamination detection questionnaire Completed 52
33 2004 Comparison of radiolabeling and flow cytometry for determining platelet kinetics Active-Manuscript in Preparation
32 2006 Standardisation of the CFU assay Completed 82
31 2003 Randomized controlled trial of a simple intervention to improve performance of the pretransfusion bedside identity check (PROBE Study) Completed 49
30 2003 Survey to understand cell recovery in thawed cord blood samples Completed 51
29 A 2003 Survey to identify release criteria being utilized with cellular therapy products Closed
29 B 2003 Transportation/shipping survey Completed 60
28 2003 Inter-lab pilot study on the quality characteristics of dendritic cells Completed 50
27 2003 A descriptive analysis of international transfusion practice and bleeding outcomes in patients with acute leukemia Completed 40
26 2003 Comparison of in vitro analyses of red cell units across multiple labs Completed 37
25 2003 Comparison of Recovery and Survival of Extended Storage PRP and Buffy Coat Platelets in Health Volunteers Completed 63