18 October 2019 (Friday) - Transfusion News email

The Transfusion News email arrived in my inbox this morning. Hyperhemolysis syndrome – that’s a new one on me…

October 16, 2019
Hyperhemolysis Syndrome (HS) is a rare, potentially fatal condition characterized by the development of severe anemia after transfusion in which post-transfusion hemoglobin levels are lower than pre-transfusion values. HS is usually associated with [Read More]
Join our Editorial team at these live sessions and presentations at the AABB Annual Meeting. [Read More]

Congratulations to the Transfusion News Editorial team members who will be receiving 2019 AABB President’s Awards: Joe Chaffin, William Lane, Daniela Hermelin and Ronald Jackups.

In addition to their role as educators in the field of Transfusion Medicine, Dr. Jackups and Dr. Jackups are being recognized for their contributions to Transfusion News, particularly for the Transfusion Medicine Question of the Day.
October 17, 2019 | BBGuy Podcast
Pathogen-reduced platelets may soon be an attractive option for hospitals, but how do you implement them? Pat Kopko shares UCSD's solution! [Listen Now]
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October 9, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued final guidance to reduce bacterial contamination of platelets stored at room temperature; the recommendations must be implemented within 18 months. The current rate of [Read More]

See also:
BBGuy Podcast: FDA Platelet Bacteria Guidance with Pat Kopko

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