28 May 2021 (Friday) - Transfusion News Update

The nice people at “Transfusion News” sent their update today. I do like the “Transfusion News” updates. They don’t swamp me with information, and they are regular. Little and often – as CPD should be…

High Titer Convalescent Plasma Does Not Improve Survival of Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19

May 26, 2021
With few treatment options, more than 500,000 patients with COVID-19 were transfused with convalescent plasma in the United States. Observational data from over 3,000 patients transfused under the Expanded Access Program suggested that high-titer convalescent plasma significantly lowered 30-day mortality in patients not on mechanical ventilation. Data from small, randomized controlled trials, however, were inconclusive. [Read More]


RHD Genotyping; We Can Do Better! with Sue Johnson

May 19, 2021 | BBGuy Podcast
RHD genotyping has not been as widely implemented as we had hoped. Sue Johnson is here to tell us why and how we can do better! [Listen Now]

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ABO-incompatible Platelet Transfusions and Platelet Recovery in Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage

May 18, 2021
Historically, standard practice has been to provide ABO-compatible platelets when possible. However, since hemolysis is rare after single platelet transfusions and because of limited platelet availability, a significant proportion of platelet transfusions are ABO incompatible. [Read More]


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