Advertisement

Transfusion Medicine and Immunohematology

  • Grace C. Tenorio
  • Snehalata C. Gupte
  • Reinhold Munker
Chapter
Part of the Contemporary Hematology book series (CH)

Abstract

Blood transfusion is essential and vital in the successful treatment of many malignant and nonmalignant hematological disorders. Children with thalassemia, adults with myelodysplastic syndromes, and patients with autoimmune hemolytic anemias, leukemias, or aplastic anemias become chronically dependent on blood transfusions. Modern treatment procedures such as high-dose chemotherapy and progenitor cell transplantation require intensive support with blood components and products. The serological basis of blood transfusion, the available blood components and products, and adverse effects of blood transfusion with special emphasis on infectious disease transmission are discussed in this chapter.

Keywords

West Nile Virus Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Nucleic Acid Testing 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Suggested Reading

  1. Anderson KC and Ness PM, eds. Scientific Basis of Transfusion Medicine, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2000.Google Scholar
  2. Biggerstaff BJ and Petersen LR. Estimated risk of transmission of the West Nile virus throughblood transfusion in the US, 2002. Transfusion 2003; 43:1007–1017.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Brecher ME, ed. American Association of Blood Banks, Technical Manual (15th ed.). Bethesda,MD: AABB Press, 2005.Google Scholar
  4. Busch PB, Kleinman SH, and Nemo GJ. Current and emerging infectious risks of blood transfusions. JAMA 2003; 289 (8):959–962.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Dodd RY, Notari EP, Stramer SL. Current prevalence and incidence of infectious disease markersand estimated window-period risk in the American Red Cross blood donor population. Transfusion 2002;42:975–979.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Harmening DM: Modern Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine, 5th ed.: Philadelphia: F.A.Davis Company, 2005.Google Scholar
  7. Hillyer CD, Silberstein LE, Ness PM, Anderson KA, eds. Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone, 2003.Google Scholar
  8. Klein, HG (Chair), Standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services. 23rd ed. Bethesda, MD: AABB Press, 2005.Google Scholar
  9. McCullough JM. Transfusion Medicine, 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005.Google Scholar
  10. Mintz PD, ed. Transfusion Therapy: Clinical Principles and Practice, 2nd ed. Bethesda, MD: AABB Press, 2005.Google Scholar
  11. Murphy S, ed. The HLA System: Basic Biology and Clinical Applications. Bethesda, MD: AABB Press, 1999.Google Scholar
  12. Petz LD, Swisher SN, Kleinman S, Spence RK, and Strauss RG, eds. Clinical Practice of Transfusion Medicine, 3rd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1996.Google Scholar
  13. Pomper GJ, Wu YY, Snyder EL. Risks of transfusion-transmitted infection: 2003. Curr Opin Hematol 2003; 10:412–418.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Simon TL, Dzik WH, Snyder EL, Stowell CP and Strauss RG, eds. Rossi’s Principles of Transfusion Medicine, 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams &Wilkins, 2002.Google Scholar
  15. Rossi EC, Simon TL, Moss GS, Gould SA, eds. Principles of Transfusion Medicine, 2nd Baltimore, MD: Williams &Wilkins, 1996.Google Scholar
  16. U.S.Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologic Evaluation and Research. Request for an exception under 21 CFR (Code of Federal Regulation) 640.120, Alternative Procedures, to 610.53 (d), Dating Periods, to use the Gambro 7-day ELP Platelet Storage System Using Apheresis Platelets Collected with the Cobe Spectra Apheresis System and Gambro Trima Automated Blood Component Collection System.Google Scholar
  17. US Food and Drug Administration approves Gambro BCT’s 7-day platelet Post-Market Surveillance Plan. GAMBRO.BCT March 2005 Press Release (http://www.gambrobct.com)

Copyright information

© Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Grace C. Tenorio
    • 1
  • Snehalata C. Gupte
    • 2
  • Reinhold Munker
    • 3
  1. 1.Louisiana State UniversityShreveportUSA
  2. 2.Surat Blood Transfusion CenterSuratIndia
  3. 3.Louisiana State UniversityShreveportUSA

Personalised recommendations