Our Research Publications

Updated June 2018

Title Authors Year Sort ascending Journal Link to Article Intended Audience Purpose
AABB Committee Report: reducing transfusion-transmitted cytomegalovirus infections AABB Clinical Transfusion Medicine Committee, Heddle NM, Boeckh M, Grossman B, Jacobson J, Kleinman S, Tobian AAR, Webert K, Wong ECC, Roback JD 2016 Transfusion Blood operators
Best practices in the differential diagnosis and reporting of acute transfusion reactions Heddle N, Hillis C, Shih A 2016 Internat J Clin Transfus Med Health care providers
Platelet concentrate functionality assessed by thromboelastography or rotational thromboelastometry Arbaeen AF, Serrano K, Levin E, Devine DV 2016 Transfusion Researchers
Quality assessment of established and emerging blood components for transfusion Acker J, Marks DC, Sheffield W 2016 J Blood Transfus Blood operators
An evaluation of overall effectiveness and treatment satisfaction with intravenous immunoglobulin among patients with immune thrombocytopenia Sholapur NS, Hamilton K, Butler L, Heddle NM, Arnold DM 2016 Transfusion Researchers
Heterogeneity in Studies of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells to Treat or Prevent Graft-versus-Host Disease: A Scoping Review of the Evidence Rizk M, Monaghan M, Shorr R, Kekre N, Bredeson CN, Allan DS 2016 Biol Blood Marrow Transplant Researchers
Platelet transfusion reactions do not occur more often in recipients transfused with apheresis versus buffy coat platelet concentrates Cserti-Gazdewich C, Escorcia A, Pendergrast J, Lieberman L, Skeate R, Lin Y, Callum J 2016 Transfusion Researchers
A Rapid Screening Assay Identifies Monotherapy with Interferon-ß and Combination Therapies with Nucleoside Analogs as Effective Inhibitors of Ebola Virus McCarthy SDS, Majchrzak-Kita B, Racine T, Kozlowski HN, Baker DP, Hoenen T, Kobinger GP, Fish EN, Branch DR 2016 PLoS Negl Trop Dis Researchers
Deformability based sorting of red blood cells improves diagnostic sensitivity for malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum Guo Q, Duffy SP, Matthews K, Deng X, Santoso AT, Islamzada E, Ma H 2016 Lab Chip Researchers
Mouse Models for Immune-Mediated Platelet Destruction or Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) Neschadim A, Branch DR 2016 Curr Protoc Immunol Researchers
The Ottawa criteria for the appropriate use of perioperative blood transfusions in liver resection using the RAND/UCLA appropriateness method. Bennett S, Fergusson D, Tinmouth A, McIsaac D, Pawlik T, Hebert P, Mcintyre L, Karanicolas P, Barkun J, Turgeon-Fournier A 2016 Can J Surg Health care providers
Alteration of blood clotting and lung damage by protamine are avoided using the heparin and polyphosphate inhibitor UHRA Kalathottukaren MT, Abraham L, Kapopara PR, Lai BFL, Shenoi RA, Rosell FI, Conway EM, Pryzdial ELG, Morrissey JH, Haynes CA, Kizhakkedathu JN 2016 Blood Researchers
Detection of bacterial adherence and biofilm formation on medical surfaces Loza-Correa M, Ramirez-Arcos S 2016 Biofilms and implantable medical devices: infection and control Researchers
Elevation of C-reactive protein levels in patients with transfusion-related acute lung injury Kapur R, Kim M, Rondina MT, Porcelijn L, Semple JW 2016 Oncotarget Researchers
Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia Zdravic D, Yougbare I, Vadasz B, Li C, Marshall AH, Chen P, Kjeldsen-Kragh J, Ni H 2016 Semin Fetal Neonatal Med Researchers
Immune Globulin Products Nahirniak S, Lazarus A 2016 Clinical Guide to Transfusion Health care providers
Neurological PRESentations in Sickle Cell Patients Are Not Always Stroke: A Review of Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in Sickle Cell Disease Solh Z, Taccone MS, Marin S, Athale U, Breakey VR 2016 Pediatr Blood Cancer Health care providers
CD8(+) T cells induce platelet clearance in the liver via platelet desialylation in immune thrombocytopenia Qiu J, Liu X, Li X, Zhang X, Han P, Zhou H, Shao L, Hou Y, Min Y, Kong Z, Wang Y, Wei Y, Liu X, Ni H, Peng J, Hou M 2016 Sci Rep Researchers
High-dose dexamethasone compared with prednisone for previously untreated primary immune thrombocytopenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis Mithoowani S, Gregory-Miller K, Goy J, Miller MC, Wang G, Noroozi N, Kelton JG, Arnold DM 2016 Lancet Haematol Researchers
Molecular immunohaematology round table discussions at the AABB Annual Meeting, Anaheim 2015 Flegel WA, Castilho L, Heaton WA, Keller MA, Klapper EB, Lane WJ, Pirenne F, Shehata N, Stack G, St-Louis M, Tormey CA, Wagner FF, Waxman DA, Denomme GA 2016 Transfusion Health care providers
Platelet transfusion therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: bacterial contamination, recipient characteristics, and acute transfusion reactions Hume HA, Ddungu H, Angom R, Baluku H, Kajumbula H, Kyeyune-Byabazaire D, Orem J, Ramirez-Arcos S, Tobian AA 2016 Transfusion Researchers
ResearchUnit: United we stand, divided we fall: using monoclonal antibody combinations to improve drug effectiveness Lazarus A 2016 Blood.ca website Other
Stability of Thawed Apheresis Fresh-Frozen Plasma Stored for up to 120 Hours at 1° C to 6° C Sheffield WP, Bhakta V, Yi Q-L, Jenkins C 2016 J Blood Transfus Researchers
Temperature stability of Poly-[hemoglobin-superoxide dismutase-catalase-carbonic anhydrase] in the form of a solution or in the lyophilized form during storage at −80°C, 4°C, 25°C and 37°C or pasteurization at 70°C Bian Y, Guo C, Chang T 2016 Artif Cells Nanomed Biotechnol Researchers
Transfusion thresholds and other strategies for guiding allogeneic red blood cell transfusion Carson JL, Stanworth SJ, Roubinian N, Fergusson DA, Triulzi D, Doree C, Hebert PC 2016 Cochrane Database Syst Rev Health care providers
Validation of administrative database codes for acute kidney injury in kidney transplant recipients Molnar AO, van Walraven C, McArthur E, Fergusson D, Garg AX, Knoll G 2016 Can J Kidney Health Dis Regulators
Effect of texture of platelet bags on bacterial and platelet adhesion Hadjesfandiari N, Schubert P, Fallah Toosi S, Chen Z, Culibrk B, Ramirez-Arcos S, Devine DV, Brooks DE 2016 Transfusion Researchers
Evaluating appropriate red blood cell transfusions: a quality audit at 10 Ontario hospitals to determine the optimal measure for assessing appropriateness Spradbrow J, Cohen R, Lin Y, Armali C, Collins A, Cserti-Gazdewich C, Lieberman L, Pavenski K, Pendergrast J, Webert K, Callum J 2016 Transfusion Health care providers
Platelets, immune-mediated thrombocytopenias, and fetal hemorrhage Xu XR, Gallant RC, Ni H 2016 Thromb Res Researchers
Protein translation occurs in platelet concentrates despite riboflavin/UV light pathogen inactivation treatment Schubert P, Culibrk B, Karwal S, Goodrich RP, Devine DV 2016 Proteomics Clin Appl Researchers
Triplets with neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia due to antibodies against human platelet antigen 1a Solh Z, Breakey V, Murthy P, Smith JW, Arnold DM 2016 Transfusion Health care providers
Eltrombopag after allogeneic haematopoietic cell transplantation in a case of poor graft function and systematic review of the literature Dyba J, Tinmouth A, Bredeson C, Matthews J, Allan DS 2016 Transfus Med Researchers
Small molecule ice recrystallization inhibitors mitigate red blood cell lysis during freezing, transient warming and thawing Briard JG, Poisson JS, Turner TR, Capicciotti CJ, Acker JP, Ben RN 2016 Sci Rep Researchers
Association of blood donor age and sex with recipient survival after red blood cell transfusion Chassé M, Tinmouth A, English SW, Acker JP, Wilson K, Knoll G, Shehata N, Van Walraven C, Forster A, Ramsay T, McIntyre L, Fergusson DA 2016 JAMA Intern Med Health care providers
c-SRC protein tyrosine kinase regulates early HIV-1 infection post-entry McCarthy SDS, Sakac D, Neschadim A, Branch DR 2016 AIDS Researchers
Exposure to ABO-nonidentical blood associated with increased in-hospital mortality in patients with group A blood Pai M, Cook R, Barty R, Eikelboom J, Lee KA, Heddle N 2016 Transfusion Health care providers
Platelet transfusion, alloimmunization, and management of platelet refractoriness Zeller M 2016 Clinical Guide to Transfusion Health care providers
Testosterone-dependent sex differences in red blood cell hemolysis in storage, stress, and disease Kanias T, Sinchar D, Osei-Hwedieh D, Baust JJ, Jordan A, Zimring JC, Waterman HR, de Wolski KS, Acker JP, Gladwin MT 2016 Transfusion Researchers
Compatibility of Lactated Ringer’s Solution human blood products containing red blood cells: a systematic review protocol Wolfe D, English S, Fergusson D, Kanji S, Lalu M, Mendis N, Tinmouth A, McIntyre L 2016 OHRI Publications Researchers
Seroprevalence of Babesia microti infection in Canadian blood donors O'Brien SF, Delage G, Scalia V, Lindsay R, Bernier F, Dubuc S, Germain M, Pilot G, Yi Q-L, Fearon MA 2016 Transfusion Blood operators
Thrombolysis by chemically modified coagulation factor Xa Pryzdial ELG, Meixner SC, Talbot K, Eltringham-Smith LJ, Baylis JR, Lee FMH, Kastrup CJ, Sheffield WP 2016 J Thromb Haemost Researchers
Determining recruiting strategies for an adult stem cell registry Blake JT, McTaggart K, Killeen D 2016 Oper Res Health Care Blood operators
Fibronectin maintains the balance between hemostasis and thrombosis Wang Y, Ni H 2016 Cell Mol Life Sci Researchers
Management of immune-mediated thrombocytopenia Arnold DM, Nazi I, Smith JW, Warkentin TE 2016 Rossi's Principles of Transfusion Medicine Health care providers
Pathogen Inactivation Technologies: The Advent of Pathogen-Reduced Blood Components to Reduce Blood Safety Risk Devine DV, Schubert P 2016 Hematol Oncol Clin North Am Blood operators
Small molecule phagocytosis inhibitors for immune cytopenias Neschadim A, Kotra LP, Branch DR 2016 Autoimmun Rev Researchers
Development of standard definitions for surveillance of complications related to blood donation Goldman M, Land K, Robillard P, Wiersum-Osselton J 2016 Vox Sang Blood operators
Laboratory management of perinatal patients with apparently" new" anti-D Hannon J, Clarke G 2016 Immunohematology Researchers
Mechanistic properties of intravenous immunoglobulin in murine immune thrombocytopenia: support for FcγRIIB falls by the wayside Crow AR, Lazarus AH 2016 Semin Hematol Researchers
Molecular immunohematology at Canadian Blood Services: red cell antigen genotyping Goldman M, Hannaford K, Hannon J, Berardi P 2016 Blood.ca website Health care providers
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