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Donor glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency decreases blood quality for transfusion.

Francis RO, D'Alessandro A, Eisenberger A, Soffing M, Yeh R, Coronel E, Sheikh A, Rapido F, La Carpia F, Reisz JA, Gehrke S, Nemkov T, Thomas T, Schwartz J, Divgi C, Kessler DA, Shaz BH, Ginzburg Y, Zimring JC, Spitalnik SL, Hod EA.

J Clin Invest. 2020 Jan 21. pii: 133530. doi: 10.1172/JCI133530. [Epub ahead of print]


Remunerating donors to ensure a safe and available blood supply.

Shaz BH, Domen RE, France CR.

Transfusion. 2019 Dec 24. doi: 10.1111/trf.15647. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.


The impact of age and sex on first-time donor return behavior.

Masser BM, Wright S, Germain M, Grégoire Y, Goldman M, O'Brien SF, Kamel H, Bravo M, Merz EM, van den Hurk K, Prinsze F, Takanashi M, Wilder Z, Shaz B; Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative.

Transfusion. 2020 Jan;60(1):84-93. doi: 10.1111/trf.15627. Epub 2019 Dec 14.


Transfusion of Uncrossmatched Group O Erythrocyte-containing Products Does Not Interfere with Most ABO Typings.

Yazer MH, Spinella PC, Doyle L, Kaufman RM, Dunn R, Hess JR, Filho LA, Fontaine M, Gathof B, Jackson B, Murphy MF, Pasion J, Raval JS, Rosinski K, Seheult J, Shih AW, Sperry J, Staves J, Tuott EE, Ziman A, Triulzi DJ, McKenna D, Stroncek D, Fung M, Tinmouth A, Devine D, Cardigan R, Vassallo R, Germain M, Reems J, Garritsen H, Takanashi M, Stanworth S, Delaney M, Cancelas J, Meer PV, Marks D, Cohn C, Shaz B, Tiberghien P, Goldman M, Girdlestone J, Pati S, Schäfer R, Schwartz JY, Dunbar N, Pagano M, So-Osman C, Noorman F, Apelseth TO, Kanias T, Stolla M, Angelantonio ED, Hurk KVD, Steele WR, Erikstrup C, Merz EM; Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion Collaborative*.

Anesthesiology. 2020 Mar;132(3):525-534. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000003069.


Not all red cell concentrate units are equivalent: international survey of processing and in vitro quality data.

Shih AW, Apelseth TO, Cardigan R, Marks DC, Bégué S, Greinacher A, de Korte D, Seltsam A, Shaz BH, Wikman A, Barty RL, Heddle NM, Acker JP; QMiP Investigators on behalf of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative.

Vox Sang. 2019 Nov;114(8):783-794. doi: 10.1111/vox.12836. Epub 2019 Oct 22.


Donor Iron Deficiency Study (DIDS): protocol of a study to test whether iron deficiency in blood donors affects red blood cell recovery after transfusion.

Bitan ZC, Zhou A, McMahon DJ, Kessler D, Shaz BH, Caccappolo E, Schwartz J, Francis RO, Brittenham GM, Spitalnik SL, Hod EA.

Blood Transfus. 2019 Jul;17(4):274-280. doi: 10.2450/2019.0066-19.


Sociodemographic and behavioral characteristics associated with blood donation in the United States: a population-based study.

Patel EU, Bloch EM, Grabowski MK, Goel R, Lokhandwala PM, Brunker PAR, White JL, Shaz B, Ness PM, Tobian AAR.

Transfusion. 2019 Sep;59(9):2899-2907. doi: 10.1111/trf.15415. Epub 2019 Jun 20.


Red blood cells: beyond the transfusion.

Shaz BH.

Blood. 2019 Jun 20;133(25):2627-2628. doi: 10.1182/blood-2019-04-901140. No abstract available.


An automated motivational interview promotes donation intention and self-efficacy among experienced whole blood donors.

Livitz IE, France CR, France JL, Fox KR, Ankawi B, Slepian PM, Kessler DA, Rebosa M, Shaz BH.

Transfusion. 2019 Sep;59(9):2876-2884. doi: 10.1111/trf.15402. Epub 2019 Jun 14.


Critical developments of 2018: A review of the literature from selected topics in transfusion. A committee report from the AABB's Clinical Transfusion Medicine Committee.

Cohn CS, Allen ES, Cushing MM, Dunbar NM, Friedman DF, Goel R, Harm SK, Heddle N, Hopkins CK, Klapper E, Perumbeti A, Ramsey G, Raval JS, Schwartz J, Shaz BH, Spinella PC, Pagano MB.

Transfusion. 2019 Aug;59(8):2733-2748. doi: 10.1111/trf.15348. Epub 2019 May 30.


Ten years of TRALI mitigation: measuring our progress.

Vossoughi S, Gorlin J, Kessler DA, Hillyer CD, Van Buren NL, Jimenez A, Shaz BH.

Transfusion. 2019 Aug;59(8):2567-2574. doi: 10.1111/trf.15387. Epub 2019 May 30.


Reexamination of the chromium-51-labeled posttransfusion red blood cell recovery method.

Francis RO, Mahajan S, Rapido F, La Carpia F, Soffing M, Divgi C, Yeh R, Mintz A, Leslie L, Agrest I, Karafin MS, Ginzburg Y, Shaz BH, Spitalnik SL, Schwartz J, Thomas T, Fu X, Amireault P, Buffet P, Zimring JC, D'Alessandro A, Hod EA.

Transfusion. 2019 Jul;59(7):2264-2275. doi: 10.1111/trf.15310. Epub 2019 Apr 19.


Noninfectious transfusion-associated adverse events and their mitigation strategies.

Goel R, Tobian AAR, Shaz BH.

Blood. 2019 Apr 25;133(17):1831-1839. doi: 10.1182/blood-2018-10-833988. Epub 2019 Feb 26. Review.


Association of blood donation with iron deficiency among adolescent and adult females in the United States: a nationally representative study.

Patel EU, White JL, Bloch EM, Grabowski MK, Gehrie EA, Lokhandwala PM, Brunker PAR, Goel R, Shaz BH, Ness PM, Tobian AAR.

Transfusion. 2019 May;59(5):1723-1733. doi: 10.1111/trf.15179. Epub 2019 Feb 18.


Transfusion-Transmitted Zika Virus Infection in Pregnant Mice Leads to Broad Tissue Tropism With Severe Placental Damage and Fetal Demise.

Tai W, Voronin D, Chen J, Bao W, Kessler DA, Shaz B, Jiang S, Yazdanbakhsh K, Du L.

Front Microbiol. 2019 Jan 23;10:29. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00029. eCollection 2019.


Factors associated with red blood cell, platelet, and plasma transfusions among inpatient hospitalizations: a nationally representative study in the United States.

Goel R, Patel EU, White JL, Chappidi MR, Ness PM, Cushing MM, Takemoto CM, Shaz BH, Frank SM, Tobian AAR.

Transfusion. 2019 Feb;59(2):500-507. doi: 10.1111/trf.15088. Epub 2018 Dec 12.


Seasonal variability is not observed in the rates of high anti-A and anti-B titers in plasma, apheresis platelet, and whole blood units tested by different methods.

Harm SK, Yazer MH, Bub CB, Cohn CS, Jacob EK, Kutner JM, Mair DC, Raval JS, Shaz BH, Ziman A, Dunbar NM; Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative.

Transfusion. 2019 Feb;59(2):762-767. doi: 10.1111/trf.15083. Epub 2018 Dec 11.


Donor incentives improve cardiovascular disease risk profile and donation rates.

Goel R, Kessler D, Nandi V, Ortiz C, Hillyer CD, Shaz BH.

Transfusion. 2019 Jan;59(1):250-258. doi: 10.1111/trf.14989. Epub 2018 Nov 8.


Age- and sex-dependent changes in levels of circulating brain-enriched microRNAs during normal aging.

Sheinerman K, Tsivinsky V, Mathur A, Kessler D, Shaz B, Umansky S.

Aging (Albany NY). 2018 Oct 31;10(10):3017-3041. doi: 10.18632/aging.101613.


Risk-based decision making: a good start to aiding US blood policy decisions?

Shaz BH.

Transfusion. 2018 Aug;58(8):1827-1830. doi: 10.1111/trf.14927. Epub 2018 Sep 4. No abstract available.


Apheresis to Mitigate Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease.

Sachais BS, Shaz BH.

Am J Hypertens. 2018 Jul 16;31(8):945-949. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpy068. Review.


Association of Perioperative Red Blood Cell Transfusions With Venous Thromboembolism in a North American Registry.

Goel R, Patel EU, Cushing MM, Frank SM, Ness PM, Takemoto CM, Vasovic LV, Sheth S, Nellis ME, Shaz B, Tobian AAR.

JAMA Surg. 2018 Sep 1;153(9):826-833. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1565.


The Development of a Social Networking-Based Relatedness Intervention Among Young, First-Time Blood Donors: Pilot Study.

Frye V, Duffy L, France JL, Kessler DA, Rebosa M, Shaz BH, Carlson BW, France CR.

JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2018 Apr 26;4(2):e44. doi: 10.2196/publichealth.8972.


Critical developments of 2017: a review of the literature from selected topics in transfusion. A committee report from the AABB Clinical Transfusion Medicine Committee.

Cushing MM, Kelley J, Klapper E, Friedman DF, Goel R, Heddle NM, Hopkins CK, Karp JK, Pagano MB, Perumbeti A, Ramsey G, Roback JD, Schwartz J, Shaz BH, Spinella PC, Cohn CS, Cohn CS, Cushing MM, Kelley J, Klapper E.

Transfusion. 2018 Apr;58(4):1065-1075. doi: 10.1111/trf.14520. Epub 2018 Mar 9. Review.


PAS-C platelets contain less plasma protein, lower anti-A and anti-B titers, and decreased HLA antibody specificities compared to plasma platelets.

Weisberg SP, Shaz BH, Tumer G, Silliman CC, Kelher MR, Cohn CS.

Transfusion. 2018 Apr;58(4):891-895. doi: 10.1111/trf.14523. Epub 2018 Feb 22.


Changes in plasma unit distributions to hospitals over a 10-year period.

Seheult JN, Shaz B, Bravo M, Croxon H, Devine D, Doncaster C, Field S, Flanagan P, Germain M, Grégoire Y, Kamel H, Karafin M, Kelting N, Lewis M, O'Brien C, Murphy MF, Rossmann S, Sayers M, Shinar E, Takanashi M, Titlestad K, Yazer MH; Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusions (BEST) Collaborative.

Transfusion. 2018 Apr;58(4):1012-1020. doi: 10.1111/trf.14526. Epub 2018 Feb 5.


Transfusion-transmitted and community-acquired babesiosis in New York, 2004 to 2015.

Linden JV, Prusinski MA, Crowder LA, Tonnetti L, Stramer SL, Kessler DA, White J, Shaz B, Olkowska D.

Transfusion. 2018 Mar;58(3):660-668. doi: 10.1111/trf.14476. Epub 2018 Jan 31.


Implications of the US Food and Drug Administration draft guidance for mitigating septic reactions from platelet transfusions.

Sachais BS, Paradiso S, Strauss D, Shaz BH.

Blood Adv. 2017 Jun 23;1(15):1142-1147. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2017008334. eCollection 2017 Jun 27. No abstract available.


Trends in antigen-negative red blood cell distributions by racial or ethnic groups in the United States.

Yazer MH, Anani WQ, Denomme GA, Karafin MS, Sayers M, Shaz BH; Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative.

Transfusion. 2018 Jan;58(1):145-150. doi: 10.1111/trf.14376. Epub 2017 Oct 11.


Survey on Transfusion-Transmitted Cytomegalovirus and Cytomegalovirus Disease Mitigation.

Weisberg SP, Staley EM, Williams LA 3rd, Pham HP, Bachegowda LS, Cheng YH, Schwartz J, Shaz BH.

Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2017 Dec;141(12):1705-1711. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2016-0461-OA. Epub 2017 Aug 29.


How do we manage blood donors and recipients after a positive Zika screening result?

Jimenez A, Shaz BH, Kessler D, Bloch EM.

Transfusion. 2017 Sep;57(9):2077-2083. doi: 10.1111/trf.14252. Epub 2017 Jul 21.


A motivational interview promotes retention of blood donors with high internal motivation.

France CR, France JL, Carlson BW, Himawan LK, Kessler DA, Rebosa M, Shaz BH, Madden K, Carey PM, Slepian PM, Ankawi B, Livitz IE, Fox KR.

Transfusion. 2017 Oct;57(10):2433-2439. doi: 10.1111/trf.14203. Epub 2017 Jul 3.


Impact of predictive scoring model and e-mail messages on African American blood donors.

Bachegowda LS, Timm B, Dasgupta P, Hillyer CD, Kessler D, Rebosa M, France CR, Shaz BH.

Transfusion. 2017 Jun;57(6):1515-1521. doi: 10.1111/trf.14113. Epub 2017 May 5.


Trends in age and red blood cell donation habits among several racial/ethnic minority groups in the United States.

Yazer MH, Vassallo R, Delaney M, Germain M, Karafin MS, Sayers M, van de Watering L, Shaz BH; Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative.

Transfusion. 2017 Jul;57(7):1644-1655. doi: 10.1111/trf.14108. Epub 2017 Mar 28.


Immune Regulation of sickle Cell Alloimmunization.

Yazdanbakhsh K, Shaz BH, Hillyer CD.

ISBT Sci Ser. 2017 Feb;12(1):248-253. doi: 10.1111/voxs.12296. Epub 2016 Nov 15.


First cases of Zika virus-infected US blood donors outside states with areas of active transmission.

Williamson PC, Linnen JM, Kessler DA, Shaz BH, Kamel H, Vassallo RR, Winkelman V, Gao K, Ziermann R, Menezes J, Thomas S, Holmberg JA, Bakkour S, Stone M, Lu K, Simmons G, Busch MP.

Transfusion. 2017 Mar;57(3pt2):770-778. doi: 10.1111/trf.14041. Epub 2017 Feb 23.


Trends in US minority red blood cell unit donations.

Yazer MH, Delaney M, Germain M, Karafin MS, Sayers M, Vassallo R, Ziman A, Shaz B; Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative.

Transfusion. 2017 May;57(5):1226-1234. doi: 10.1111/trf.14039. Epub 2017 Feb 16.


Donating blood on a regular basis appears to reduce blood pressure, but appearances can be deceiving.

France CR, France JL, Himawan LK, Kessler DA, Rebosa M, Shaz BH.

Transfusion. 2017 Apr;57(4):933-937. doi: 10.1111/trf.13975. Epub 2017 Jan 12.


Applying self-determination theory to the blood donation context: The blood donor competence, autonomy, and relatedness enhancement (Blood Donor CARE) trial.

France CR, France JL, Carlson BW, Frye V, Duffy L, Kessler DA, Rebosa M, Shaz BH.

Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Feb;53:44-51. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2016.12.010. Epub 2016 Dec 12.


Prolonged red cell storage before transfusion increases extravascular hemolysis.

Rapido F, Brittenham GM, Bandyopadhyay S, La Carpia F, L'Acqua C, McMahon DJ, Rebbaa A, Wojczyk BS, Netterwald J, Wang H, Schwartz J, Eisenberger A, Soffing M, Yeh R, Divgi C, Ginzburg YZ, Shaz BH, Sheth S, Francis RO, Spitalnik SL, Hod EA.

J Clin Invest. 2017 Jan 3;127(1):375-382. doi: 10.1172/JCI90837. Epub 2016 Dec 12.


Correlation of West Nile Virus Incidence in Donated Blood with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease Rates, United States, 2010-2012.

Betsem E, Kaidarova Z, Stramer SL, Shaz B, Sayers M, LeParc G, Custer B, Busch MP, Murphy EL.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Feb;23(2):212-219. doi: 10.3201/eid2302.161058. Epub 2017 Feb 15.


Storage characteristics of multiple-donor pooled red blood cells compared to single-donor red blood cell units.

Mathur A, Chowdhury R, Hillyer CD, Mitchell WB, Shaz BH.

Transfusion. 2016 Dec;56(12):2941-2947. doi: 10.1111/trf.13866. Epub 2016 Oct 5.


Survey of Irradiation Practice for the Prevention of Transfusion-Associated Graft-versus-Host Disease.

Pritchard AE, Shaz BH.

Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2016 Oct;140(10):1092-7. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2015-0167-CP.


Impact of Uniform Methods on Interlaboratory Antibody Titration Variability: Antibody Titration and Uniform Methods.

Bachegowda LS, Cheng YH, Long T, Shaz BH.

Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2017 Jan;141(1):131-138. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2015-0351-OA. Epub 2016 Sep 28.


Zika Virus and the Blood Supply: What Do We Know?

Jimenez A, Shaz BH, Bloch EM.

Transfus Med Rev. 2017 Jan;31(1):1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.tmrv.2016.08.001. Epub 2016 Aug 9. Review.


Development of a multisystem surveillance database for transfusion-transmitted infections among blood donors in the United States.

Dodd RY, Notari EP, Nelson D, Foster GA, Krysztof DE, Kaidarova Z, Milan-Benson L, Kessler DA, Shaz BH, Vahidnia F, Custer B, Stramer SL; NHLBI Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study (REDS)-II.

Transfusion. 2016 Nov;56(11):2781-2789. doi: 10.1111/trf.13759. Epub 2016 Aug 25.


Recent viral infection in US blood donors and health-related quality of life (HRQOL).

Vahidnia F, Stramer SL, Kessler D, Shaz B, Leparc G, Krysztof DE, Glynn SA, Custer B.

Qual Life Res. 2017 Feb;26(2):349-357. doi: 10.1007/s11136-016-1392-5. Epub 2016 Aug 17.


Motivations for donating and attitudes toward screening policies in US blood donors with viral infection.

Vahidnia F, Stramer SL, Kessler D, Gonçalez TT, Shaz BH, Leparc G, Krysztof DE, Dodd RY, Glynn SA, Custer B; NHLBI Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II (REDS-II).

Transfusion. 2016 Aug;56(8):2013-20. doi: 10.1111/trf.13678. Epub 2016 Jun 28.


Perception of low-titer group A plasma and potential barriers to using this product: A blood center's experience serving community and academic hospitals.

Agaronov M, DiBattista A, Christenson E, Miller-Murphy R, Strauss D, Shaz BH.

Transfus Apher Sci. 2016 Aug;55(1):141-5. doi: 10.1016/j.transci.2016.05.018. Epub 2016 Jun 16.


Changes in blood center red blood cell distributions in the era of patient blood management: the trends for collection (TFC) study.

Yazer MH, Jackson B, Beckman N, Chesneau S, Bowler P, Delaney M, Devine D, Field S, Germain M, Murphy MF, Sayers M, Shaz B, Shinar E, Takanashi M, Vassallo R, Wickenden C, Yahalom V, Land K; Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusions (BEST) Collaborative.

Transfusion. 2016 Aug;56(8):1965-73. doi: 10.1111/trf.13696. Epub 2016 Jun 24.


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