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International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology - IJBTI - Review Articles, Original Articles, Short Communication, Case Series, Case Reports, Letter to Editors

Aim and Scope: IJBTI

Aim and scope of International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology (IJBTI)

International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology (IJBTI) is a peer-reviewed, monthly, English language, online journal which accepts for publication, original, unpublished manuscripts in all areas of transfusion medicine and immunohematology.

IJBTI publishes articles in transfusion medicine, immunohematology, immunogenetics, histocompatibility, tissue transplantation and hematopoietic, cellular, and gene therapies, related molecular biology and biotechnology and medico-legal aspects.

IJBTI accepts following types of articles:

  • Review Article - An article discussing a single topic in detail.
  • Original Article - An article reporting results of clinical, pre-clinical and experimental research including randomized controlled trials, interventional studied, case-control studies, outcome studies, studies of screening and diagnostic test and cost effectiveness analysis.
  • Short Report - Report of work on significant novel developments or important preliminary observations.
  • Rapid Communication - Articles reporting results of a pilot study or preliminary findings of a study
  • Case Series - Report of a series of two to six similar cases
  • Case Report - Report of a single case
  • Clinical Images - Distinct images from clinical medicine, radiology or pathology, with a short discussion of the case (shorter than a case report)
  • Letter to Editors - Brief report of a case, results of a pilot study or comments on articles published in the journal.

IJBTI also publishes announcements giving information about conferences, meetings, seminars, symposia, courses, and other items.

Review Articles:

Authors are welcome to submit review articles on topics of current interest and review articles which discuss a single topic in detail. If you have a topic on which you would like to write a review article or need ideas about topics on which we would like to publish review articles, please contact the Managing Editor through the "Contact Us" page accessible from the top menu or left column.

Editorial and Peer Review:

The process of editorial review and peer review followed by International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology (IJBTI) conforms to international standards of peer reviewed scientific journals. All manuscripts submitted to IJBTI undergo review by a member of the editorial board followed by a double-blind external peer review. Double-blind peer review, in which, neither the authors nor the reviewers know the identity of each other, allows a fair and unbiased assessment of the manuscript. Our review process is fast and "submission to first decision" takes no more than six weeks, compared to months taken by other journals.

As in traditional journals, the articles published in IJBTI are fully citable. Each article receives a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) which is unique for every article published in the Journal and is used for easier referencing and archiving.

Some of the topics covered by IJBTI are:

Donor recruitment and donor selection
Blood collection methods
Blood collection devices
Autologous Transfusion
Plasma fractionation techniques
Plasma derivatives
Preparation of blood components
Pre-storage leukoreduction
Pharmacological alternatives
Blood Substitutes - Modified RBC
Pre-transfusion testing
Bacterial detection and Pathogen reduction
Transfusion transmitted infections
Adverse affects of blood transfusion
Transfusion Associated GVHD
Transfusion Reactions
Massive Transfusion
Platelet Therapy
Transfusion in Elective Surgery
Transfusion in Oncology Practice
Transfusion Management in Haemoglobinopathies
Paediatric & neonatal transfusion
Transfusion support in Transplant patients
Nucleic Acid Testing
Autoimmunity in hematology
Alloimmunity of blood
Genetic markers of diseases
Cellular immunotherapy
Molecular therapy
Gene therapy
HLA in Transfusion Medicine
Stem cell plasticity
Stem cell sources
Stem cell collection and storage
Donor Haemovigilance
Transfusion Safety
Quality control
Blood Bank Accreditation
Automation and information technology in blood banking
Inventory management in blood banking
Error Analysis and Prevention

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