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Volume 14 Issue 1 (January–June 2024): In Progress (Accepting Submissions)

Research Article

Anti-HBc antibodies and occult hepatitis B infection (OBI) among blood donors in Lomé, Togo

Liza Koboyo Nadjir, Gnatoulma Katawa, Maléwé Kolou, Esso-Mondjonna Tougouma, Magnim Badassan, Bassimtou Mazou, Amégnikpa Ablam Ameyissa, Lochina Feteke, Mounérou Salou, Koumavi Didier Ekouevi

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2024;14(1):11-16. doi: 10.5348/100083Z02LN2024RA



Research Article

Ferritin level in sickle cell patients at the sickle cell referral center of Lomé in 2022

Magnang Hèzouwè, Mawussi Koffi, Womey Kodzovi Mawulé Corcellar, Kuéviakoé Messanh Délagnon Irénée, Layibo Yao, Padaro Essohana, Fétéké Lochina

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2024;14(1):5-10. doi: 10.5348/100082Z02MH2024RA



Case Report

Refractory autoimmune hemolytic anemia secondary to Babesia

Menchu Ong, Jennifer Lee, Fnu Deepika, Eric X Wei, James Cotelingam

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2024;14(1):1-4. doi: 10.5348/100081Z02MO2024CR



Volume 13 Issue 2 (July–December 2023)

Research Article

Evaluation of the prevalence of anti-erythrocyte alloimmunization in 100 polytransfused patients in Lomé, Togo

Agboka S Hounogbé, Hèzouwè Magnang, Koboyo L Nadjir, Santrao Etassoli, Bassintou Mazou, Adjoa Holali Ameyapoh, Christelle Nguepou Tchopba, Gnatoulma Katawa, Lochina Fétéké, Maléwé Kolou

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2023;13(2):17-27. doi: 10.5348/100080Z02AH2023RA



Clinical Studies

Every one counts: A retrospective cohort study examining the safety of extending pre-transfusion compatibility testing from 72 hours to 7 days in hematology patients receiving red blood cell transfusions

Harriet Ambrose, Ashlee Hedrick, Marcus de Leur, Georgina Elton, Alicia Evans (Bruce), Rebecca Mullen, Philip Rowlings, Bryony Ross, Ritam Prasad, Anoop K Enjeti

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2023;13(2):8-16. doi: 10.5348/100079Z02HA2023CL



Research Article

Variations in low titer group O whole blood practices in the United States

Amy Z Lund, Ryan Kohli, Matthew Nicholaou, Justin R Rhees

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2023;13(2):1-7. doi: 10.5348/100078Z02AL2023RA



Volume 13 Issue 1 (January–June 2023)

Research Article

Distribution of ABO and Rhesus (RHD) blood groups among blood donors in Republic of Congo

Brunel M Angounda, Serge O Mokono, Geneviève B Boukatou, Boris S Bakoua, Edwige PLC Nanitelamio

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2023;13(1):9-14. doi: 10.5348/100077Z02BA2023RA



Research Article

Rising anti-SARS-CoV-2 titer in a human immunoglobulin preparation

Christopher Hein, Viola Marschall, Veit Braun, Jörg Schüttrumpf, Matthias Germer

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2023;13(1):1-8. doi: 10.5348/100076Z02CH2023RA



Volume 12 Issue 2 (July–December 2022)

Research Article

Challenges facing blood transfusion services at a regional blood transfusion center in Western Kenya

Kavulavu BM, Bushuru BN, Muendo NN, Kumotia WO, Kipkulei JC, Lotodo TC, Kirinyet JK, Tum F, Obala A

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2022;12(2):12-20. doi: 10.5348/100075Z02KM2022RA



Research Article

Epidemiological surveillance and burden of serological infectious markers among adult population of New Juaben Municipality: A 6-year laboratory review from the Eastern Regional Hospital, Ghana

Francis Abeku Ussher, Osmanu Taufik, James Osei-Yeboah, Sylvester Yao Lokpo, George Damptey Danquah, George Kwasi Kwakye, Joyce Der

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2022;12(2):1-11. doi: 10.5348/100074Z02FU2022RA



Volume 12 Issue 1 (January–June 2022)

Case Report

Assessment of transfusion practices in pediatrics: A case report

Lemssahli Ilham, Belmekki Abdelkader

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2022;12(1):11-17. doi: 10.5348/100073Z02LI2022CR



Research Article

Platelet transfusion practices in neonatology: A single-center observational study

Alexandra Zabeida, Jacques Lacroix, Anie Lapointe, Christian Lachance, Alexis Cournoyer, Andréanne Villeneuve

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2022;12:100072Z02AZ2022. doi: 10.5348/100072Z02AZ2022RA



Research Article

A randomized open-label clinical trial to evaluate convalescent plasma compared to conventional standard care management for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) in hospitalized patients in the Dominican Republic

Angiolina Camilo Reynoso, Socrates Sosa, Dolores Mejia, Ludwig Frontier, Angel Diaz, Rafael Montero

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2022;12:100071Z02AC2022. doi: 10.5348/100071Z02AC2022RA



Research Article

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on whole blood donation: Perspective of a Portuguese Hospital Blood Bank

Filipa Martins Pereira, Luís Moura, Liliana Fonseca, Arnaldo Brito, Filipe Lobo, Ana Palmira Amaral, Marina Costa

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2022;12:100070Z02FP2022. doi: 10.5348/100070Z02FP2022RA



Review Article

Blood supply and transfusion safety during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ilham Lemssahli, Abdelkader Belmekki

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2022;12:100069Z02IL2022. doi: 10.5348/100069Z02IL2022RV



Case Report

Blood donation and anemia: A case report

Ilham Lemssahli, Khadija Hajjout, Abdelkader Belmekki

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2022;12:100068Z02IL2022. doi: 10.5348/100068Z02IL2022CR



Short Report

Spectrum of clinically significant anti-M antibody in patients requiring transfusion

Ashish Jain, Lakhvinder Singh, Arunpreet Kaur, Ratti Ram Sharma

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2022;12:100067Z02AJ2022. doi: 10.5348/100067Z02AJ2022SR



Volume 11 Issue 2 (July–December 2021)

Research Article

The burden of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B and C virus infections in patients with sickle cell anemia in Uyo, Nigeria: A hospital based cross-sectional study

Idongesit Samuel Akpan, Asukwo Etim Onukak, Iyanam Victory Edet, Ajayi Oyedele Oyewumi

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2021;11:100066Z02IA2021. doi: 10.5348/100066Z02IA2021RA



Review Article

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on blood transfusion systems: International review and the Moroccan blood transfusion system experience

Sabah Bouhou, Khadija Lahjouji, Mohammed Benajiba, Azlarab Masrar

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2021;11:100065Z02SB2021. doi: 10.5348/100065Z02SB2021RV



Review Article

The risk of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 through blood and blood products: The current state of knowledge (international review)

Sabah Bouhou, Mohammed Benajiba, Azlarab Masrar

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2021;11:100064Z02SB2021. doi: 10.5348/100064Z02SB2021RV



Research Article

Initiative for rare donor registry for A2/A2B subgroups with Rh phenotyping: A first of its kind

Sadhana Mangwana, Dolly Gohel, Shashi Kumar

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2021;11:100063Z02SM2021. doi: 10.5348/100063Z02SM2021RA



Editorial

One year of COVID-19 pandemic: Challenges and lessons learnt on the transfusion of convalescent plasma to COVID-19 patients

Sadhana Mangwana

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2021;11:100062Z02SM2021. doi: 10.5348/100062Z02SM2021ED



Editorial

Who is our patient: The fetus or the mother?

Carlos Alberto Gonzalez, Silvana Gonzalez, Jeremías González

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2021;11:100061Z02CG2021. doi: 10.5348/100061Z02CG2021ED



Volume 11 Issue 1 (January–June 2021)

Technical Report

Accurate temperature representation of storage conditions of human tissue and blood products: A cold chain analysis

Michael R Rusnack

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2021;11:100060Z02MR2021. doi: 10.5348/100060Z02MR2021TR



Editorial

Regulatory systems for blood and blood components: What about effectiveness?

Cees Th. Smit Sibinga

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2021;11:100059Z02CS2021. doi: 10.5348/100059Z02CS2021ED



Research Article

Comparative in vitro evaluation between platelet concentrates from buffy-coat pooling storage in 100% plasma and 80% platelet additive solution SSP+

Dalia Moreno, Ludwig Frontier, Ignacio Álvarez, Yolanda Ibarra, Yazmín Morales, Claudia Vianey Domínguez

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2021;11:100058Z02DM2021. doi: 10.5348/100058Z02DM2021RA



Case Report

Proactive strategies during a COVID-19 pandemic on regional center for blood transfusion in Oujda city and its impact on blood supply management

Saliha Mharchi, Mounir Cherfi, Ahmed Karim, Abdelhamid Bouazza, Zaina Sidqi, Mohammed Benajiba

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2021;11:100057Z02SM2021. doi: 10.5348/100057Z02SM2021RA



Research Article

A close aspect of recognizing and resolving blood group discrepancy carried in a tertiary hospital, Bangladesh

Sonia Shormin Miah, Ashadul Islam, Mahbuba Sharmin Linia

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2021;11:100056Z02SM2021. doi: 10.5348/100056Z02SM2021RA



Volume 10 Issue 2 (July–December 2020)

Short Report

Latin American experience with blood component’s quality control obtained by buffy coat method

Dalia María Moreno Cardona, Ludwig Frontier, Ignacio Álvarez, Yolanda Ibarra, Yazmín Morales, Alicia Alvarado, Karin Martínez, Nohora Cristancho, Mary Rolón, Zuly Hernández

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2020;10:100055Z02DM2020. doi: 10.5348/100055Z02DM2020CR



Case Report

Thrombocytapheresis: An important therapeutic tool in the management of thrombocytosis in cerebral venous thrombosis

Sadhana Mangwana

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2020;10:100054Z02SM2020. doi: 10.5348/100054Z02SM2020CR



Research Article

Immunogenicity of red cell alloantigens in the Japanese population

Mao Watanabe, Hitoshi Ohto, Christopher A Tormey, Hiroyasu Yasuda, Nozomi Takano, Keiji Minakawa, Satoshi Ono, Maiko Yamada-Abe, Hiroe Suzuki, Akiko Sugawara, Kinuyo Kawabata, Kenneth E Nollet, Kazuhiko Ikeda

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2020;10:100053Z02MW2020. doi: 10.5348/100053Z02MW2020RA



Volume 10 Issue 1 (January–June 2020)

Research Article

Seroprevalence of transfusion transmissible infections among sickle cell anemia patients in Jos, North Central Nigeria

E D Jatau, O J Egesie, O D Damulak, A Oyekemi, J Jasini, C N Okeke, Z Ayuba, O A Adeyemi, E A Akor, U G Egesie

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2020;10:100052Z02EJ2020. doi: 10.5348/100052Z02EJ2020RA



Research Article

Endocrine complications of beta-thalassemia major patients—Cross-sectional study

Attanayaka Mudiyanse Dilhara Sewwandi Karunaratna, Jamburagoda Gamage Shirani Ranasingha, Rasnayaka Mudiyanselage Mudiyanse

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2020;10:100051Z02AK2020. doi: 10.5348/100051Z02AK2020AK



Volume 9 Issue 2 (July–December 2019)

Research Article

Implementation and evaluation of a blood products traceability procedure in a District General Hospital

Francis Ajeneye

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2019;9:100050Z02FA2019. doi: 10.5348/100050Z02FA2019RA



Research Article

Platelet transfusion: A study of methods of preparation, storage, quality control, and indications of whole blood-derived platelet concentrates

Suhas K Thazha, Bibin Scaria, Ramieldin GA Mohammed, Sameesh S Rengan

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2019;9:100049Z02ST2019. doi: 10.5348/100049Z02ST2019RA



Research Article

Red blood cell alloimmunization in multitransfused hemodialysis renal patients in central Sudan

Mohamed Eltaib Elmobark, Asaad Adam Abbass, Eman Anwer, Usama Abdalla Elsharief, Bakri Yousif Mohamed Nour

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2019;9:100048Z02ME2019. doi: 10.5348/100048Z02ME2019RA



Research Article

Variations of three single nucleotide polymorphisms in ABCG2 modify Jra expression

Yoshiko Ogiyama, Shoichi Ito, Michiyo Irino, Tomoko Hishinuma, Tomomi Asano, Masanori Ooyama, Hiroshi Shimizu, Kunitoshi Nakagawa, Masayoshi Minegishi, Takahiro Osabe, Kenichi Ogasawara, Ikuo Wada, Hitoshi Ohto

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2019;9:100047Z02YO2019. doi: 10.5348/100047Z02YO2019RA



Case Report

Successful treatment of severe idiopathic mixed autoimmune hemolytic anemia with bortezomib and intravenous immunoglobulin

Iloabueke Chineke, Suaka Kagbo-Kue, Judith Aniekwena, Myra Rose

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2019;9:100046Z02IC2019. doi: 10.5348/100046Z02IC2019CR



Volume 9 Issue 1 (January–June 2019)

Editorial

Red blood cell allo- and autoimmunization and microbes: Two sides of the same coin

Carlos A. Gonzalez, Silvana Gonzalez

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2019;9:100045Z02CG2019. doi: 10.5348/100045Z02CG2019ED



Editorial

Prevention of adverse reactions: Journey from blood safety to transfusion safety

Sadhana Mangwana

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2019;9:100044Z02SM2019. doi: 10.5348/100044Z02SM2019ED



Editorial

Universal health coverage and WHO model list of essential medicines – impact on blood transfusion in lower- and middle-income countries

Cees Th. Smit Sibinga, Yetmgeta E. Abdella

International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2019;9:100043Z02CS2019. doi: 10.5348/100043Z02CS2019ED



Volume 8, Issue 1 (January–June 2018)

Original Article
Shortened antibody screening interval has decreased the incidence of delayed hemolytic transfusion reactions
Nozomi Takano, Hiroyasu Yasuda, Masami Kikuchi, Kinuyo Kawabata, Chikako Takeuchi-Baba, Satoshi Ono, Takako Ono, Keiji Minakawa, Akiko Sugawara, Saori Miura, Kazuya Watanabe, Maiko Abe, Hiroe Suzuki, Mao Watanabe, Mutsumi Sasaki, Kazuhiko Ikeda, Kenneth E. Nollet, Hitoshi Ohto
International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2018;8:100042Z02NT2018.  Article ID: 100042Z02NT2018  doi: 10.5348/100042Z02NT2018OA
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Original Article
Hematological cellular alterations in plateletpheresis donors
Hanan Mahmoud Fayed, Sanaa Shaker Ali, Eman Salah Eldin
International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2018;8:100041Z02HF2018.  Article ID: 100041Z02HF2018  doi: 10.5348/100041Z02HF2018OA
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Original Article
Transfusion-related alloimmunization to red cell antigens among pediatric recipients
Maiko Abe, Hitoshi Ohto, Keiji Minakawa, Kinuyo Kawabata, Satoshi Ono, Nozomi Takano, Hiroe Suzuki, Mao Watanabe, Akiko Sugawara, Masami Kikuchi, Saori Miura, Chikako Takeuchi-Baba, Hiroyasu Yasuda, Kenneth E. Nollet, Yoshiko Tamai, Junichi Kitazawa, Kazuhiko Ikeda
International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2018;8:100040Z02MA2018.  Article ID: 100040Z02MA2018  doi: 10.5348/100040Z02MA2018OA
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Original Article
Evaluation of erythrocyte autoantibodies with flow cytometric phagocytosis assay
Shoichi Ito, Tomoko Hishinuma, Yoshiko Ogiyama, Tomomi Asano, Haruka Kagaya, Michiyo Irino, Hideya Hasegawa, Hiroshi Shimizu, Kenneth E. Nollet, Masayoshi Minegishi, Hitoshi Ohto
International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2018;8:100039Z02SI2018.  Article ID: 100039Z02SI2018  doi: 10.5348/100039Z02SI2018OA
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Original Article
Frequencies of human platelet antigens (HPA-1, -2, -3, -4, and -5) among the Moroccan blood donors
Zainab Ouabdelmoumene, Houria EL Housse, Fatima Zarati, Nadia Nourichafi, Kamal Bouisk, Mohamed Benajiba, Norddine Habti
International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2018;8:100038Z02ZO2018.  Article ID: 100038Z02ZO2018  doi: 10.5348/100038Z02ZO2018OA
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Review Article
Management of daratumumab interference in Portuguese blood transfusion medicine: a literature review about unmet needs and challenges
Dialina Brilhante, Teresa Chabert, Anabela Brites, Fátima Nascimento, Maria José Rodrigues, José António Duran, Sérgio Barroso, Rita Jaime, Ana Maria Esesumaga
International Journal of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology 2018;8:100037Z02DB2018.  Article ID: 100037Z02DB2018  doi: 10.5348/100037Z02DB2018RA
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Original Article
Extensive human platelet specific antigens typing of blood donors of different geographical origin to manage platelet transfusion in alloimmunized patients: Experience from a transfusion center in Northeastern Italy
Donatella Londero, Mauro Miani, Cristina Rinaldi, Vivianna Totis, Vincenzo de Angelis
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2018;8:4–11.  Article ID: 100036IJBTIDL2018  doi: 10.5348/ijbti-2018-36-OA-2
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Editorial
Patient blood management: Need of the hour
Sadhana Mangwana
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2018;8:1–3.  Article ID: 100035IJBTISM2018  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2018-35-ED-1
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Volume 7, Issue 2 (July–December 2017)

Case Report
A novel splice-site mutation in RHD gene associated with RhD negative phenotype
Maria Antonietta Villa, Nicoletta Revelli, Cinzia Paccapelo, Francesca Truglio, Araitz Molano, Mónica López
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2017;7:46–50.  Article ID:100034IJBTIMV2017  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2017-34-CR-7
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Original Article
Seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and human immunodeficiency virus among volunteer blood donors in the National Blood Transfusion Center of Lomé
Liza Koboyo Nadjir, Malewe Kolou, Gnatoulma Katawa, Alexander Kwame Kwarteng, Abdoul Raouf Issa, Hèzouwè Magnang, Koffi Mawussi, Lochina Feteke, Koffi Yvon Segbena
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2017;7:41–45.  Article ID: 100033IJBTINK2017  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2017-33-OA-6
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Original Article
Iron overload in beta thalassemia major patients
Atthanayaka Mudiyanselage Dilhara Sewwandi Karunaratna, JG Shirani Ranasingha, Rasnayaka Mudiyanselage Mudiyanse
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2017;7:33–40.  Article ID: 100032IJBTIAK2017  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2017-32-OA-5
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Original Article
Evaluation of body mass index, hematocrit, erythrocyte sedimentation rate and total protein in voluntary and commercial blood donors in Nigeria: Advocating for simultaneous screening for nutritional status
Chukwurah Ejike Felix, Nwangbo Daniel Ogodo, Azuobu Angela Ngozi
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2017;7:26–32.  Article ID: 100031IJBTICF2017  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2017-31-OA-4
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Volume 7, Issue 1 (January–June 2017)

Original Article
Comparative study of two automated pre-transfusion testing systems (microplate and gel column methods) with standard tube technique
Takako Ono, Hitoshi Ohto, Hiroyasu Yasuda, Rie Hikichi, Kinuyo Kawabata, Keiji Minakawa, Satoshi Ono, Masami Kikuchi, Akiko Sugawara, Shunnichi Saito, Nozomi Takano, Kenneth E. Nollet
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2017;7:15–25.  Article ID: 100030IJBTITO2017  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2017-30-OA-3
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Original Article
The prevalence of transfusion transmitted infections: A focus on hepatitis b virus among blood donors at Hawassa blood bank center, Southern Ethiopia
Fisseha Bonja, Mintewab Hussein, Jemal Alemu, Daniel Gemechu, Misganaw Birhaneselassie
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2017;7:7–14.  Article ID: 100029IJBTIFB2017  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2017-29-OA-2
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Original Article
Hepcidin testing; establishing reference values for the Namibian blood donor population
Martin Gonzo, Aaron Maramba, Gordon Taylor
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2017;7:1–6.  Article ID: 100028IJBTIMG2017  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2017-28-OA-1
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Volume 6, Issue 2   (July–December 2016)

Original Article
Assessment of donor deferral rates and deferral reasons at the Namibia blood transfusion services
Martin Gonzo, Aili Shuuveni, Munyaradzi Mukesi, Israel Chipare, Sylvester Moyo
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2016;6:37–43.  Article ID: 100027IJBTIMG2016  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2016-27-OA-7
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Original Article
Seroprevalence and risk factors for human T cell lymphotropic viruses types 1 and 2 among blood donors in Jos, Nigeria
Ma'an V. T., Fasola F. A., Egesie O. J., Ma'an D. N.
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2016;6:30–36.  Article ID: 100026IJBTIMT2016  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2016-26-OA-6
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Original Article
Preparation of red cell concentrates in low-income countries: Efficacy of whole blood settling method by simple gravity in Burkina Faso
Salam Sawadogo, Kompingnin Nébié, Eléonore Kafando, Tieba Millogo, Siaka Ouattara, Honorine Dahourou, Georges Ouédraogo, Sibiri Nana, Véronique Deneys
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2016;6:20–29.  Article ID: 100025IJBTISS2016  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2016-25-OA-5
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Volume 6, Issue 1 (January–June 2016)

Original Article
Serosurvey of human T cell lymphotropic virus I/II among blood donors in Gombe (Nigeria)
Mohammed Mohammed Manga, Adeola Fowotade, Saleh Yuguda, Girei Ahmed Iya, Mohammed Yahaya, Yakubu Munkaila Sheriff, Omoruyi Ewean Chukwuma, Ibrahim Musa Yola, Rasheed Ajani Bakare
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2016;6:12–19.  Article ID: 100024IJBTIMM2016  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2016-24-OA-4
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Case Report
Bombay blood phenotype: Laboratory detection and transfusions recommendations
Nicholas Suraci, Maximo Mora
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2016;6:8–11.  Article ID: 100023IJBTINS2016  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2016-23-CR-3
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Original Article
Prevalence of weak D phenotype among D negative C/E+ blood donors in Morocco
Mariam EL Wafi, Houria EL Housse, Nadia Nourichafi, Kamal Bouisk, Mohamed Benajiba, Norddine Habti
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2016;6:3–7.  Article ID: 100022IJBTIMW2016  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2016-22-OA-2
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Letter to Editors
Detection sensitivity of red cell alloantibodies using microtube column agglutination systems
Takako Ono, Rie Hikichi, Kinuyo Kawabata, Hitoshi Ohto
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2016;6:1–2.  Article ID: 100021IJBTITO2016  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2016-21-LE-1
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Volume 5, Issue 2 (July–December 2015)

Original Article
Analysis of the evolution of the residual risk of HIV transmission at the National Blood Transfusion Center (CNTS) of Lomé (Togo) from January 2008 to December 2012
Liza Koboyo Nadjir, Akuété Yvon Segbena, Jean-Pierre Cazenave
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2015;5:29–34.  Article ID: 100020IJBTINK2015  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2015-20-ED-6
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Editorial
Could MSBOS contribute to patient blood management in the era of global financial crisis?
Serena Valsami, Dimitrios Dimitroulis
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2015;5:26–28.  Article ID: 100019IJBTISV2015  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2015-19-ED-5
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Original Article
Evaluation of nucleic acid testing for blood donors: One year study
Hussain Al-Turaifi
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2015;5:19–25.  Article ID: 100018IJBTIHA2015  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2015-18-OA-4
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Volume 5, Issue 1 (January–June 2015)

Review Article
Induced pluripotent stem cells in infections
Anubha Singh, Deepak Kumar Singh, Usha Bhoria
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2015;5:14–18.  Article ID: 100017IJBTIAS2015  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2015-17-RA-3
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Review Article
Induced pluripotent stem cells: An update
Anubha Singh, Deepak Kumar Singh, Usha Bhoria
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2015;5:6–13.  Article ID: 100016IJBTIAS2015  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2015-16-RA-2
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Original Article
Lifetime risk and characterization of red blood cell alloimmunization in chronically transfused patients with sickle cell disease
Woldie I., Swerdlow P., Bluth M.H., Mohammad U., Landolfi E., Chaudrhy S., Dyson G., O' Malley B.A.
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2015;5:1–5.  Article ID: 100015IJBTIWI2015  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2015-15-OA-1
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Volume 4, Issue 1 (July–December 2014)

Original Article
Pattern of blood donor deferral in a tertiary hospital, South-south, Nigeria: A three-year study review
Timothy Amos Ekwere, Mabel Ino-Ekanem, Olugbemi Oluseyi Motilewa, Iquo Augustine Ibanga
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2014;4:7–12.  Article ID: 100014IJBTITE2014  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2014-14-OA-2
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Case Report
Iron deficiency in regular blood donors in Enugu (Southeastern Nigeria)
Grace Ifeoma Amilo, Martin Ossy Ifeanyichukwu, Amauche Martina Ngwu, Godwin Okorie Obi
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2014;4:1–6.  Article ID: 100013IJBTIGA2014  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2014-13-OA-1
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Volume 3, Issue 2 (July–December 2013)

Case Report
Severe hemolytic disease of the fetus due to anti-Kpa antibody
Karen Q Rossi, Scott Scrape, Christopher Lang, Richard O'Shaughnessy
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2013;3:19–22.  Article ID: 100012IJBTIKQR2013  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2013-12-CR-3
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Review Article
A guide to organizing a voluntary blood donation camp
Nafis Ahmed, Senthil Kumar R
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2013;3:13–18.  Article ID: 100011IJBTINA2013  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2013-11-RA-2
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Volume 3, Issue 1 (January–June 2013)

Case Report
A new look at an old case: An auto-anti-P with pseudo-LKE activity
Laura Cooling
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2013;3:1–12.  Article ID: 100010IJBTILC2013  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2013-10-OA-1
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Volume 2, Issue 2 (July–December 2012)

Original Article
Evaluation of fresh frozen plasma usage at a medical college hospital - A two year study
Kulkarni N
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2012;2:16–20.  Article ID: 100009IJBTINK2012  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2012-9-OA-4
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Original Article
Study on the effectiveness of transfusion program in dengue patients receiving platelet transfusion
Kulkarni N
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2012;2:11–15.  Article ID: 100008IJBTINK2012  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2012-8-OA-3
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Volume 2, Issue 1 (January–June 2012)

Original Article
Knowledge, attitude and practice of voluntary blood donation among physicians in a tertiary health facility of a developing country
Benedict N, Usimenahon A, Alexander NI, Isi A
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2012;2:4–10.  Article ID: 100007IJBTINB2012  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2012-7-OA-2
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Short Report
Analysis of the seroprevalence of HIV, HBsAg, HCV and syphilitic infections detected in the pretranfusion blood: A short report
Kulkarni N
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2012;2:1–3.  Article ID: 100006IJBTINK2012  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2012-6-SR-1
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Volume 1, Issue 1 (July–December 2011)

Original Article
Morphological and functional changes in random donor platelets stored for seven days in platelet additive solution
Chandra T, Gupta A, Kumar A, Afreen S
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2011;1:21–26.  Article ID: 100005IJBTITC2011  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2011-5-OA-5
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Case Report
Delayed hemolytic reaction due to anti Jka alloimmunization
Malhotra S, Kaur G, Singh L, Basu S, Lehl SS
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2011;1:17–20.  Article ID: 100004IJBTISM2011  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2011-4-CR-4
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Original Article
Correlation of umbilical cord blood volume with CD34+ cells concentration
Chandra T, Afreen S, Kumar A, Singh U
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2011;1:12–16.  Article ID: 100003IJBTITC2011  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2011-3-OA-3
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Original Article
Survey of platelet glycoprotein specific antibodies and HLA class 1 antibodies in a cross section of Nigerian multiparous women
Jeremiah ZA, Oburu JE
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2011;1:7–11.  Article ID: 100002IJBTIZAJ2011  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2011-2-OA-2
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Original Article
Evaluation of the clinical utility of maternal alloantibody screening as a surrogate to antiglobulin crossmatch procedures in resource limited settings
Jeremiah ZA, Mordi A
International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology 2011;1:1–6.  Article ID: 100001IJBTIJZA2011  doi:10.5348/ijbti-2011-1-OA-1
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