Our Mission: Advancing Transfusion Medicine

The mission of the NJABBP is to influence blood banking and transfusion medicine in New Jersey and our neighboring states to promote high quality, safe, cost effective blood transfusion practices through education and other efforts. The organization works to bring together individuals who are interested in Blood Banking to effect positive change. These individual members are interested in the scientific, medical, technical, recruitment and collection aspects of the blood banking industry and transfusion medicine.

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  • Von Willebrand factor, a versatile player in gastrointestinal bleeding in left ventricular assist device recipients? July 23, 2014
    Background Bleeding originating in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is one of the most common adverse events after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation. In these patients, GI bleeding appears to be the consequence of altered hemostasis on the one hand and alterations of the GI microvasculature on the other. Case Report We report the case of a pa
    Quentin Fischer, Marie-Geneviève Huisse, Guillaume Voiriot, Claudine Caron, Laurent Lepage, Marie-Pierre Dilly, Patrick Nataf, Nadine Ajzenberg, Matthias Kirsch
  • The genomic and seroprevalence of human bocavirus in healthy Chinese plasma donors and plasma derivatives July 23, 2014
    Background Human bocavirus (HBoV) is a novel parvovirus identified in 2005. It has mostly been detected in respiratory and enteric infections and has not been studied large scale in blood products in relation to transfusion. Study Design and Methods An in-house quantitative polymerase chain reaction (Q-PCR) was developed to test HBoV DNA in plasma and plasma
    Hongxue Li, Miao He, Peibin Zeng, Zhan Gao, Guohui Bian, Chunhui Yang, Wuping Li
  • Travel behavior and deferral of Dutch blood donors: consequences for donor availability July 23, 2014
    Background Donors returning from areas with outbreaks of infectious diseases may donate infectious blood back home. Geographic donor deferral is an effective measure to ensure the blood safety, but donor deferral may pose a threat for the blood supply especially after holiday seasons. Insight into the travel behavior of blood donors is a first step to define
    Ryanne W. Lieshout-Krikke, Welling Oei, Karin Habets, Pieternel C.M. Pasker-de Jong