Haematology & Transfusion Science

Vitamin K deficiency: a case study

Alison Hadfield, a Healthcare Science Section Leader in core haematology from the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, presents a vitamin K-deficiency patient case study.

Laboratory errors in transfusion 2020

Anne Lockhart, IBMS representative on the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) steering group, explains the latest annual report.

Experimental cancer blood test

A new method of analysing cancer patients’ blood for evidence of the disease could be up to 10 times more sensitive than previous methods, according to new research.

Emergency morphology

Professor Barbara J Bain covers some of the circumstances when blood films are vital.

Convalescent plasma therapy

A US team of Johns Hopkins experts has created a clinical guidebook to help hospitals and medical centres rapidly scale up their ability to deliver so-called convalescent plasma therapy, which leverages immune system components found in the plasma portion of blood from people who have recovered from COVID-19.

Blood on board

Blood Bank and Stem Cell Bank Discipline Manager Beverly Craig outlines an innovative project with the emergency services.

Clinical trial for rare blood disease

An international team has reported the use of a stem cell gene therapy to treat nine people with the rare, inherited blood disease known as X-linked chronic granulomatous disease (X-CGD). 

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