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  1. A novel marker for screening paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria using routine complete blood count and cell population data

    ... marker. METHODS: We analyzed 979 complete blood counts (CBC) data from 963 patients including 57 data from 44 PNH ... were followed: flow cytometry for CD55 and CD59 on red blood cells (RBCs) to a detection level of 1%; and fluorescent aerolysin, ...

    Research Article last updated 03/02/2015 - 11:39am.

  2. Transfusion Thresholds, Quality of Life, and Current Approaches in Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... Hemoglobin thresholds and triggers for blood transfusions have changed over the years moving from a higher to a lower ... clinical trials are looking for a more liberal approach of red cell transfusion and the effect on quality of life as opposed to the ...

    Research Article last updated 06/23/2016 - 9:55am.

  3. What is PNH?

    ... ( paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria ) is a very rare blood disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. PNH occurs because of a genetic change to some ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:12pm.

  4. Pure Red Cell Aplasia (PRCA)

    Pure Red Cell Aplasia (PRCA) ... precursors (reticulocytes) in the marrow and a low red blood cell count. The amounts of white blood cells and platelet ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:14pm.

  5. Flu Season Update

    ... that viral infections including influenza, can suppress the blood counts, so actually getting the flu may cause more problems. For ... a few case reports of incidents of hemolysis (when red blood cells are destroyed) after receiving a flu shot. Although case ...

    Facts for Life last updated 02/01/2018 - 3:49pm.

  6. Prognostic value of self-reported fatigue on overall survival in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: a multicentre, prospective, observational, cohort study

    ... dependency (defined as having received at least one red blood cell transfusion every 8 weeks over a period of 4 months), Eastern ...

    Research Article last updated 11/10/2015 - 10:47am.

  7. Alina Dulau Florea, MD

    ... , some bone marrow cells and their progeny in the blood lack an important cell surface component that functions as an anchor for ... system. The result of this deficiency is a breakdown of red cells. If large quantities of red cells are destroyed, people become very ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 01/12/2018 - 9:50am.

  8. Short- and long-term benefits of lenalidomide treatment in patients with lower-risk del(5q) myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... that lenalidomide is effective not only in reducing red blood cell (RBC) transfusion burden, but also in modifying the disease ...

    Research Article last updated 12/08/2015 - 1:06pm.

  9. Efficacy and safety of extended dosing schedules of CC-486 (oral azacitidine) in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... Overall Response (complete or partial remission, red blood cell [RBC] or platelet transfusion independence [TI], or ...

    Research Article last updated 12/09/2015 - 8:56am.

  10. Current concepts in the pathophysiology and treatment of aplastic anemia

    ... viewed in isolation as an odd, rare, and invariably fatal blood disease, aplastic anemia is now of substantial interest for its ... of patients. Once relegated to a few presentations in the red cell and anemia sessions of the ASH, the Society now sponsors multiple ...

    Research Article last updated 01/07/2014 - 12:34pm.