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2011

Joint Statement Before BPAC on Maintaining a Safe and Adequate Supply of Donated Blood During a Severe Emergency – 8/3/11
Statement Before ACBSA on Patient Blood Management – 6/8/11
Statement Before BPAC on the Donor Written Statement of Understanding – 4/29/11
Statement Before BPAC by Interorganizational Plasma Task Force on Plasma for Further Manufacture – 4/28/11

2010

Joint Statement Before BPAC on Risk of Dengue Virus Infection in Blood Donors - 12/14/10
Statement Before BPAC on Hemoglobin/Hematocrit Acceptance Standards and Interdonation Intervals – 7/27/10
Statement Before BPAC on Babesia Infection Risk by Blood Transfusion and Potential Strategies for Donor Testing – 7/26/10
Joint Statement Before ACBSA on Donor Deferral for Men Who Have Had Sex with Another Man (MSM) – 6/15/10

2009

Statement Before BPAC on Blood Pressure and Pulse as Blood Donor Eligibility Criteria – 11/17/09 (PDF)
Statement Before ACBSA on Decision Making Process for Transfusion and Transplantation Safety Policies – 5/1/09

2008

Statement Before NRC on the Use of Alternative Forms of CsCl Sources and Alternative Technologies – 9/30/08
Statement Before NRC on the Possible Phase Out of CsCl Sources – 9/30/08
Statement Before NRC on Additional Requirements for Enhanced Security of CsCl Sources – 9/30/08
Joint Statement Before ACBSA on the Clinical Significance of Red Cell Age in Transfusions – 5/30/08

2007

Statement Before CMS Advisory Panel on Ambulatory Payment Classification Groups on Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Processing Procedures – 9/6/07
Statement of AABB Interorganizational Task Force on Domestic Disasters and Acts of Terrorism Before ACBSA on Ensuring Transfusion and Transplantation Safety During Blood Shortages – 8/22/07 (PDF) 

2006

Statement Before ACBSA on Support for a U.S. Hemovigilance/Biovigilance Program – 5/9/06

2004

Joint Statement Before BPAC on Simian Foamy Virus – 10/21/04

2003

Statement on Use of Plasticizer DEHP in PVC Blood Bags – 6/03 

2002

Statement Before House Committee on Blood Supply and Disaster Preparedness – 9/10/02
Joint Statement Before Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Xenotransplantation – 3/12/02

2001

Statement Before ACBSA on Blood Supply and Utilization Data – 8/24/01
Statement Before ACBSA on Blood Supply and Utilization Data Collection – 4/20/01

2000

Statement Before the Xenotransplantation Subcommittee of the Biological Response Modifiers Advisory Committee – 1/13/00