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Title: IgG Subtype Determines Suppressive Vs. Enhancing Effects of Anti-RBC Antibodies through Fc Receptors in a Murine Model of Antibody Mediated Immune Regulation
Abstract Number: P1-A03A
Presenting Author: James C. Zimring, MD, PhD
Full Authors: Hayley Waterman1, Ariel M Hay1, Heather Howie1, Jenna Lebedev1, Meghan Delaney2, Krystalyn E Hudson1, Amanda L Richards1, Xiaohong Wang1 and James C Zimring*1
  1BloodworksNW Research Institute, 2Bloodworks NW

Title: Endothelial Expression of MHC Class I Is Necessary for Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury
Abstract Number: P2-A03A
Presenting Author: Mark R. Looney, MD
Full Authors: Nicholas Kwaan1, Benat Mallavia1, Craig N Morrell2, James C Zimring3 and Mark R Looney*1
  1UCSF, 2University of Rochester, 3BloodworksNW Research Institute

Title: Transfusion with Cold Stored Platelets in Patients Undergoing Complex Cardiothoracic Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass Circulation: Effect on Bleeding and Thromboembolic Risk
Abstract Number: P3-A03A
Presenting Author: Torunn O. Apelseth, MD, PhD
Full Authors: Torunn Oveland Apelseth*1,2, Einar Klæboe Kristoffersen2,3, Venny Lise Kvalheim3,4, Christopher Kalhagen Bjerkvig5,6, Theodor Kaurin Fosse5,6, Tor Audun Hervig2,3, Andrew P Cap7, Rune Haaverstad3,4, Turid Helen Felli Lunde2, Hanne Braathen2, Joar Sivertsen2 and Geir Strandenes2,8
  1Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, Haukeland University Hospital, 2Department of Immunology and Transfusion Medicine,     Haukeland University Hospital, 3School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, 4Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Hearth Disease, Haukeland University Hospital, 5Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Haukeland University Hospital, 6Norwegian Naval Special Operations Commando, 7U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, 8Norwegian Armed Forces Medical Services

Title: Danish Decision to Discontinue NAT Screening: Residual Risk Estimates for Transfusion Transmitted Viral Infections with and without NAT.
Abstract Number: P4-A03A
Presenting Author: Leen Baudewijn
Full Authors: Leen Baudewijn*1 and Jorgen Georgsen2
1Odense University Hospital, KIA, 2Odense University Hospital

Title: Zika RNA Persistence in Blood and Body Fluids and Clinical Outcomes in Infected Blood Donors
Abstract Number: P5-A03A
Presenting Author: Mars Stone, PhD
Full Authors: Dr. Mars Stone*1, Dr. Sonia Bakkour1, Dr. Tzong-Hae Lee1, Dr. Marion Lanteri1, Dr. Graham Simmons1, Don Brambilla2, Jose Orlando Alsina3, Phillip C Williamson4, Rita A Reik5, Susan A Galel6, Jeff Linnen7, Steve Kleinman8, Dr. Michael Paul Busch1 and for the NHLBI Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-III (REDS-III)9
  1Blood Systems Research Institute, 2RTI International, 3Banco de Sangre de Servicios Mutuos, 4Creative Testing Solutions, 5OneBlood, Inc., 6Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., 7Hologic, 8University of British Columbia, 9NHLBI

Title: Iron Status and Novel Risk Factors for Iron Depletion in a Diverse Donor Population
Abstract Number: P6-A03A
Presenting Author: Bryan R. Spencer, MPH
Full Authors: Bryan R. Spencer*1, Yuelong Guo2, Ritchard G. Cable3, Joseph E. Kiss4, Dr. Michael Paul Busch5, Grier Page2, Stacy Endres-Dighe2, Steve Kleinman6, Simone Glynn7, Dr. Alan Mast8 and for the NHLBI Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-III (REDS-III)9
  1American Red Cross, 2RTI International, 3American Red Cross Blood Services, 4Blood Systems Inc., 5Blood Systems Research Institute, 6University of British Columbia, 7NIH/NHLBI, 8Blood Research Institute, 9NHLBI