A D Kitchen

Summary

Affiliation: National Blood Service
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Lot release testing of serological infectious disease assays used for donor and donation screening
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Reference Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, London, UK
    Vox Sang 98:508-16. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a malarial antibody assay for use in the screening of blood and tissue products for clinical use
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Reference Laboratory, National Blood Service, London, UK
    Vox Sang 87:150-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Transfusion-transmitted malaria: current donor selection guidelines are not sufficient
    A Kitchen
    English National Blood Service, UK
    Vox Sang 88:200-1. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Documented cases of post-transfusion malaria occurring in England: a review in relation to current and proposed donor-selection guidelines
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Laboratories, National Blood Service, London, UK
    Vox Sang 89:77-80. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Malaria and blood transfusion
    A D Kitchen
    National Blood Service, London, UK
    Vox Sang 90:77-84. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The systematic monitoring of transfusion microbiology test kit performance
    M J Nightingale
    National Blood Service, England
    Transfus Med 17:404-12. 2007
  7. doi request reprint The serological screening of deceased tissue donors within the English Blood Service for infectious agents--a review of current outcomes and a more effective strategy for the future
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Reference Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, National Blood Service, Colindale Avenue, London, UK
    Vox Sang 98:e193-200. 2010
  8. doi request reprint HIV screening reactivity due to donor participation in HIV vaccine trials
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Reference Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, National Blood Service, Colindale Avenue, London, UK
    Vox Sang 97:169-71. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Qualification of serological infectious disease assays for the screening of samples from deceased tissue donors
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Reference Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Colindale Avenue, London, NW9 5BG, UK
    Cell Tissue Bank 12:117-24. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of handling and storage of blood on the stability of hepatitis C virus RNA: implications for NAT testing in transfusion practice
    P R Grant
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, Department of Virology, London, UK
    Vox Sang 78:137-42. 2000

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Lot release testing of serological infectious disease assays used for donor and donation screening
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Reference Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, London, UK
    Vox Sang 98:508-16. 2010
    ..In 2002, National Health Service Blood and Transplant developed and implemented a formal system for the lot release testing of serology infectious disease screening assays...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a malarial antibody assay for use in the screening of blood and tissue products for clinical use
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Reference Laboratory, National Blood Service, London, UK
    Vox Sang 87:150-5. 2004
    ..A new recombinant Plasmodium antigen enzyme immunoassay (EIA) for the detection of malarial antibodies was evaluated for the screening of 'malaria-risk' blood and tissue donations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transfusion-transmitted malaria: current donor selection guidelines are not sufficient
    A Kitchen
    English National Blood Service, UK
    Vox Sang 88:200-1. 2005
    ..As a result of this case, changes to the United Kingdom donor selection guidelines have been proposed. These changes will prevent any such further transmissions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Documented cases of post-transfusion malaria occurring in England: a review in relation to current and proposed donor-selection guidelines
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Laboratories, National Blood Service, London, UK
    Vox Sang 89:77-80. 2005
    ..With the reappearance onto the market of high-quality malaria antibody assays, and by utilizing the results of analysis of these five cases, it has been possible to review the donor malaria-deferral guidelines...
  5. ncbi request reprint Malaria and blood transfusion
    A D Kitchen
    National Blood Service, London, UK
    Vox Sang 90:77-84. 2006
    ..Nonetheless, no matter what strategy is adopted, it is likely that cases of transfusion-transmitted malaria may still occur, so malaria must always be considered in any patient with a febrile illness post-transfusion...
  6. ncbi request reprint The systematic monitoring of transfusion microbiology test kit performance
    M J Nightingale
    National Blood Service, England
    Transfus Med 17:404-12. 2007
    ..This system helps to ensure that the evaluated minimum sensitivity and specificity of the assays is maintained from 'lot to lot'...
  7. doi request reprint The serological screening of deceased tissue donors within the English Blood Service for infectious agents--a review of current outcomes and a more effective strategy for the future
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Reference Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, National Blood Service, Colindale Avenue, London, UK
    Vox Sang 98:e193-200. 2010
    ..The overall effectiveness of the NHSBT screening programme for infectious agents in deceased tissue donors is examined and evaluated in terms of current outcomes and how to improve upon these outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint HIV screening reactivity due to donor participation in HIV vaccine trials
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Reference Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, National Blood Service, Colindale Avenue, London, UK
    Vox Sang 97:169-71. 2009
    ..While clinical trials of vaccines are important, the implications of some need careful consideration if they are not to adversely impact other areas of healthcare...
  9. doi request reprint Qualification of serological infectious disease assays for the screening of samples from deceased tissue donors
    A D Kitchen
    National Transfusion Microbiology Reference Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Colindale Avenue, London, NW9 5BG, UK
    Cell Tissue Bank 12:117-24. 2011
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  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of handling and storage of blood on the stability of hepatitis C virus RNA: implications for NAT testing in transfusion practice
    P R Grant
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, Department of Virology, London, UK
    Vox Sang 78:137-42. 2000
    ..To determine the stability of hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA during transport and storage of blood samples from donors, prior to screening for HCV by nucleic acid amplification technology...