R Cardigan

Summary

Affiliation: NHS Blood and Transplant
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Coagulation factor content of plasma produced from whole blood stored for 24 hours at ambient temperature: results from an international multicenter BEST Collaborative study
    R Cardigan
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, UK
    Transfusion 51:50S-57S. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Short-term deviations in temperature during storage of plasma at -40°C do not affect its quality
    Rebecca Cardigan
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, UK
    Transfusion 51:1541-5. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Platelet apoptosis and activation in platelet concentrates stored for up to 12 days in plasma or additive solution
    P Cookson
    Components Development Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Cresent Drive, Brentwood, Essex CM15 8DP, UK
    Transfus Med 20:392-402. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Repeated short-term warming of red blood cell concentrates has minimal effect on their quality
    S Thomas
    Components Development Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, UK
    Vox Sang 103:113-21. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Lipaemic plasma induces haemolysis in resuspended red cell concentrate
    S Bashir
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Vox Sang 104:218-24. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Red cell concentrate storage and transport temperature
    V Hancock
    Component Development Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Transfus Med 21:325-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Ensuring that blood transfusion sets administer an effective dose of functional blood components
    S Bashir
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, UK
    Transfus Med 23:226-30. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of leucocyte depletion on the quality of fresh-frozen plasma
    R Cardigan
    National Blood Service, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Br J Haematol 114:233-40. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of platelet activation in platelet concentrates measured by flow cytometry or ADVIA 2120
    M J Beard
    Components Development, NHS Blood and Transplant, Crescent Drive, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Vox Sang 101:122-30. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Double red cell concentrates -in vitro quality after delayed refrigeration
    S Thomas
    Component Development Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, UK
    Transfus Med 20:315-21. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Coagulation factor content of plasma produced from whole blood stored for 24 hours at ambient temperature: results from an international multicenter BEST Collaborative study
    R Cardigan
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, UK
    Transfusion 51:50S-57S. 2011
    ..The lack of comprehensive data on the quality of plasma produced from blood stored in this way led to this international study...
  2. doi request reprint Short-term deviations in temperature during storage of plasma at -40°C do not affect its quality
    Rebecca Cardigan
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, UK
    Transfusion 51:1541-5. 2011
    ..Little data are available on the suitability of frozen plasma for transfusion when stored outside its normal temperature, which is the focus of investigation in this study...
  3. doi request reprint Platelet apoptosis and activation in platelet concentrates stored for up to 12 days in plasma or additive solution
    P Cookson
    Components Development Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Cresent Drive, Brentwood, Essex CM15 8DP, UK
    Transfus Med 20:392-402. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether storage of PC in additive solution alters levels of apoptosis during storage beyond the current shelf life (5-7 days)...
  4. doi request reprint Repeated short-term warming of red blood cell concentrates has minimal effect on their quality
    S Thomas
    Components Development Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, UK
    Vox Sang 103:113-21. 2012
    ..However, there are occasions when components may be exposed to conditions outwith the defined limits. This study aimed to generate prospective data on the effect of red cell exposure to extremes of temperature...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lipaemic plasma induces haemolysis in resuspended red cell concentrate
    S Bashir
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Vox Sang 104:218-24. 2013
    ..We also investigated whether haemolysis was affected by the conditions under which lipaemic plasma was stored...
  6. doi request reprint Red cell concentrate storage and transport temperature
    V Hancock
    Component Development Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Transfus Med 21:325-9. 2011
    ..The guidelines stipulate storage at 2-6 °C but allow exposure to between 1-10 °C core temperature in a single occurrence of less than 5 h and a surface temperature of 2-10 °C for no more than 12 h during transportation...
  7. doi request reprint Ensuring that blood transfusion sets administer an effective dose of functional blood components
    S Bashir
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, UK
    Transfus Med 23:226-30. 2013
    ..Proposed changes to ISO 1135-4 will require that blood transfusion administration sets are demonstrated by the manufacturers to be suitable for the range of cellular and plasma blood components for which they are designated...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of leucocyte depletion on the quality of fresh-frozen plasma
    R Cardigan
    National Blood Service, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Br J Haematol 114:233-40. 2001
    ..None of the observed changes are likely to be clinically significant unless subsequent processing of plasma (such as pathogen inactivation) results in further losses of coagulation factors...
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of platelet activation in platelet concentrates measured by flow cytometry or ADVIA 2120
    M J Beard
    Components Development, NHS Blood and Transplant, Crescent Drive, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Vox Sang 101:122-30. 2011
    ..This study investigated the degree of correlation of these measures of platelet granularity with CD62P measurement of platelet activation by flow cytometry in platelet concentrates...
  10. doi request reprint Double red cell concentrates -in vitro quality after delayed refrigeration
    S Thomas
    Component Development Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, UK
    Transfus Med 20:315-21. 2010
    ..We conclude that the Cymbal device may be used to collect two RCC in SAGM, and the in vitro assessment indicates that RCC may be stored without refrigeration for up to 8 h following collection, prior to final storage at 4 °C...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of X-irradiation on the quality of red cell concentrates
    S Bashir
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Vox Sang 101:200-7. 2011
    ..X-irradiation can be used as an alternative to gamma irradiation and does not involve the use of a radioactive source. This study investigated the effect of X-irradiation on the quality of various red cell concentrates (RCC)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Platelet concentrates produced from whole blood using the Atreus processing system
    S Thomas
    Components Development Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Vox Sang 97:93-101. 2009
    ..This study compared the quality of PC made from BC using the Atreus, with those made by a manual method...
  13. ncbi request reprint In vitro function of buffy coat-derived platelet concentrates stored for 9 days in CompoSol, PASII or 100% plasma in three different storage bags
    R Cardigan
    Components Development Laboratory, NHS Blood and Transplant, Brentwood, UK
    Vox Sang 94:103-12. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the in vitro quality of buffy coat-derived platelet concentrates (PC) during extended storage in plasma or additive solution in three different storage bags...
  14. ncbi request reprint The development and evaluation of options for improving future U.K. blood component labelling--outcome of the 2013 U.K. hospital survey
    M J Nightingale
    Quality Assurance Department, NHS Blood and Transplant, Southampton, UK
    Transfus Med 24:89-98. 2014
    ..K. labelling is too 'cluttered', detracting from the clarity of critical information. This prompted a holistic review of labelling and available information technology (IT) with the aim of improving the situation...
  15. ncbi request reprint In vitro function of platelet concentrates prepared after filtration of whole blood or buffy coat pools
    C P Turner
    Components Development Laboratory, National Blood Service, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Vox Sang 88:164-71. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint The origin and identification of unknown events associated with low-level leucocyte counting by flow cytometry
    S Bashir
    National Blood Service, Brentwood, Essex, UK
    Vox Sang 85:190-8. 2003
    ..These extraregional events may result in discrepancies in residual WBC counts...
  17. ncbi request reprint The development of a national standardized approach for the enumeration of residual leucocytes in blood components
    R Cardigan
    National Blood Service, Brentwood Centre, Crescent Drive, Brentwood, Essex CM15 8DP, UK
    Vox Sang 83:100-9. 2002
    ..To provide statistical process monitoring of these processes, automated methods were introduced to count residual leucocytes (white blood cells) in blood components...