Ritchard G Cable

Summary

Affiliation: American Red Cross
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The difference between fingerstick and venous hemoglobin and hematocrit varies by sex and iron stores
    Ritchard G Cable
    New England Region, American Red Cross Blood Services, 209 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06032, USA
    Transfusion 52:1031-40. 2012
  2. pmc Iron deficiency in blood donors: the REDS-II Donor Iron Status Evaluation (RISE) study
    Ritchard G Cable
    New England Region, American Red Cross Blood Services, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
    Transfusion 52:702-11. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Limited effectiveness of donor deferral registries for transfusion-transmitted disease markers
    Ritchard Cable
    American Red Cross Blood Services, Northeast Division, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
    Transfusion 48:34-42. 2008
  4. pmc Iron deficiency in blood donors: analysis of enrollment data from the REDS-II Donor Iron Status Evaluation (RISE) study
    Ritchard G Cable
    New England Region, American Red Cross Blood Services, Farmington, Connecticut 06032 USA
    Transfusion 51:511-22. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk and prevention of transfusion-transmitted babesiosis and other tick-borne diseases
    Ritchard G Cable
    American Red Cross, Connecticut Blood Services, Farmington, and University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 10:405-11. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Demonstrable parasitemia among Connecticut blood donors with antibodies to Babesia microti
    David A Leiby
    Department of Transmissible Diseases, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 45:1804-10. 2005
  7. pmc Laboratory variables for assessing iron deficiency in REDS-II Iron Status Evaluation (RISE) blood donors
    Joseph E Kiss
    The Institute For Transfusion Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Westat, Rockville, Maryland Blood Center of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, Cincinnati, Ohio University of California at San Francisco and Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California CSL Plasma, Boca Raton, Florida New England Region, American Red Cross Blood Services, Farmington, Connecticut
    Transfusion 53:2766-75. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of Babesia microti in blood donors from Babesia-endemic areas of the northeastern United States: 2000 through 2007
    Stephanie T Johnson
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, and Biomedical Services, American Red Cross, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
    Transfusion 49:2574-82. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Lookback investigations of Babesia microti-seropositive blood donors: seven-year experience in a Babesia-endemic area
    Stephanie T Johnson
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Farmington, CT, USA
    Transfusion 52:1509-16. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Babesia microti real-time polymerase chain reaction testing of Connecticut blood donors: potential implications for screening algorithms
    Stephanie T Johnson
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Farmington, Connecticut Biomedical Services Research Department, Northeast Division, American Red Cross, Farmington, Connecticut Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland Research Division, Imugen, Norwood, Massachusetts
    Transfusion 53:2644-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc The difference between fingerstick and venous hemoglobin and hematocrit varies by sex and iron stores
    Ritchard G Cable
    New England Region, American Red Cross Blood Services, 209 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06032, USA
    Transfusion 52:1031-40. 2012
    ..Fingerstick blood samples are used to estimate donor venous hemoglobin (Hb)...
  2. pmc Iron deficiency in blood donors: the REDS-II Donor Iron Status Evaluation (RISE) study
    Ritchard G Cable
    New England Region, American Red Cross Blood Services, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
    Transfusion 52:702-11. 2012
    ..Blood donors are at risk of iron deficiency. We evaluated the effects of blood donation intensity on iron and hemoglobin (Hb) in a prospective study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Limited effectiveness of donor deferral registries for transfusion-transmitted disease markers
    Ritchard Cable
    American Red Cross Blood Services, Northeast Division, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
    Transfusion 48:34-42. 2008
    ..Donor deferral registries (DDRs) detect repeat donations by previously deferred donors and prevent their release. The utility of DDRs has not been objectively demonstrated...
  4. pmc Iron deficiency in blood donors: analysis of enrollment data from the REDS-II Donor Iron Status Evaluation (RISE) study
    Ritchard G Cable
    New England Region, American Red Cross Blood Services, Farmington, Connecticut 06032 USA
    Transfusion 51:511-22. 2011
    ..Regular blood donors are at risk of iron deficiency, but characteristics that predispose to this condition are poorly defined...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk and prevention of transfusion-transmitted babesiosis and other tick-borne diseases
    Ritchard G Cable
    American Red Cross, Connecticut Blood Services, Farmington, and University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 10:405-11. 2003
    ..Although Lyme disease has not been reported from blood transfusion, newly identified tick-borne diseases such as ehrlichiosis raise additional questions about the role of the tick in transfusion-transmitted diseases...
  6. ncbi request reprint Demonstrable parasitemia among Connecticut blood donors with antibodies to Babesia microti
    David A Leiby
    Department of Transmissible Diseases, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 45:1804-10. 2005
    ..Although several studies have measured B. microti antibodies in blood donors, little is known about associated parasitemia and the inherent risk of transmitting the parasite by transfusion...
  7. pmc Laboratory variables for assessing iron deficiency in REDS-II Iron Status Evaluation (RISE) blood donors
    Joseph E Kiss
    The Institute For Transfusion Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Westat, Rockville, Maryland Blood Center of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, Cincinnati, Ohio University of California at San Francisco and Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California CSL Plasma, Boca Raton, Florida New England Region, American Red Cross Blood Services, Farmington, Connecticut
    Transfusion 53:2766-75. 2013
    ..Iron deficiency is common in regular blood donors. We evaluated the diagnostic sensitivity and specificity of red blood cell (RBC) hematology analyzer indices to assess iron status as a part of donor management...
  8. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of Babesia microti in blood donors from Babesia-endemic areas of the northeastern United States: 2000 through 2007
    Stephanie T Johnson
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, and Biomedical Services, American Red Cross, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
    Transfusion 49:2574-82. 2009
    ..The extent of Babesia infections among blood donors has not been well defined. To determine how common exposure to B. microti is among blood donors, a seroprevalence study was undertaken in the American Red Cross Northeast Division...
  9. doi request reprint Lookback investigations of Babesia microti-seropositive blood donors: seven-year experience in a Babesia-endemic area
    Stephanie T Johnson
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Farmington, CT, USA
    Transfusion 52:1509-16. 2012
    ..In response, market withdrawal (MW) and/or lookback (LB) has been advocated for cellular components derived from Babesia-positive blood donors...
  10. doi request reprint Babesia microti real-time polymerase chain reaction testing of Connecticut blood donors: potential implications for screening algorithms
    Stephanie T Johnson
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Farmington, Connecticut Biomedical Services Research Department, Northeast Division, American Red Cross, Farmington, Connecticut Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland Research Division, Imugen, Norwood, Massachusetts
    Transfusion 53:2644-9. 2013
    ..Therefore, we determined the prevalence of demonstrable B. microti DNA in donors from a highly endemic area of CT and compared observed rates with concurrent immunofluorescence assay (IFA) testing results...
  11. doi request reprint Restless legs syndrome, pica, and iron status in blood donors
    Bryan R Spencer
    American Red Cross Blood Services, New England Region, Dedham, Massachusetts 02026, USA
    Transfusion 53:1645-52. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the prevalence of RLS and pica in blood donors completing the REDS-II Iron Status Evaluation (RISE) study...
  12. pmc Risk for malaria in United States donors deferred for travel to malaria-endemic areas
    Bryan Spencer
    American Red Cross Blood Services, New England Region, Dedham, Massachusetts 02026, USA
    Transfusion 49:2335-45. 2009
    ..This study compares the impact of existing deferral requirements to the risk that a presenting donor with malaria travel history harbors malaria parasites under current and hypothetical alternate regulations...
  13. doi request reprint A prospective study of multiple donor exposure blood recipients: surveillance value and limitations for hemovigilance
    Shimian Zou
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross Blood Services, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 50:128-38. 2010
    ..There have been few recent systematic studies of blood recipients for direct evidence of blood safety, especially for emerging pathogens that may pose a threat to the blood supply...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changing age distribution of the blood donor population in the United States
    Shimian Zou
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 48:251-7. 2008
    ..The American Red Cross has been maintaining a research database of all blood donors. Such a database provides a unique opportunity for monitoring changes over time in donor and donation patterns...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of selected viral infections among blood donors deferred for potential risk to blood safety
    Shimian Zou
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross Blood Services, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 46:1997-2003. 2006
    ..This study assesses the current impact of some of these questions on blood safety as reflected by infectious disease markers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship between tick bites and the seroprevalence of Babesia microti and Anaplasma phagocytophila (previously Ehrlichia sp.) in blood donors
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 42:1585-91. 2002
    ..Despite an increased recognition of the threat tick-borne agents pose to blood safety, our understanding of the prevalence and transmissibility of these agents in blood donors is limited...
  17. ncbi request reprint Can ticks be vectors for hepatitis C virus?
    Lois Gitlin Wurzel
    N Engl J Med 347:1724-5. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Hb screening of blood donors: how close is close enough?
    Ritchard G Cable
    Transfusion 43:306-8. 2003