Roger Y Dodd

Summary

Affiliation: American Red Cross
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Keeping Blood Transfusion Safe From West Nile Virus: American Red Cross Experience, 2003 to 2012
    Roger Y Dodd
    American Red Cross, Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Md Electronic address
    Transfus Med Rev 29:153-61. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Emerging pathogens and their implications for the blood supply and transfusion transmitted infections
    Roger Y Dodd
    Research and Development, American Red Cross, Holland Laboratory, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Br J Haematol 159:135-42. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Blood donation screening for hepatitis B virus markers in the era of nucleic acid testing: are all tests of value?
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877, USA
    Transfusion 52:440-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Hepatitis B virus testing by minipool nucleic acid testing: does it improve blood safety?
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Biomedical Services, Gaithersburg, Maryland Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Biomedical Services, Rockville, Maryland
    Transfusion 53:2449-58. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence, incidence, and residual risk of major blood-borne infections among apheresis collections to the American Red Cross Blood Services, 2004 through 2008
    Shimian Zou
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross Biomedical Sciences, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 50:1487-94. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of triplex nucleic acid test assays in United States blood donors
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, Maryland Quality Analytics, Riverwoods, Illinois Creative Testing Solutions, Tampa, Florida Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland University of British Columbia, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Transfusion 53:2525-37. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence, incidence, and residual risk of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus infections among United States blood donors since the introduction of nucleic acid testing
    Shimian Zou
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross Biomedical Sciences, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 50:1495-504. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Bacterial screening of apheresis platelets and the residual risk of septic transfusion reactions: the American Red Cross experience (2004-2006)
    Anne F Eder
    Biomedical Services, Medical Office, National Headquarters, American Red Cross, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Transfusion 47:1134-42. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Donor testing and risk: current prevalence, incidence, and residual risk of transfusion-transmissible agents in US allogeneic donations
    Shimian Zou
    American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 26:119-28. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the Uniform Donor History Questionnaire across the American Red Cross Blood Services: increased deferral among repeat presenters but no measurable impact on blood safety
    Shimian Zou
    American Red Cross Blood Services, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 47:1990-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Keeping Blood Transfusion Safe From West Nile Virus: American Red Cross Experience, 2003 to 2012
    Roger Y Dodd
    American Red Cross, Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Md Electronic address
    Transfus Med Rev 29:153-61. 2015
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Emerging pathogens and their implications for the blood supply and transfusion transmitted infections
    Roger Y Dodd
    Research and Development, American Red Cross, Holland Laboratory, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Br J Haematol 159:135-42. 2012
    ..Over recent years, actions have been taken to manage a number of such risks to blood safety. These illustrate the inherent variability of the agents concerned and of the measures needed to define and control the risk...
  3. doi request reprint Blood donation screening for hepatitis B virus markers in the era of nucleic acid testing: are all tests of value?
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877, USA
    Transfusion 52:440-6. 2012
    ..The value of all three tests was evaluated...
  4. doi request reprint Hepatitis B virus testing by minipool nucleic acid testing: does it improve blood safety?
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Biomedical Services, Gaithersburg, Maryland Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Biomedical Services, Rockville, Maryland
    Transfusion 53:2449-58. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence, incidence, and residual risk of major blood-borne infections among apheresis collections to the American Red Cross Blood Services, 2004 through 2008
    Shimian Zou
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross Biomedical Sciences, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 50:1487-94. 2010
    ..The number of apheresis collections increased significantly in recent years; however, data on viral marker rates among these collections are lacking...
  6. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of triplex nucleic acid test assays in United States blood donors
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, Maryland Quality Analytics, Riverwoods, Illinois Creative Testing Solutions, Tampa, Florida Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland University of British Columbia, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Transfusion 53:2525-37. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence, incidence, and residual risk of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus infections among United States blood donors since the introduction of nucleic acid testing
    Shimian Zou
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross Biomedical Sciences, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 50:1495-504. 2010
    ..This study analyzes temporal trends of these two infections since NAT introduction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Bacterial screening of apheresis platelets and the residual risk of septic transfusion reactions: the American Red Cross experience (2004-2006)
    Anne F Eder
    Biomedical Services, Medical Office, National Headquarters, American Red Cross, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Transfusion 47:1134-42. 2007
    ..The American Red Cross initiated systemwide bacterial testing of all apheresis platelet (PLT) collections in March 2004, yet continues to receive reports of septic reactions after transfusion of screened components...
  9. doi request reprint Donor testing and risk: current prevalence, incidence, and residual risk of transfusion-transmissible agents in US allogeneic donations
    Shimian Zou
    American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 26:119-28. 2012
    ..The residual risk of HIV, HCV, and human T-cell lymphotropic virus among all allogeneic donations is currently below 1 per 1 million donations, and that of hepatitis B surface antigen is close to 1 per 300 000 donations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the Uniform Donor History Questionnaire across the American Red Cross Blood Services: increased deferral among repeat presenters but no measurable impact on blood safety
    Shimian Zou
    American Red Cross Blood Services, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 47:1990-8. 2007
    ..This study assessed the potential impact of changes inherent in UDHQ implementation on deferral and on prevalence of infectious disease markers among donated units...
  11. doi request reprint Dengue viremia in blood donors identified by RNA and detection of dengue transfusion transmission during the 2007 dengue outbreak in Puerto Rico
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877, USA
    Transfusion 52:1657-66. 2012
    ..In 2007, a total of 10,508 suspected dengue cases were reported in Puerto Rico. Blood donations were tested for dengue virus (DENV) RNA and recipients of RNA-positive donations traced to assess transfusion transmission...
  12. doi request reprint Effective reduction of transfusion-related acute lung injury risk with male-predominant plasma strategy in the American Red Cross (2006-2008)
    Anne F Eder
    American Red Cross, National Headquarters, Biomedical Services, Medical Office, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 50:1732-42. 2010
    ..Consequently, we began preferentially distributing plasma from male donors for transfusion in 2006 and evaluated the effect on reported TRALI cases in the ensuing 2 years...
  13. doi request reprint Limiting and detecting bacterial contamination of apheresis platelets: inlet-line diversion and increased culture volume improve component safety
    Anne F Eder
    Biomedical Services, National Headquarters, American Red Cross, 2025 E Street N W, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Transfusion 49:1554-63. 2009
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Nucleic acid testing to detect HBV infection in blood donors
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:236-47. 2011
    ..The current use of nucleic acid testing for detection of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA and HBV DNA in a single triplex assay may provide additional safety...
  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. doi request reprint Current value of serologic test for syphilis as a surrogate marker for blood-borne viral infections among blood donors in the United States
    Shimian Zou
    Transmissible Disease Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 49:655-61. 2009
    ..Serologic screening for syphilis has been justified in part as a surrogate marker for infections caused by other pathogens such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This study assessed the current surrogate value of the test...
  17. doi request reprint A method for estimating incidence rate of infectious diseases among first-time blood donors
    Shimian Zou
    American Red Cross Biomedical Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 48:1827-32. 2008
    ....
  18. doi request reprint West Nile fever characteristics among viremic persons identified through blood donor screening
    Shimian Zou
    American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:1354-61. 2010
    ..Female subjects and persons with higher viral loads detected in the index donation were more likely than other subjects to develop symptoms...
  19. doi request reprint Age-related donor return patterns among first-time blood donors in the United States
    Edward P Notari
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory for Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross Biomedical Services, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 49:2229-36. 2009
    ..Sixteen-year-old donors are increasingly allowed to donate and have the highest rates of adverse events, which negatively impacts return behavior...
  20. doi request reprint Lack of evidence of transfusion transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in a US surveillance study
    Kerri Dorsey
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 49:977-84. 2009
    ..Since 2004, several reported transfusion transmissions of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) in the United Kingdom have reawakened concerns about the possible risk of similar transmissions of nonvariant or classic forms of CJD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Transfusion-related acute lung injury surveillance (2003-2005) and the potential impact of the selective use of plasma from male donors in the American Red Cross
    Anne F Eder
    Biomedical Services, National Headquarters, American Red Cross, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Transfusion 47:599-607. 2007
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Trypanosoma cruzi infection in North America and Spain: evidence in support of transfusion transmission
    Richard J Benjamin
    American Red Cross Holland Laboratories, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 52:1913-21; quiz 1912. 2012
    ..The donor, product, and patient characteristics associated with transfusion-transmitted infections are reviewed and the infectivity of components from donors with serologic evidence of infection is estimated...
  23. doi request reprint Do reactions after whole blood donation predict syncope on return donation?
    Anne F Eder
    American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 52:2570-6. 2012
    ..Still, many donors return to give blood even after experiencing a reaction. Consequently, we evaluated the risk of recurrent syncope among returning donors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Current risk for transfusion transmitted infections
    Roger Y Dodd
    Research and Development, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 14:671-6. 2007
    ..At the same time, emerging infections may threaten this safety. A periodic review of risk is therefore appropriate...
  25. doi request reprint Emerging pathogens in transfusion medicine
    Roger Y Dodd
    American Red Cross, Holland Laboratory, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Clin Lab Med 30:499-509. 2010
    ..Over the past 20 years, however, greatest concern has arisen from variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, West Nile virus, and Babesia. These and other emerging infections are discussed in the context of blood safety...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of selected viral infections among temporarily deferred donors who returned to donate blood: American Red Cross blood donor study
    Shimian Zou
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 45:1593-600. 2005
    ..Health history questions are introduced into the predonation interview to identify blood donors believed to pose a higher risk of infectious diseases to recipients. This study assesses the current impact of some of those questions...
  27. pmc Survival of blood transfusion recipients identified by a look-back investigation
    Kerri A Dorsey
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD, United States of America
    Blood Transfus 12:67-72. 2014
    ..Survival of blood transfusion recipients is a critical consideration in assessing the outcomes of transfusion. Data from the USA on the short- and long-term survival of recipients are limited...
  28. ncbi request reprint Detection of bacterial contamination in apheresis platelet products: American Red Cross experience, 2004
    Chyang T Fang
    American Red Cross Biomedical Services Research and Development, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 45:1845-52. 2005
    ..Routine quality control (QC) testing for bacterial contamination in apheresis platelet (PLT) products was implemented in all 36 regional blood centers of the American Red Cross in March 2004...
  29. doi request reprint Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus does not pose a risk to blood recipient safety
    Roger Y Dodd
    American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 52:298-306. 2012
    ..Thus, the prevalence of the virus among blood donors and, if present, its transmissibility by transfusion need to be defined...
  30. doi request reprint Emerging infectious disease agents and their potential threat to transfusion safety
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877, USA
    Transfusion 49:1S-29S. 2009
    ..There has been no comprehensive review of such infectious agents and their threat to transfusion recipient safety to date...
  31. doi request reprint Chronic fatigue syndrome, XMRV and blood safety
    Roger Y Dodd
    Research and Development, American Red Cross, Holland Laboratory, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Future Microbiol 6:385-9. 2011
    ..This reflects an intriguing interplay between science, public health and public concern and illustrates some of the difficulties of making decisions in the face of uncertainty and inadequate information...
  32. doi request reprint The value of screening signal-to-cutoff ratios for hepatitis C virus antibody confirmation
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877, USA
    Transfusion 53:1497-500. 2013
    ..00 and 3.20, respectively, were shown to have positive predictive values of 89.1 and 95%, with sensitivities of 93.1 and 88.7% relative to RIBA. However, additional steps will have to be added to assure equivalent performance to RIBA...
  33. doi request reprint Donors deferred for self-reported Chagas disease history: does it reduce risk?
    Whitney R Steele
    Transmissible Disease Department, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland
    Transfusion 54:2092-7. 2014
    ..Current Food and Drug Administration guidance specifies that all blood donors must be asked about a history of Chagas disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus among blood donors in the United States, 2003 and 2004
    Susan L Stramer
    American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:451-9. 2005
    ....