Laura Tonnetti

Summary

Affiliation: American Red Cross
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Transfusion-transmitted Babesia microti identified through hemovigilance
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 49:2557-63. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Evaluating pathogen reduction of Trypanosoma cruzi with riboflavin and ultraviolet light for whole blood
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 52:409-16. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Mirasol pathogen [corrected] reduction technology system against Babesia microti in apheresis platelets and plasma
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 50:1019-27. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Riboflavin and ultraviolet light reduce the infectivity of Babesia microti in whole blood
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 53:860-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Babesia microti seroprevalence in Minnesota blood donors
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 53:1698-705. 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Transfusion-transmitted Babesia microti identified through hemovigilance
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 49:2557-63. 2009
    ..microti increasingly poses a blood safety risk. The American Red Cross Hemovigilance Program herein describes the donor and recipient characteristics of suspected transfusion-transmitted B. microti cases reported between 2005 and 2007...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluating pathogen reduction of Trypanosoma cruzi with riboflavin and ultraviolet light for whole blood
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 52:409-16. 2012
    ..In this study, we evaluated the ability of the Mirasol System (CaridianBCT), which uses riboflavin (RB) and ultraviolet light to inactivate pathogens, to reduce the levels of infectious T. cruzi in whole blood (WB)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Mirasol pathogen [corrected] reduction technology system against Babesia microti in apheresis platelets and plasma
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 50:1019-27. 2010
    ..Thus, we evaluated the ability of the Mirasol pathogen reduction technology (PRT; CaridianBCT), which uses riboflavin (RB) and ultraviolet (UV) light, to diminish the presence of B. microti in apheresis plasma and platelets (PLTs)...
  4. doi request reprint Riboflavin and ultraviolet light reduce the infectivity of Babesia microti in whole blood
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 53:860-7. 2013
    ..microti in apheresis plasma and platelet units. In this study we investigated the effectiveness of RB and UV light to reduce the levels of B.microti in whole blood (WB)...
  5. doi request reprint Babesia microti seroprevalence in Minnesota blood donors
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 53:1698-705. 2013
    ..In this study, we explored B. microti seroprevalence in blood donors from different areas of Minnesota (MN)...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...