Simone A Glynn

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Motivations to donate blood: demographic comparisons
    Simone A Glynn
    Transfusion 42:216-25. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the decision to donate: racial and ethnic comparisons
    Simone A Glynn
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Transfusion 46:980-90. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward blood donation incentives in the United States: implications for donor recruitment
    Simone A Glynn
    Westat, Rockville, Md 20850 2062, USA
    Transfusion 43:7-16. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of a national disaster on blood supply and safety: the September 11 experience
    Simone A Glynn
    Westat, Rockville, Md 20850 2062, USA
    JAMA 289:2246-53. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint role of altruistic behavior, empathetic concern, and social responsibility motivation in blood donation behavior
    Whitney Randolph Steele
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 48:43-54. 2008
  6. pmc A linked donor-recipient study to evaluate parvovirus B19 transmission by blood component transfusion
    Steven H Kleinman
    Westat Inc, Rockville, MD, USA
    Blood 114:3677-83. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing donor return
    Karen S Schlumpf
    Westat, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Transfusion 48:264-72. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Convenience, the bane of our existence, and other barriers to donating
    George B Schreiber
    Westat, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Transfusion 46:545-53. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and infectious disease risks in young blood donors: implications for recruitment
    Mark A Damesyn
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland 20850 2062, USA
    Transfusion 43:1596-603. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of changes in viral marker screening assays
    Usha K Sharma
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 43:202-14. 2003

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Motivations to donate blood: demographic comparisons
    Simone A Glynn
    Transfusion 42:216-25. 2002
    ..Understanding blood donor motivations is crucial to improving effectiveness of donor recruitment and retention programs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the decision to donate: racial and ethnic comparisons
    Simone A Glynn
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Transfusion 46:980-90. 2006
    ..Understanding factors that encourage different racial and ethnic groups to donate is crucial for donor recruitment and retention...
  3. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward blood donation incentives in the United States: implications for donor recruitment
    Simone A Glynn
    Westat, Rockville, Md 20850 2062, USA
    Transfusion 43:7-16. 2003
    ..The potential effectiveness of various donation incentive programs may vary by demographics, first-time or repeat status, and collection site...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of a national disaster on blood supply and safety: the September 11 experience
    Simone A Glynn
    Westat, Rockville, Md 20850 2062, USA
    JAMA 289:2246-53. 2003
    ..An understanding of characteristics of blood donors donating in times of crisis may help predict blood supply safety and donor return patterns...
  5. ncbi request reprint role of altruistic behavior, empathetic concern, and social responsibility motivation in blood donation behavior
    Whitney Randolph Steele
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 48:43-54. 2008
    ..Previous studies have not quantitatively evaluated these characteristics in donors or examined how they relate to donation frequency...
  6. pmc A linked donor-recipient study to evaluate parvovirus B19 transmission by blood component transfusion
    Steven H Kleinman
    Westat Inc, Rockville, MD, USA
    Blood 114:3677-83. 2009
    ..These data do not support the need to routinely screen blood donations with a sensitive B19V DNA nucleic acid assay...
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing donor return
    Karen S Schlumpf
    Westat, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Transfusion 48:264-72. 2008
    ..To predict future blood donation behavior and improve donor retention, it is important to understand the determinants of donor return...
  8. ncbi request reprint Convenience, the bane of our existence, and other barriers to donating
    George B Schreiber
    Westat, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Transfusion 46:545-53. 2006
    ..To prevent donor loss and improve retention, it is important to understand the major deterrents to blood donation and to identify factors that can be effectively addressed by blood centers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and infectious disease risks in young blood donors: implications for recruitment
    Mark A Damesyn
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland 20850 2062, USA
    Transfusion 43:1596-603. 2003
    ..Recruitment of young donors is critical to expand the donor base and sustain the blood supply. Nevertheless, there is concern that younger blood donors may have a higher risk profile than their older counterparts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of changes in viral marker screening assays
    Usha K Sharma
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 43:202-14. 2003
    ..Monitoring the performance of routinely used infectious disease serologic tests is necessary to evaluate their effectiveness in identifying true-positive units and erroneously disqualifying safe blood donors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Opinions about donating blood among those who never gave and those who stopped: a focus group assessment
    Sunitha M Mathew
    Health Studies, Westat, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Transfusion 47:729-35. 2007
    ..Enlisting new donors and encouraging previous donors to return are vital to increasing collections...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and quantitation of parvovirus B19 DNA levels in blood donors with a sensitive polymerase chain reaction screening assay
    Steven H Kleinman
    Westat, 1650 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Transfusion 47:1756-64. 2007
    ..Blood donor parvovirus B19 DNA prevalence with sensitive nucleic acid test assays has recently been demonstrated to be higher than that found with assays designed to detect high viral titers in the plasma manufacturing sector...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of viremia in early hepatitis C virus infection
    Simone A Glynn
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 45:994-1002. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Lapsed donors: an untapped resource
    George B Schreiber
    Westat, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Transfusion 43:17-24. 2003
    ..Although prior studies report lower viral prevalence rates in repeat donors than those in first-time donors, it is unknown if this relationship holds after a lapse of several years between donations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Blood-donor perceptions of health history screening with a computer-assisted self-administered interview
    Ana M Sanchez
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 43:165-72. 2003
    ..Computer-assisted self-interviewing (CASI) has been shown to promote disclosures of sensitive information. Using CASI to screen blood-donor candidates might encourage reports of deferrable risks without discouraging eligible donors...
  16. ncbi request reprint HIV seroconverting donors delay their return: screening test implications
    George B Schreiber
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 42:414-21. 2002
    ..One possible explanation is that HIV seroconverting donors delay their return because of the recent practice of risk behaviors and/or signs and symptoms associated with primary infection...
  17. ncbi request reprint The 2003 West Nile virus United States epidemic: the America's Blood Centers experience
    Steven Kleinman
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 45:469-79. 2005
    ..A detailed assessment of West Nile virus (WNV) yield is needed to evaluate the effectiveness of the WNV nucleic acid amplification technology (NAT) screening implemented in 2003...
  18. ncbi request reprint Frequency of HBV DNA detection in US blood donors testing positive for the presence of anti-HBc: implications for transfusion transmission and donor screening
    Steven H Kleinman
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 43:696-704. 2003
    ..An estimate of the rate of HBV DNA-positive, anti-HBc-positive units is important for evaluating the need for anti-HBc donor screening, especially in the context of HBV NAT...
  19. ncbi request reprint Increasing blood availability by changing donation patterns
    George B Schreiber
    Westat, Inc, 1650 Research Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Transfusion 43:591-7. 2003
    ..Donation patterns were examined to characterize returning first-time donors and predict the impact on blood availability of decreasing the number of nonreturning donors...
  20. ncbi request reprint The donor notification process from the donor's perspective
    Steven Kleinman
    Westat, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 44:658-66. 2004
    ..Despite large numbers of blood donors being notified of abnormal infectious disease screening results, there has been little scientific study of the effects of this process...
  21. ncbi request reprint Determinants of return behavior: a comparison of current and lapsed donors
    Marc Germain
    Microbiology and Epidemiology, HEMA QUEBEC, 1009 du Vallon Road, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Transfusion 47:1862-70. 2007
    ..There is a need to identify factors explaining why some people stop donating blood...
  22. doi request reprint Blood supply safety: an NHLBI perspective
    Simone A Glynn
    Transfusion 48:1541-4. 2008
  23. ncbi request reprint International application of the incidence rate/window period model
    Simone A Glynn
    Transfusion 42:966-72. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Correlates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA negativity among HCV-seropositive blood donors
    Michael P Busch
    Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Transfusion 46:469-75. 2006
    ..Factors associated with resolution of viremia are not well defined. Implementation of routine nucleic acid testing (NAT) of blood donors has yielded a large data set for analysis of demographic correlates of resolved viremia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relative sensitivities of licensed nucleic acid amplification tests for detection of viremia in early human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus infection
    Michael P Busch
    Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Transfusion 45:1853-63. 2005
    ..We compared these assays with respect to detection of RNA in early HIV and HCV infection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Detection of HIV-1 and HCV infections among antibody-negative blood donors by nucleic acid-amplification testing
    Susan L Stramer
    American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:760-8. 2004
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  27. ncbi request reprint ABO and Rh(D) phenotype frequencies of different racial/ethnic groups in the United States
    George Garratty
    American Red Cross Blood Services, Los Angeles, California 90006, USA
    Transfusion 44:703-6. 2004
    ..Commonly quoted ABO/Rh(D) frequencies in the US are usually from relatively small studies with racial or ethnic categories often judged by name or appearance...
  28. ncbi request reprint How special is a 'special' interval: modeling departure from length-biased sampling in renewal processes
    Glen A Satten
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Biostatistics 5:145-51. 2004
    ..Our approach is motivated by the question of whether there is evidence that repeat blood donors who develop antibodies to HIV or other viral infections change their donation pattern in some way because of seroconversion...
  29. ncbi request reprint A new strategy for estimating risks of transfusion-transmitted viral infections based on rates of detection of recently infected donors
    Michael P Busch
    Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Transfusion 45:254-64. 2005
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  30. pmc West Nile virus infections projected from blood donor screening data, United States, 2003
    Michael P Busch
    Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:395-402. 2006
    ..In addition to preventing transfusion-transmitted WNV infection, donor screening can serve as a tool to monitor seasonal incidence in the general population...