Chyang T Fang

Summary

Affiliation: American Red Cross
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Blood screening for HBV DNA
    Chyang T Fang
    Biomedical Research and Development, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    J Clin Virol 36:S30-2. 2006
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Genetic analysis of West Nile virus isolates from US blood donors during 2002-2005
    Yanlin Tang
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    J Clin Virol 43:292-7. 2008
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Highly sensitive TaqMan RT-PCR assay for detection and quantification of both lineages of West Nile virus RNA
    Yanlin Tang
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    J Clin Virol 36:177-82. 2006
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection correlates strongly with herpes simplex virus-2 (genital herpes) seropositivity in South African and United States blood donations
    Richard J Benjamin
    Biomedical Services, Medical Office, American Red Cross, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Transfusion 48:295-303. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Blood screening for HBV DNA
    Chyang T Fang
    Biomedical Research and Development, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    J Clin Virol 36:S30-2. 2006
  2. 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
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Genetic analysis of West Nile virus isolates from US blood donors during 2002-2005
    Yanlin Tang
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    J Clin Virol 43:292-7. 2008
    ..Since its introduction into North America in 1999, West Nile virus (WNV) has spread rapidly across United States (US)...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Highly sensitive TaqMan RT-PCR assay for detection and quantification of both lineages of West Nile virus RNA
    Yanlin Tang
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    J Clin Virol 36:177-82. 2006
    ..S. The effective means to determine an infection are detection of viral nucleic acid and/or viral specific immunoglobulin, IgM and/or IgG...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection correlates strongly with herpes simplex virus-2 (genital herpes) seropositivity in South African and United States blood donations
    Richard J Benjamin
    Biomedical Services, Medical Office, American Red Cross, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Transfusion 48:295-303. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Donor deferral and resulting donor loss at the American Red Cross Blood Services, 2001 through 2006
    Shimian Zou
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory for Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross Biomedical Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 48:2531-9. 2008
    ..This study analyzed actual deferral and return donation data from the American Red Cross to further assess the impact of donor deferral on donor availability...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Transfusion transmission of human prion diseases
    Shimian Zou
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross Biomedical Services, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 22:58-69. 2008
    ..Results from ongoing look-back investigations and other studies will enable continued monitoring and more precise estimations of the risks of the transfusion transmission of CJD and vCJD...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint On residual risk assessment for first-time donation
    Shimian Zou
    Transfusion 47:2348; author reply 2348-9. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint Fluctuation of HCV viral load before seroconversion in a healthy volunteer blood donor
    Chyang T Fang
    Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross Biomedical Research and Development, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 43:541-4. 2003
    ..Newly implemented NAT has been shown to be able to effectively identify HCV-positive blood donated during the preseroconversion period...