2019 AABB Annual Meeting - NYBCe Posters

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Simple Prediction Algorithms to Consistently Achieve CD3+ and Post-Selection CD34+ Targets with Leukapheresis
Edward J. Yoon, MD1,2, Jiahao Zhang2, Yelena Galperin, MD2, Dr. Rona S. Weinberg, PhD2, Joel A. Brochstein, MD3, Vijay Nandi, MPH2, Bruce S. Sachais, MD, PhD2 and Dr. Patricia A. Shi, MD2, (1)Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, (2)New York Blood Center, New York, NY, (3)Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Queens, NY


Two Novel RHCE Alleles in a Patient with an Antibody to a High Prevalence Rh Epitope with Relative e-specificity
Judith Aeschlimann1, Sunitha Vege1, Christine LomasFrancis, MSc, FIBMS1, Dr. Wesley Tait Stevens, MD2, Dr. D. Joe Chaffin, MD2,3 and Connie M. Westhoff4, (1)Immunohematology and Genomics Laboratory, New York Blood Center, Long Island City, NY, (2)Department of Pathology and Hu


A Novel ABO Allele Identified in a Reagent Donor Encodes an A Subgroup Phenotype
Helene DePalma1, Sunitha Vege2, Christine LomasFrancis, MSc, FIBMS3, Susan M. Corby4 and Connie M. Westhoff3, (1)New York Blood Center, Long Island City, NY, (2)Immunohematology and Genomics Laboratory, New York Blood Center, Long Island City, NY, (3)New York Blood Center, New York, NY, (4)Innovative Blood Resources, St. Paul, MN


Discordance between Historical Type, DNA Prediction, and Serologic Reagents Reveals New GYPB*S Variant Allele
Judith Aeschlimann1, Christine Lomas-Francis, MSc, FIBMS1, Sunitha Vege1, Manpreet Sidhu1, Helene DePalma2 and Connie M. Westhoff3, (1)Immunohematology and Genomics Laboratory, New York Blood Center, Long Island City, NY, (2)CUNY-York College, Bronx, NY, (3)New York Blood Center, New York, NY


New Jk*B 342-5T Allele in a Child with Sickle Cell Disease with Altered Jk*a and RHCE*CeRN Facing Challenging Long Term Transfusion Support
Susan M. Corby1, Barbara Gillen1, Sandra Cassidy2, Nancy L. Van Buren1,2, Jed B. Gorlin1,2, Sunitha Vege3 and Connie M. Westhoff4, (1)Innovative Blood Resources, St. Paul, MN, (2)Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, (3)Immunohematology and Genomics Laboratory, New York Blood Center, Long Island City, NY, (4)New York Blood Center, New York, NY


Towards Standardization of ABO/RH Typing for Cord Blood Banking. Proposed Testing Algorithm and Software
Maria S. Albano1, Mahdokht Parsi2, Chiseko Watanabe1, Sunitha Vege2, Michal Tarnawski1, Ludy Dobrila1, Kim Hue-Roye2, Connie M. Westhoff3 and Andromachi Scaradavou1, (1)National Cord Blood Program, New York Blood Center, Long Island City, NY, (2)Immunohematology and Genomics Laboratory, New York Blood Center, Long Island City, NY, (3)New York Blood Center, New York, NY


Overcoming Serological Interference in a Patient Receiving CD47 Antagonist ALX148 Immunotherapy
Randall W. Velliquette1, Robin Smeland-Wagman2, Gayane Shakarian3, Christine Lomas-Francis, MSc, FIBMS3, Richard M. Kaufman, MD2,4 and Connie M. Westhoff1, (1)New York Blood Center, New York, NY, (2)Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, (3)Immunohematology and Genomics Laboratory, New York Blood Center, Long Island City, NY, (4)Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


Discordant Rh(D) Phenotype in an Obstetric Patient Presenting with a Suspected Fetomaternal Hemorrhage
Michelle A. Lodermeier1, Jessica Peters2, Nancy L. Van Buren1,2, Jed B. Gorlin1,2, Sunitha Vege3 and Connie M. Westhoff4, (1)Innovative Blood Resources, St. Paul, MN, (2)Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, (3)Immunohematology and Genomics Laboratory, New York Blood Center, Long Island City, NY, (4)New York Blood Center, New York, NY