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  1. Content type: Short Report

    In Uganda, geographical distribution of blood groups and Rhesus (D) factor varies across the country. The aim of this study was to examine the distribution of these groups among voluntary blood donors in rural...

    Authors: Richard Onyuthi Apecu, Edgar M. Mulogo, Fred Bagenda and Andrew Byamungu

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:513

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Hematological reference values are important for the clinical decisions in laboratory diagnosis and monitoring of patients. The correct interpretation of laboratory results depends entirely on the reference in...

    Authors: Aregawi Yalew, Betelihem Terefe, Meseret Alem and Bamlaku Enawgaw

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:483

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) Massive Transfusion (MT) Registry (MTR) has been established to improve the quality of care of patients with critical bleeding (CB) requiring MT (≥ 5 units red blood cells ...

    Authors: J. C. Oldroyd, K. M. Venardos, N. J. Aoki, A. J. Zatta, Z. K. McQuilten, L. E. Phillips, N. Andrianopoulos, D. J. Cooper, P. A. Cameron, J. P. Isbister and E. M. Wood

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:457

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  4. Content type: Case Report

    The simultaneous presence of a heterozygous β-thalassemia with α-gene triplication may cause anything from a thalassemia trait to thalassemia intermedia of mild to moderate severity.

    Authors: Flor Yus Cebrian, María del Valle Recasens Flores, Silvia Izquierdo Álvarez, Ingrid Parra Salinas and Carmen Rodriguez-Vigil Iturrate

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:220

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  5. Content type: Short Report

    Persistent Polyclonal Binucleated B-cell Lymphocytosis (PPBL) is characterized by a chronic polyclonal B-cell lymphocytosis with binucleated lymphocytes and a polyclonal increase in serum immunoglobulin-M. Cyt...

    Authors: Edouard Cornet, Hossein Mossafa, Karine Courel, Jean-François Lesesve and Xavier Troussard

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:138

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  6. Content type: Short Report

    Sickle cell trait (SCT) or Hemoglobin S (HbS) trait which is due to inheritance of an abnormal hemoglobin (Hb) gene from one parent and a normal gene from the other has been known to be common among people of ...

    Authors: Samuel Antwi-Baffour, Ransford Owiredu Asare, Jonathan Kofi Adjei, Ransford Kyeremeh and David Nana Adjei

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:583

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  7. Content type: Short Report

    Hydroxyurea (HU) is underutilized in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) because caregivers frequently decline HU when it is offered. This study explores what impacts this decision.

    Authors: Susan Creary, Susan Zickmund, Diana Ross, Lakshmanan Krishnamurti and Debra L. Bogen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:372

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Anemia is a significant public health problem in developing countries, particularly in pregnant women. It may complicate pregnancy, sometimes resulting in tragic outcomes. There is a lack of information on the...

    Authors: Filagot Kefiyalew, Endalew Zemene, Yaregal Asres and Lealem Gedefaw

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:771

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) associated anemia is common and it is a challenge for prognosis of HIV positive patients. It is stated in different literature that the prevalence of anemia due to HIV before...

    Authors: Zelalem Tesfaye and Bamlaku Enawgaw

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:745

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  10. Content type: Case Report

    Central nervous system involvement is considered a rare complication of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and so there is the risk of being overlooked.

    Authors: Simone Lima de Souza, Fábio Santiago, Marilza de Moura Ribeiro-Carvalho, Adriano Arnóbio, Andréa Ribeiro Soares and Maria Helena Ornellas

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:645

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