International Journal of

Blood Research and DisordersISSN: 2469-5696


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5696/1410090

Clinical Features and Induction Outcome of Adult Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Findings from a Large Tertiary Care Referral Center in Palestine

Yara Ameerah, Raghad Daas, Reema Salah, Basel Musmar, Riad Amer and Johnny Amer

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: February 11, 2023

To describe the clinical characteristics and the induction outcome of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in adulthood in Palestine. A Retrospective single-center study was conducted at An-Najah National University Hospital (NNUH) between January 2014 and December 2018. The files and electronic records of ALL patients were reviewed. All patients at least 15 years or older who were confirmed to have ALL by flow cytometry and started induction chemotherapy at NNUH were included. Descr...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5696/1410089

The Relationship between Serum Ferritin and Platelet Count in Yemeni Blood Donors

Boshra Al-Absi and Mohammed Abdul Wahid Almorish

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: January 26, 2023

Regular blood donation often cause iron deficiency. Changes of platelet count have been associated with iron deficiency anemia. We aimed to study the correlation between serum ferritin and platelet count in blood donors. Full blood count was measured by Sysmex- KX- 21N Haematology Analyser. Serum ferritin was examined using electrochemiluminescence technology of Cobas e 411 Analyzer....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5696/1410088

Prevalence and Causes of Deferrals among Repeat Blood Donors in Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Irene A Mteta, Clara Chamba, Neema Budodi and Ahlam Nasser

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 25, 2023

A well-functioning blood transfusion service is essential for effective health-care delivery. Despite the fact that blood transfusions can save lives, the role of blood transfusion services is to assure the supply of safe blood from healthy donors. Although having a sufficient supply of blood is critical in blood transfusion, the caveat is that the collection and transfusion protocol must not put both the receiver and the donor in danger....

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