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    Brian Custer, PhD, MPH

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentLaboratory Medicine
    Address550 16th. Street
    San Francisco CA 94158
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      1. Kelly S, Quirolo K, Marsh A, Neumayr L, Garcia A, Custer B. Erythrocytapheresis for chronic transfusion therapy in sickle cell disease: survey of current practices and review of the literature. Transfusion. 2016 Oct 19. PMID: 27759170.
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      2. Bruhn R, Moreno E, Sabino EC, Ferreira NA, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Lopes ME, Sampaio D, Loureiro P, Custer B, Goncalez TT. Self-reported historic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing in a Brazilian blood donor HIV case-control study. Transfusion. 2016 Sep 9. PMID: 27716930.
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      3. Vahidnia F, Stramer SL, Kessler D, Gonçalez TT, Shaz BH, Leparc G, Krysztof DE, Dodd RY, Glynn SA, Custer B. Motivations for donating and attitudes toward screening policies in US blood donors with viral infection. Transfusion. 2016 Aug; 56(8):2013-20. PMID: 27351292.
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      4. Lanteri MC, Kleinman SH, Glynn SA, Musso D, Keith Hoots W, Custer BS, Sabino EC, Busch MP. Zika virus: a new threat to the safety of the blood supply with worldwide impact and implications. Transfusion. 2016 Jul; 56(7):1907-14. PMID: 27282638.
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      5. Custer B, Stramer SL, Glynn S, Williams AE, Anderson SA. Transfusion-transmissible infection monitoring system: a tool to monitor changes in blood safety. Transfusion. 2016 Jun; 56(6 Pt 2):1499-502. PMID: 27295025.
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      6. Kaidarova Z, Bravo MD, Kamel HT, Custer BS, Busch MP, Lanteri MC. Blood group A and D negativity are associated with symptomatic West Nile virus infection. Transfusion. 2016 Jul; 56(7):1699-706. PMID: 27189860.
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      7. Busch MP, Sabino EC, Brambilla D, Lopes ME, Capuani L, Chowdhury D, McClure C, Linnen JM, Prince H, Simmons G, Lee TH, Kleinman S, Custer B. Duration of Dengue Viremia in Blood Donors and Relationships Between Donor Viremia, Infection Incidence and Clinical Case Reports During a Large Epidemic. J Infect Dis. 2016 Jul 1; 214(1):49-54. PMID: 27302934.
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      8. Goodell AJ, Bloch E, Simon MS, Shaz B, Custer B. Babesia screening: the importance of reporting and calibration in cost-effectiveness models. Transfusion. 2016 Mar; 56(3):774-5. PMID: 26954454.
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      9. Vo MT, Bruhn R, Kaidarova Z, Custer BS, Murphy EL, Bloch EM. A retrospective analysis of false-positive infectious screening results in blood donors. Transfusion. 2016 Feb; 56(2):457-65. PMID: 26509432.
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      10. Keating SM, Deng X, Fernandes F, Cunha-Neto E, Ribeiro AL, Adesina B, Beyer AI, Contestable P, Custer B, Busch MP, Sabino EC. Inflammatory and cardiac biomarkers are differentially expressed in clinical stages of Chagas disease. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Nov 15; 199:451-9. PMID: 26277551.
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      11. Sabino EC, Loureiro P, Lopes ME, Capuani L, McClure C, Chowdhury D, Di-Lorenzo-Oliveira C, Oliveira LC, Linnen JM, Lee TH, Gonçalez T, Brambilla D, Kleinman S, Busch MP, Custer B. Transfusion-Transmitted Dengue and Associated Clinical Symptoms During the 2012 Epidemic in Brazil. J Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 1; 213(5):694-702. PMID: 26908780.
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      12. Remesar M, Sabino EC, Del Pozo A, Mayer A, Busch MP, Custer B. Bimodal distribution of Trypanosoma cruzi antibody levels in blood donors from a highly endemic area of Argentina: what is the significance of low-reactive samples? Transfusion. 2015 Oct; 55(10):2499-504. PMID: 26014113.
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      13. Agapova M, Lachert E, Brojer E, Letowska M, Grabarczyk P, Custer B. Introducing Pathogen Reduction Technology in Poland: A Cost-Utility Analysis. Transfus Med Hemother. 2015 May; 42(3):158-65. PMID: 26195929; PMCID: PMC4483292.
      14. Custer B, Janssen MP. Health economics and outcomes methods in risk-based decision-making for blood safety. Transfusion. 2015 Aug; 55(8):2039-47. PMID: 25855475.
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      15. Bravo M, Shaz BH, Kamel H, Vanderpool S, Tomasulo P, Custer B, Townsend M. Detection of bacterial contamination in apheresis platelets: is apheresis technology a factor? Transfusion. 2015 Sep; 55(9):2113-22. PMID: 25857512.
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      16. Sabino EC, Ribeiro AL, Lee TH, Oliveira CL, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Antunes AP, Menezes MM, Ianni BM, Salemi VM, Nastari L, Fernandes F, Sachdev V, Carrick DM, Deng X, Wright D, Gonçalez TT, Murphy EL, Custer B, Busch MP. Detection of Trypanosoma cruzi DNA in blood by PCR is associated with Chagas cardiomyopathy and disease severity. Eur J Heart Fail. 2015 Apr; 17(4):416-23. PMID: 25678239.
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      17. Bruhn R, Custer B, Vanderpool S, Townsend M, Kamel H, Tomasulo P. Impact of increasing sample volume from 4 ml to 8 ml on bacterial detection rates in apheresis platelets: a meta-analysis. Vox Sang. 2015 Apr; 108(3):318-20. PMID: 25556667.
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      18. Custer B, Kessler D, Vahidnia F, Leparc G, Krysztof DE, Shaz B, Kamel H, Glynn S, Dodd RY, Stramer SL. Risk factors for retrovirus and hepatitis virus infections in accepted blood donors. Transfusion. 2015 May; 55(5):1098-107. PMID: 25470984; PMCID: PMC4428964 [Available on 05/01/16].
      19. Lanteri MC, Vahidnia F, Tan S, Stapleton JT, Norris PJ, Heitman J, Deng X, Keating SM, Brambilla D, Busch MP, Custer B. Downregulation of Cytokines and Chemokines by GB Virus C After Transmission Via Blood Transfusion in HIV-Positive Blood Recipients. J Infect Dis. 2015 May 15; 211(10):1585-96. PMID: 25425697; PMCID: PMC4481614 [Available on 05/15/16].
      20. Goodell AJ, Bloch EM, Krause PJ, Custer B. Costs, consequences, and cost-effectiveness of strategies for Babesia microti donor screening of the US blood supply. Transfusion. 2014 Sep; 54(9):2245-57. PMID: 25109338.
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      21. Loureiro P, de Almeida-Neto C, Proietti AB, Capuani L, Gonçalez TT, de Oliveira CD, Leão SC, Lopes MI, Sampaio D, Patavino GM, Ferreira JE, Blatyta PF, Duarte Lopes ME, Mendrone-Junior A, Salles NA, King M, Murphy E, Busch M, Custer B, Sabino EC. [Not Available]. Rev Bras Hematol Hemoter. 2014 Mar-Apr; 36(2):152-8. PMID: 25030820.
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      22. Custer B, Bravo M, Bruhn R, Land K, Tomasulo P, Kamel H. Predictors of hemoglobin recovery or deferral in blood donors with an initial successful donation. Transfusion. 2014 Sep; 54(9):2267-75. PMID: 24697792.
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      23. Loureiro P, de Almeida-Neto C, Proietti AB, Capuani L, Gonçalez TT, de Oliveira CD, Leão SC, Lopes MI, Sampaio D, Patavino GM, Ferreira JE, Blatyta PF, Lopes ME, Mendrone-Junior A, Salles NA, King M, Murphy E, Busch M, Custer B, Sabino EC. Contribution of the Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study (REDS) to research on blood transfusion safety in Brazil. Rev Bras Hematol Hemoter. 2014 Mar; 36(2):152-8. PMID: 24790542; PMCID: PMC4005515.
      24. Vahidnia F, Hirschler NV, Agapova M, Chinn A, Busch MP, Custer B. Cancer Incidence and Mortality in a Cohort of US Blood Donors: A 20-Year Study. J Cancer Epidemiol. 2013; 2013:814842. PMID: 24489545; PMCID: PMC3893810.
      25. Miranda C, Moreno E, Bruhn R, Larsen NM, Wright DJ, Oliveira CD, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Loureiro P, de Almeida-Neto C, Custer B, Sabino EC, Gonçalez TT. Knowledge of HIV testing and attitudes towards blood donation at three blood centres in Brazil. Vox Sang. 2014 May; 106(4):344-53. PMID: 24313562; PMCID: PMC4455888.
      26. Sabino EC, Ribeiro AL, Salemi VM, Ianni BM, Nastari L, Fernandes F, Di Lorenzo Oliveira C, Antunes AP, Menezes MM, Patavino GM, Capuani L, de Almeida-Neto C, Sachdev V, Carrick DM, Wright D, Kavounis K, Gonzalez TT, Custer B, Busch MP, Murphy EL, Carneiro-Proietti AB. Response to letters regarding article, "Ten-year incidence of Chagas cardiomyopathy among asymptomatic, Trypanosoma cruzi-seropositive former blood donors". Circulation. 2013 Aug 27; 128(9):e137-8. PMID: 23979636.
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      27. Bruhn R, Lelie N, Custer B, Busch M, Kleinman S. Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus RNA and antibody in first-time, lapsed, and repeat blood donations across five international regions and relative efficacy of alternative screening scenarios. Transfusion. 2013 Oct; 53(10 Pt 2):2399-412. PMID: 23782054.
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      28. Takecian PL, Oikawa MK, Braghetto KR, Rocha P, Lucena F, Kavounis K, Schlumpf KS, Acker S, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Sabino EC, Custer B, Busch MP, Ferreira JE. Methodological Guidelines for Reducing the Complexity of Data Warehouse Development for Transactional Blood Bank Systems. Decis Support Syst. 2013 Jun 1; 55(3):728-739. PMID: 23729945.
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      29. Blatyta PF, Custer B, Gonçalez TT, Birch R, Lopes ME, Lopes Ferreira MI, Carneiro Proietti AB, Sabino EC, Page K, de Almeida-Neto C. Undisclosed human immunodeficiency virus risk factors identified through a computer-based questionnaire program among blood donors in Brazil. Transfusion. 2013 Nov; 53(11):2734-43. PMID: 23521083; PMCID: PMC3708980.
      30. de Almeida-Neto C, Goncalez TT, Birch RJ, de Carvalho SM, Capuani L, Leão SC, Miranda C, Rocha PC, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Johnson BR, Wright DJ, Murphy EL, Custer B. Risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus infection among Brazilian blood donors: a multicentre case-control study using audio computer-assisted structured interviews. Vox Sang. 2013 Aug; 105(2):91-9. PMID: 23517235; PMCID: PMC3733490.
      31. Ngo LT, Bruhn R, Custer B. Risk perception and its role in attitudes toward blood transfusion: a qualitative systematic review. Transfus Med Rev. 2013 Apr; 27(2):119-28. PMID: 23499187.
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      32. Belanger GA, McFarland W, Raymond HF, Custer B. If the permanent deferral were lifted would men who have sex with men want to donate blood, and if so, who would be eligible? Transfusion. 2013 Nov; 53(11):2729-33. PMID: 23441687.
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      33. Sabino EC, Ribeiro AL, Salemi VM, Di Lorenzo Oliveira C, Antunes AP, Menezes MM, Ianni BM, Nastari L, Fernandes F, Patavino GM, Sachdev V, Capuani L, de Almeida-Neto C, Carrick DM, Wright D, Kavounis K, Goncalez TT, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Custer B, Busch MP, Murphy EL. Ten-year incidence of Chagas cardiomyopathy among asymptomatic Trypanosoma cruzi-seropositive former blood donors. Circulation. 2013 Mar 12; 127(10):1105-15. PMID: 23393012; PMCID: PMC3643805.
      34. Oliveira CD, de Almeida-Neto C, Liu EJ, Sabino EC, Leão SC, Loureiro P, Wright D, Custer B, Gonçalez TT, Capuani L, Busch M, Proietti AB. Temporal distribution of blood donations in three Brazilian blood centers and its repercussion on the blood supply. Rev Bras Hematol Hemoter. 2013; 35(4):246-51. PMID: 24106441; PMCID: PMC3789428.
      35. Gitlin M, Lee JA, Spiegel DM, Carson JL, Song X, Custer BS, Cao Z, Cappell KA, Varker HV, Wan S, Ashfaq A. Outpatient red blood cell transfusion payments among patients on chronic dialysis. BMC Nephrol. 2012; 13:145. PMID: 23121762; PMCID: PMC3532082.
      36. Gonçalez TT, Di Lorenzo Oliveira C, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Moreno EC, Miranda C, Larsen N, Wright D, Leão S, Loureiro P, de Almeida-Neto C, Lopes MI, Proietti FA, Custer B, Sabino E. Motivation and social capital among prospective blood donors in three large blood centers in Brazil. Transfusion. 2013 Jun; 53(6):1291-301. PMID: 22998740; PMCID: PMC3542409.
      37. Blatyta PF, Custer B, Liu J, Mendrone-Junior A, Wright DJ, Leão SC, Lopes MI, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Sabino EC, de Almeida-Neto C. The impact of policies to restrict the use of plasma containing products and apheresis platelets from female donors to mitigate transfusion related acute lung injury (TRALI) in Brazil. Transfus Apher Sci. 2013 Feb; 48(1):15-20. PMID: 22985535; PMCID: PMC3547161.
      38. Oliveira CD, Goncalez T, Wright D, Rocha PC, Miranda C, Capuani L, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Proietti FA, de Almeida-Neto C, Larsen NM, Sampaio D, Custer B. Relationship between social capital and test seeking among blood donors in Brazil. Vox Sang. 2013 Feb; 104(2):100-9. PMID: 22892075; PMCID: PMC3564582.
      39. Gallagher LM, Ganz PR, Yang H, Kessler DA, O'Brien SF, Custer BS, Busch MP, Dodd RY, Stramer SL, Walderhaug MO, Forshee RA, Williams AE, Epstein JS, Anderson SA. Advancing risk assessment for emerging infectious diseases for blood and blood products: proceedings of a public workshop. Transfusion. 2013 Feb; 53(2):455-63. PMID: 22845334.
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      40. Gonçalez TT, Sabino EC, Schlumpf KS, Wright DJ, Mendrone A, Lopes M, Leão S, Miranda C, Capuani L, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Basques F, Ferreira JE, Busch M, Custer B. Analysis of donor deferral at three blood centers in Brazil. Transfusion. 2013 Mar; 53(3):531-8. PMID: 22845775; PMCID: PMC3595366.
      41. Vahidnia F, Petersen M, Stapleton JT, Rutherford GW, Busch M, Custer B. Acquisition of GB virus type C and lower mortality in patients with advanced HIV disease. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Oct; 55(7):1012-9. PMID: 22752515; PMCID: PMC3657520.
      42. Petersen LR, Carson PJ, Biggerstaff BJ, Custer B, Borchardt SM, Busch MP. Estimated cumulative incidence of West Nile virus infection in US adults, 1999-2010. Epidemiol Infect. 2013 Mar; 141(3):591-5. PMID: 22640592.
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      43. van den Berg K, Lam J, Bruhn R, Custer B, Murphy EL. Water administration and the risk of syncope and presyncope during blood donation: a randomized clinical trial. Transfusion. 2012 Dec; 52(12):2577-84. PMID: 22486209; PMCID: PMC3404162.
      44. Goncalez TT, Sabino EC, Capuani L, Liu J, Wright DJ, Walsh JH, Ferreira JE, Chamone DA, Busch MP, Custer B. Blood transfusion utilization and recipient survival at Hospital das Clinicas in São Paulo, Brazil. Transfusion. 2012 Apr; 52(4):729-38. PMID: 22593845; PMCID: PMC3703955.
      45. Carson PJ, Borchardt SM, Custer B, Prince HE, Dunn-Williams J, Winkelman V, Tobler L, Biggerstaff BJ, Lanciotti R, Petersen LR, Busch MP. Neuroinvasive disease and West Nile virus infection, North Dakota, USA, 1999-2008. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Apr; 18(4):684-6. PMID: 22469465; PMCID: PMC3309699.
      46. Vahidnia F, Petersen M, Rutherford G, Busch M, Assmann S, Stapleton JT, Custer B. Transmission of GB virus type C via transfusion in a cohort of HIV-infected patients. J Infect Dis. 2012 May 1; 205(9):1436-42. PMID: 22438325; PMCID: PMC3324396.
      47. Custer BS. Good evidence begets good policy: or so it should be. Transfusion. 2012 Mar; 52(3):463-5. PMID: 22404510.
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      48. Custer B, Agapova M, Bruhn R, Cusick R, Kamel H, Tomasulo P, Biswas H, Tobler L, Lee TH, Caglioti S, Busch M. Epidemiologic and laboratory findings from 3 years of testing United States blood donors for Trypanosoma cruzi. Transfusion. 2012 Sep; 52(9):1901-11. PMID: 22339233.
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      49. Naci H, de Lissovoy G, Hollenbeak C, Custer B, Hofmann A, McClellan W, Gitlin M. Historical clinical and economic consequences of anemia management in patients with end-stage renal disease on dialysis using erythropoietin stimulating agents versus routine blood transfusions: a retrospective cost-effectiveness analysis. J Med Econ. 2012; 15(2):293-304. PMID: 22115328.
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      50. Gonçalez TT, Sabino EC, Schlumpf KS, Wright DJ, Leao S, Sampaio D, Takecian PL, Proietti AB, Proitetti AB, Murphy E, Busch M, Custer B. Vasovagal reactions in whole blood donors at three REDS-II blood centers in Brazil. Transfusion. 2012 May; 52(5):1070-8. PMID: 22073941; PMCID: PMC3687805.
      51. Oliveira CD, Martins G, Custer B, Proietti FA, Carneiro-Proietti AB, César CC. Hierarchical analysis of anaemia deferral in blood donor candidates: the individual in the population perspective. Transfus Med. 2011 Dec; 21(6):371-7. PMID: 22032634.
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      52. de Almeida Neto C, Mendrone A, Custer B, Liu J, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Leão SA, Wright DJ, Murphy EL, Sabino EC. Interdonation intervals and patterns of return among blood donors in Brazil. Transfusion. 2012 Apr; 52(4):722-8. PMID: 21981543; PMCID: PMC3257397.
      53. Sabino EC, Gonçalez TT, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Sarr M, Ferreira JE, Sampaio DA, Salles NA, Wright DJ, Custer B, Busch M. Human immunodeficiency virus prevalence, incidence, and residual risk of transmission by transfusions at Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II blood centers in Brazil. Transfusion. 2012 Apr; 52(4):870-9. PMID: 21981109; PMCID: PMC3257370.
      54. Custer B, Schlumpf K, Simon TL, Spencer BR, Wright DJ, Wilkinson SL. Demographics of successful, unsuccessful and deferral visits at six blood centers over a 4-year period. Transfusion. 2012 Apr; 52(4):712-21. PMID: 21950621; PMCID: PMC3261236.
      55. Lanteri MC, Kaidarova Z, Peterson T, Cate S, Custer B, Wu S, Agapova M, Law JP, Bielawny T, Plummer F, Tobler LH, Loeb M, Busch MP, Bramson J, Luo M, Norris PJ. Association between HLA class I and class II alleles and the outcome of West Nile virus infection: an exploratory study. PLoS One. 2011; 6(8):e22948. PMID: 21829673; PMCID: PMC3148246.
      56. Patavino GM, de Almeida-Neto C, Liu J, Wright DJ, Mendrone-Junior A, Ferreira MI, Carneiro AB, Custer B, Ferreira JE, Busch MP, Sabino EC. Number of recent sexual partners among blood donors in Brazil: associations with donor demographics, donation characteristics, and infectious disease markers. Transfusion. 2012 Jan; 52(1):151-9. PMID: 21756264; PMCID: PMC3607364.
      57. Custer B, Rios JA, Schlumpf K, Kakaiya RM, Gottschall JL, Wright DJ. Adverse reactions and other factors that impact subsequent blood donation visits. Transfusion. 2012 Jan; 52(1):118-26. PMID: 21682732; PMCID: PMC3607355.
      58. Spencer B, Kleinman S, Custer B, Cable R, Wilkinson SL, Steele W, High PM, Wright D. Deconstructing the risk for malaria in United States donors deferred for travel to Mexico. Transfusion. 2011 Nov; 51(11):2398-410. PMID: 21564102; PMCID: PMC3645916.
      59. Bravo M, Kamel H, Custer B, Tomasulo P. Factors associated with fainting: before, during and after whole blood donation. Vox Sang. 2011 Nov; 101(4):303-12. PMID: 21535440.
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      60. Tomasulo P, Kamel H, Bravo M, James RC, Custer B. Interventions to reduce the vasovagal reaction rate in young whole blood donors. Transfusion. 2011 Jul; 51(7):1511-21. PMID: 21382043.
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      61. AuBuchon JP, Custer B, Sher G. A comparison of health care and blood supply system structures. Vox Sang. 2011 Jan; 100(1):22-35. PMID: 21175653.
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      62. Bloch EM, Reed WF, Lee TH, Montalvo L, Shiboski S, Custer B, Barcellos LF. Male microchimerism in peripheral blood leukocytes from women with multiple sclerosis. Chimerism. 2011 Jan; 2(1):6-10. PMID: 21547029.
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      63. Custer B, Schlumpf KS, Wright D, Simon TL, Wilkinson S, Ness PM. Donor return after temporary deferral. Transfusion. 2011 Jun; 51(6):1188-96. PMID: 21155833; PMCID: PMC3536538.
      64. Sabino EC, Salles NA, Sarr M, Barreto AM, Oikawa M, Oliveira CD, Leao SC, Carneiro-Proietti AB, Custer B, Busch MP. Enhanced classification of Chagas serologic results and epidemiologic characteristics of seropositive donors at three large blood centers in Brazil. Transfusion. 2010 Dec; 50(12):2628-37. PMID: 20576017; PMCID: PMC2997114.
      65. Kleinman S, Cameron C, Custer B, Busch M, Katz L, Kralj B, Matheson I, Murphy K, Preiksaitis J, Devine D. Modeling the risk of an emerging pathogen entering the Canadian blood supply. Transfusion. 2010 Dec; 50(12):2592-606. PMID: 20553433.
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      66. Custer B, Agapova M, Martinez RH. The cost-effectiveness of pathogen reduction technology as assessed using a multiple risk reduction model. Transfusion. 2010 Nov; 50(11):2461-73. PMID: 20497512.
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      67. Agapova M, Busch MP, Custer B. Cost-effectiveness of screening the US blood supply for Trypanosoma cruzi. Transfusion. 2010 Oct; 50(10):2220-32. PMID: 20492607.
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      68. Rice MS, Custer BS, Hindes DA, Hirschler NV, Nguyen KA, Busch MP, Murphy EL. Genetic research in the blood bank: acceptability to Northern California donors. Transfusion. 2010 Sep; 50(9):1951-8. PMID: 20561291; PMCID: PMC2996099.
      69. Goodrich RP, Custer B, Keil S, Busch M. Defining "adequate" pathogen reduction performance for transfused blood components. Transfusion. 2010 Aug; 50(8):1827-37. PMID: 20374558.
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      70. Goncalez T, Sabino E, Sales N, Chen YH, Chamone D, Busch M, Murphy E, Custer B, McFarland W. Human immunodeficiency virus test-seeking blood donors in a large blood bank in São Paulo, Brazil. Transfusion. 2010 Aug; 50(8):1806-14. PMID: 20456699; PMCID: PMC2981410.
      71. Mast AE, Schlumpf KS, Wright DJ, Custer B, Spencer B, Murphy EL, Simon TL. Demographic correlates of low hemoglobin deferral among prospective whole blood donors. Transfusion. 2010 Aug; 50(8):1794-802. PMID: 20412525; PMCID: PMC3003699.
      72. Custer B. The cost of blood: did you pay too much or did you get a good deal? Transfusion. 2010 Apr; 50(4):742-4. PMID: 20398141.
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      73. Edgren G, Kamper-Jørgensen M, Eloranta S, Rostgaard K, Custer B, Ullum H, Murphy EL, Busch MP, Reilly M, Melbye M, Hjalgrim H, Nyrén O. Duration of red blood cell storage and survival of transfused patients (CME). Transfusion. 2010 Jun; 50(6):1185-95. PMID: 20158690; PMCID: PMC3201703.
      74. Carneiro-Proietti AB, Sabino EC, Sampaio D, Proietti FA, Gonçalez TT, Oliveira CD, Ferreira JE, Liu J, Custer B, Schreiber GB, Murphy EL, Busch MP. Demographic profile of blood donors at three major Brazilian blood centers: results from the International REDS-II study, 2007 to 2008. Transfusion. 2010 Apr; 50(4):918-25. PMID: 20003051; PMCID: PMC3079513.
      75. Spencer B, Steele W, Custer B, Kleinman S, Cable R, Wilkinson S, Wright D. Risk for malaria in United States donors deferred for travel to malaria-endemic areas. Transfusion. 2009 Nov; 49(11):2335-45. PMID: 19903290; PMCID: PMC2777701.
      76. Lanteri MC, O'Brien KM, Purtha WE, Cameron MJ, Lund JM, Owen RE, Heitman JW, Custer B, Hirschkorn DF, Tobler LH, Kiely N, Prince HE, Ndhlovu LC, Nixon DF, Kamel HT, Kelvin DJ, Busch MP, Rudensky AY, Diamond MS, Norris PJ. Tregs control the development of symptomatic West Nile virus infection in humans and mice. J Clin Invest. 2009 Nov; 119(11):3266-77. PMID: 19855131.
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      77. Kamel H, Tomasulo P, Bravo M, Wiltbank T, Cusick R, James RC, Custer B. Delayed adverse reactions to blood donation. Transfusion. 2010 Mar; 50(3):556-65. PMID: 19804573.
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      78. Murphy EL, Shaz B, Hillyer CD, Carey P, Custer BS, Hirschler N, Fang J, Schreiber GB. Minority and foreign-born representation among US blood donors: demographics and donation frequency for 2006. Transfusion. 2009 Oct; 49(10):2221-8. PMID: 19555415; PMCID: PMC2784257.
      79. Busch M, Walderhaug M, Custer B, Allain JP, Reddy R, McDonough B. Risk assessment and cost-effectiveness/utility analysis. Biologicals. 2009 Apr; 37(2):78-87. PMID: 19243972.
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      80. Custer B, Kamel H, Kiely NE, Murphy EL, Busch MP. Associations between West Nile virus infection and symptoms reported by blood donors identified through nucleic acid test screening. Transfusion. 2009 Feb; 49(2):278-88. PMID: 19389211.
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      81. Custer B, Hoch JS. Cost-effectiveness analysis: what it really means for transfusion medicine decision making. Transfus Med Rev. 2009 Jan; 23(1):1-12. PMID: 19056030.
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      82. Su LL, Kamel H, Custer B, Vanderpool S, Harpool D, Busch M, Tomasulo P. Bacterial detection in apheresis platelets: blood systems experience with a two-bottle and one-bottle culture system. Transfusion. 2008 Sep; 48(9):1842-52. PMID: 18503612.
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      83. Wiltbank TB, Giordano GF, Kamel H, Tomasulo P, Custer B. Faint and prefaint reactions in whole-blood donors: an analysis of predonation measurements and their predictive value. Transfusion. 2008 Sep; 48(9):1799-808. PMID: 18482188.
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      84. Guiltinan AM, Kaidarova Z, Custer B, Orland J, Strollo A, Cyrus S, Busch MP, Murphy EL. Increased all-cause, liver, and cardiac mortality among hepatitis C virus-seropositive blood donors. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 Mar 15; 167(6):743-50. PMID: 18203734; PMCID: PMC2858006.
      85. Madden E, Murphy EL, Custer B. Modeling red cell procurement with both double-red-cell and whole-blood collection and the impact of European travel deferral on units available for transfusion. Transfusion. 2007 Nov; 47(11):2025-37. PMID: 17958531.
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      86. Owen RE, Sinclair E, Emu B, Heitman JW, Hirschkorn DF, Epling CL, Tan QX, Custer B, Harris JM, Jacobson MA, McCune JM, Martin JN, Hecht FM, Deeks SG, Norris PJ. Loss of T cell responses following long-term cryopreservation. J Immunol Methods. 2007 Sep 30; 326(1-2):93-115. PMID: 17707394; PMCID: PMC2065759.
      87. Custer B, Chinn A, Hirschler NV, Busch MP, Murphy EL. The consequences of temporary deferral on future whole blood donation. Transfusion. 2007 Aug; 47(8):1514-23. PMID: 17655597.
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      88. Prince HE, Tobler LH, Yeh C, Gefter N, Custer B, Busch MP. Persistence of West Nile virus-specific antibodies in viremic blood donors. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2007 Sep; 14(9):1228-30. PMID: 17652525; PMCID: PMC2043320.
      89. Stramer SL, Custer B, Busch MP, Dodd RY. Strategies for testing blood donors for West Nile virus. Transfusion. 2006 Dec; 46(12):2036-7. PMID: 17176313.
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      90. Busch M, Custer B. Health outcomes research using large donor-recipient databases: a new frontier for assessing transfusion safety and contributing to public health. Vox Sang. 2006 Nov; 91(4):282-4. PMID: 17105602.
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      91. Kamel HT, Bassett MB, Custer B, Paden CJ, Strollo AM, McEvoy P, Busch MP, Tomasulo PA. Safety and donor acceptance of an abbreviated donor history questionnaire. Transfusion. 2006 Oct; 46(10):1745-53. PMID: 17002631.
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      92. Kleinman SH, Kamel HT, Harpool DR, Vanderpool SK, Custer B, Wiltbank TB, Nguyen KA, Tomasulo PA. Two-year experience with aerobic culturing of apheresis and whole blood-derived platelets. Transfusion. 2006 Oct; 46(10):1787-94. PMID: 17002636.
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      93. Norris PJ, Pappalardo BL, Custer B, Spotts G, Hecht FM, Busch MP. Elevations in IL-10, TNF-alpha, and IFN-gamma from the earliest point of HIV Type 1 infection. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2006 Aug; 22(8):757-62. PMID: 16910831; PMCID: PMC2431151.
      94. Custer B, Longstreth WT, Phillips LE, Koepsell TD, Van Belle G. Hormonal exposures and the risk of intracranial meningioma in women: a population-based case-control study. BMC Cancer. 2006; 6:152. PMID: 16759391; PMCID: PMC1524800.
      95. Busch MP, Wright DJ, Custer B, Tobler LH, Stramer SL, Kleinman SH, Prince HE, Bianco C, Foster G, Petersen LR, Nemo G, Glynn SA. West Nile virus infections projected from blood donor screening data, United States, 2003. Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Mar; 12(3):395-402. PMID: 16704775; PMCID: PMC3291460.
      96. Custer B, Busch MP, Marfin AA, Petersen LR. The cost-effectiveness of screening the U.S. blood supply for West Nile virus. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Oct 4; 143(7):486-92. PMID: 16204161.
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      97. Custer B, Johnson ES, Sullivan SD, Hazlet TK, Ramsey SD, Murphy EL, Busch MP. Community blood supply model: development of a new model to assess the safety, sufficiency, and cost of the blood supply. Med Decis Making. 2005 Sep-Oct; 25(5):571-82. PMID: 16160212.
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      98. Phillips LE, Longstreth WT, Koepsell T, Custer BS, Kukull WA, van Belle G. Active and passive cigarette smoking and risk of intracranial meningioma. Neuroepidemiology. 2005; 24(3):117-22. PMID: 15637448.
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      99. Custer B, Tomasulo PA, Murphy EL, Caglioti S, Harpool D, McEvoy P, Busch MP. Triggers for switching from minipool testing by nucleic acid technology to individual-donation nucleic acid testing for West Nile virus: analysis of 2003 data to inform 2004 decision making. Transfusion. 2004 Nov; 44(11):1547-54. PMID: 15504158.
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      100. Custer B, Sullivan SD, Hazlet TK, Iloeje U, Veenstra DL, Kowdley KV. Global epidemiology of hepatitis B virus. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2004 Nov-Dec; 38(10 Suppl 3):S158-68. PMID: 15602165.
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      101. Custer B, Johnson ES, Sullivan SD, Hazlet TK, Ramsey SD, Hirschler NV, Murphy EL, Busch MP. Quantifying losses to the donated blood supply due to donor deferral and miscollection. Transfusion. 2004 Oct; 44(10):1417-26. PMID: 15383013.
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      102. Custer B. Economic analyses of blood safety and transfusion medicine interventions: a systematic review. Transfus Med Rev. 2004 Apr; 18(2):127-43. PMID: 15067592.
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      103. Longstreth WT, Phillips LE, Drangsholt M, Koepsell TD, Custer BS, Gehrels JA, van Belle G. Dental X-rays and the risk of intracranial meningioma: a population-based case-control study. Cancer. 2004 Mar 1; 100(5):1026-34. PMID: 14983499.
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      104. Custer BS, Koepsell TD, Mueller BA. The association between breast carcinoma and meningioma in women. Cancer. 2002 Mar 15; 94(6):1626-35. PMID: 11920521.
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