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Brian Custer, PhD, MPH

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentLaboratory Medicine
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
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    1. Hughes SD, Custer B, Laborde N, Sheon N. Transition to a 1-year deferral for male blood donors who report sexual contact with men: staff perspectives at one blood collection organization. Transfusion. 2018 Apr 17. PMID: 29664123.
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    2. Custer B, Zou S, Glynn SA, Makani J, Tayou Tagny C, El Ekiaby M, Sabino EC, Choudhury N, Teo D, Nelson K, Peprah E, Price L, Engelgau MM. Addressing gaps in international blood availability and transfusion safety in low- and middle-income countries: a NHLBI workshop. Transfusion. 2018 Mar 14. PMID: 29542130.
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    3. Norris PJ, Kaidarova Z, Maiorana E, Milani S, Lebedeva M, Busch MP, Custer B, Rebulla P. Ultraviolet light-based pathogen inactivation and alloimmunization after platelet transfusion: results from a randomized trial. Transfusion. 2018 Feb 22. PMID: 29473173.
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    4. Custer B, Murcia K, Robinson WT, McFarland W, Raymond HF. Blood donation history and eligibility assessment in a community-based sample of men who have sex with men. Transfusion. 2018 Apr; 58(4):969-973. PMID: 29464719.
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    5. Faria NR, da Costa AC, Lourenço J, Loureiro P, Lopes ME, Ribeiro R, Alencar CS, Kraemer MUG, Villabona-Arenas CJ, Wu CH, Thézé J, Khan K, Brent SE, Romano C, Delwart E, Custer B, Busch MP, Pybus OG, Sabino EC. Genomic and epidemiological characterisation of a dengue virus outbreak among blood donors in Brazil. Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 09; 7(1):15216. PMID: 29123142.
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    6. Vermeulen M, Swanevelder R, Chowdhury D, Ingram C, Reddy R, Bloch EM, Custer B, Murphy EL. Use of Blood Donor Screening to Monitor Prevalence of HIV and Hepatitis B and C Viruses, South Africa. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 09; 23(9):1560-1563. PMID: 28820374.
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    7. Capuani L, Bierrenbach AL, Pereira Alencar A, Mendrone A, Ferreira JE, Custer B, P Ribeiro AL, Cerdeira Sabino E. Mortality among blood donors seropositive and seronegative for Chagas disease (1996-2000) in São Paulo, Brazil: A death certificate linkage study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 May; 11(5):e0005542. PMID: 28545053.
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    8. Betsem E, Kaidarova Z, Stramer SL, Shaz B, Sayers M, LeParc G, Custer B, Busch MP, Murphy EL. Correlation of West Nile Virus Incidence in Donated Blood with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease Rates, United States, 2010-2012. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 02; 23(2):212-219. PMID: 27935796.
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    9. Deng X, Custer B, Busch MP, Bakkour S, Lee TH. Simultaneous estimation of detection sensitivity and absolute copy number from digital PCR serial dilution. Comput Biol Chem. 2017 Jun; 68:1-5. PMID: 28213308.
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    10. Babigumira JB, Lubinga SJ, Castro E, Custer B. Cost-utility and budget impact of methylene blue-treated plasma compared to quarantine plasma. Blood Transfus. 2018 Feb; 16(2):154-162. PMID: 27893348.
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    11. Porto-Ferreira FA, de Almeida-Neto C, Murphy EL, Montebello SC, Nogueira FA, Koga da Silva EM, MacFarland W, Custer B. A randomized trial to evaluate the use of text messaging, letter, and telephone call reminders to improve return of blood donors with reactive serologic tests. Transfusion. 2017 01; 57(1):102-107. PMID: 27774609.
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    12. 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 11; 56(11):2877-2888. PMID: 27759170.
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    13. 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 11; 56(11):2857-2867. PMID: 27716930.
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    14. Dodd RY, Notari EP, Nelson D, Foster GA, Krysztof DE, Kaidarova Z, Milan-Benson L, Kessler DA, Shaz BH, Vahidnia F, Custer B, Stramer SL. Development of a multisystem surveillance database for transfusion-transmitted infections among blood donors in the United States. Transfusion. 2016 11; 56(11):2781-2789. PMID: 27557553.
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    15. Vahidnia F, Stramer SL, Kessler D, Shaz B, Leparc G, Krysztof DE, Glynn SA, Custer B. Recent viral infection in US blood donors and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Qual Life Res. 2017 02; 26(2):349-357. PMID: 27534773.
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    16. 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 08; 56(8):2013-20. PMID: 27351292.
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    17. Lanteri MC, Kleinman SH, Glynn SA, Musso D, Keith Hoots W, Custer B, Sabino EC, Busch MP. Zika virus: a new threat to the safety of the blood supply with worldwide impact and implications. Transfusion. 2016 07; 56(7):1907-14. PMID: 27282638.
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    18. 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 06; 56(6 Pt 2):1499-502. PMID: 27295025.
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    19. Kaidarova Z, Bravo MD, Kamel HT, Custer B, Busch MP, Lanteri MC. Blood group A and D negativity are associated with symptomatic West Nile virus infection. Transfusion. 2016 07; 56(7):1699-706. PMID: 27189860.
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    20. 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 01; 214(1):49-54. PMID: 27302934; PMCID: PMC4907419 [Available on 07/01/17].
    21. 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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    22. Vo MT, Bruhn R, Kaidarova Z, Custer B, 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; PMCID: PMC4828031 [Available on 02/01/17].
    23. Hughes S, Sheon N, Siedle-Khan B, Custer B. Saving lives, maintaining safety, and science-based policy: qualitative interview findings from the Blood Donation Rules Opinion Study (Blood DROPS). Transfusion. 2015 Dec; 55(12):2835-2841. PMID: 26271755; PMCID: PMC4715561 [Available on 12/01/16].
    24. Custer B, Sheon N, Siedle-Khan B, Pollack L, Spencer B, Bialkowski W, D'Andrea P, Sullivan M, Glynn S, Williams A. Blood donor deferral for men who have sex with men: the Blood Donation Rules Opinion Study (Blood DROPS). Transfusion. 2015 Dec; 55(12):2826-34. PMID: 26202349; PMCID: PMC4715553 [Available on 12/01/16].
    25. 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 01; 213(5):694-702. PMID: 26908780.
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    26. 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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    27. 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.
    28. 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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    29. 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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    30. 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.
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    31. 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.
    32. 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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    33. 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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    34. 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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    35. 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.
    36. 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.
    37. 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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    38. 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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    39. 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 01; 55(3):728-739. PMID: 23729945.
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    40. 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.
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    41. 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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    42. 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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    43. 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.
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    44. 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.
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    45. Gitlin M, Lee JA, Spiegel DM, Carson JL, Song X, Custer B, Cao Z, Cappell KA, Varker HV, Wan S, Ashfaq A. Outpatient red blood cell transfusion payments among patients on chronic dialysis. BMC Nephrol. 2012 Nov 02; 13:145. PMID: 23121762; PMCID: PMC3532082.
    46. 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.
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    47. 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.
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    48. Gallagher LM, Ganz PR, Yang H, Kessler DA, O'Brien SF, Custer B, 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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    49. 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.
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    50. 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.
    51. 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.
    52. 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.
    53. 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.
    54. Custer B. Good evidence begets good policy: or so it should be. Transfusion. 2012 Mar; 52(3):463-5. PMID: 22404510.
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    55. 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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    56. 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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    57. 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.
    58. 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.
    59. 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.
    60. 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.
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    61. 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.
    62. 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.
    63. 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.
    64. 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.
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    65. 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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    66. 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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    67. 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.
    68. 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.
    69. 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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    70. 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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    71. 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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    72. Rice MS, Custer B, 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.
    73. 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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    74. 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.
    75. 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.
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    76. 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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    77. 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.
    78. 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.
    79. 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.
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    80. 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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    81. 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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    82. Murphy EL, Shaz B, Hillyer CD, Carey P, Custer B, 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.
    83. 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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    84. 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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    85. 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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    86. 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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    87. 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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    88. 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.
    89. 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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    90. 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.
    91. 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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    92. 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.
    93. 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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    94. 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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    95. 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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    96. 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.
    97. 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 Jun 07; 6:152. PMID: 16759391; PMCID: PMC1524800.
    98. 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.
    99. 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 04; 143(7):486-92. PMID: 16204161.
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    100. 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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    101. Phillips LE, Longstreth WT, Koepsell T, Custer B, 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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    102. 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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    103. 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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    104. 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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    105. 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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    106. Longstreth WT, Phillips LE, Drangsholt M, Koepsell TD, Custer B, Gehrels JA, van Belle G. Dental X-rays and the risk of intracranial meningioma: a population-based case-control study. Cancer. 2004 Mar 01; 100(5):1026-34. PMID: 14983499.
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    107. Custer B, 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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