About this Journal Submit a Manuscript Table of Contents
ISRN Hematology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 937585, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/937585
Research Article

Implications of Weight and Body Mass Index for Plasma Donation and Health

1Johns Hopkins Hospital, Carnegie 415, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
2Clinical Monitoring Research Program, SAIC-Frederick Inc., Frederick, MD 21702, USA
3National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Building 10, 8N234-C 10 Center Dr., MSC 1763, Bethesda, MD 20892-1763, USA

Received 2 October 2012; Accepted 20 October 2012

Academic Editors: S. Daenen and J. M. Moraleda

Copyright © 2012 Genna A. Jerrard et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. Center for Biologics and Evaluation and Research, Volume Limits For Automated Collection of Source Plasma, Memorandum, 1992.
  2. T. H. Carson, Ed., Standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services, American Association of Blood Banks, Bethesda, Md, USA, 27th edition, 2011.
  3. MD: AABB and Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Revision of FDA Memorandum of August 27, 1982: Requirements For Infrequent Plasmapheresis Donors, Memorandum, 2011.
  4. CDC Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Overweight and Obesity (BMI): Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area, Atlanta, 2010.
  5. K. M. Flegal, M. D. Carroll, C. L. Ogden, and L. R. Curtin, “Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999–2008,” Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 303, no. 3, pp. 235–241, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. S. Doll, F. Paccaud, P. Bovet, M. Burnier, and V. Wietlisbach, “Body mass index, abdominal adiposity and blood pressure: consistency of their association across developing and developed countries,” International Journal of Obesity, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 48–57, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, the Evidence Report, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Md, USA, 1998.
  8. K. M. Flegal, J. A. Shepherd, A. C. Looker et al., “Comparisons of percentage body fat, body mass index, waist circumference, and waist-stature ratio in adults,” American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 89, no. 2, pp. 500–508, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. J. R. Fernández, M. Heo, S. B. Heymsfield et al., “Is percentage body fat differentially related to body mass index in Hispanic Americans, African Americans, and European Americans?” American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 77, no. 1, pp. 71–75, 2003. View at Scopus
  10. M. Rahman, J. R. Temple, C. R. Breitkopf, and A. B. Berenson, “Racial differences in body fat distribution among reproductive-aged women,” Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental, vol. 58, no. 9, pp. 1329–1337, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus