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Ira A Shulman, MD
Professor of Pathology
Director of Labs At LAC+USC
CT 1200 North State Street Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 409 5266


Decreased mortality in patients with isolated severe blunt traumatic brain injury receiving higher plasma to packed red blood cells transfusion ratios. Injury. 2017 Aug 05. View in: PubMed

Anti-Jka that are detected by solid-phase red blood cell adherence but missed by gel testing can cause hemolytic transfusion reactions. Transfusion. 2016 Dec; 56(12):2973-2979. View in: PubMed

Non-specific red cell reactivity in an obstetric population. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Sep; 29(17):2848-51. View in: PubMed

The impact of acute coagulopathy on mortality in pediatric trauma patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Aug; 81(2):312-8. View in: PubMed

Inventory management strategies that reduce the age of red blood cell components at the time of transfusion. Transfusion. 2016 Jul; 56(7):1758-62. View in: PubMed

Origin, Presentation, and Clinical Course of Nonpancreatic Hyperlipasemia. Pancreas. 2016 07; 45(6):846-9. View in: PubMed

Fetal-Maternal Hemorrhage Detected by Sudden Disappearance of Rh Immune Globulin-Related Anti-D. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Dec; 126(6):1301-2. View in: PubMed

Candida Score as a Predictor of Worse Outcomes and Mortality in Severely Injured Trauma Patients with Positive Candida Cultures. Am Surg. 2015 Oct; 81(10):1067-73. View in: PubMed

Life-threatening delayed hyperhemolytic transfusion reaction in a patient with sickle cell disease: effective treatment with eculizumab followed by rituximab. Transfusion. 2015 Oct; 55(10):2398-403. View in: PubMed

Making thawed universal donor plasma available rapidly for massively bleeding trauma patients: experience from the Pragmatic, Randomized Optimal Platelets and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR) trial. Transfusion. 2015 Jun; 55(6):1331-9. View in: PubMed

Microbial keratitis in los angeles: the doheny eye institute and the los angeles county hospital experience. Ophthalmology. 2015 May; 122(5):918-24. View in: PubMed

Thromboelastogram evaluation of the impact of hypercoagulability in trauma patients. Shock. 2014 Mar; 41(3):200-7. View in: PubMed

Use of plasma in the management of central nervous system bleeding: evidence-based consensus recommendations. Adv Ther. 2014 Jan; 31(1):66-90. View in: PubMed

The impact of blood product ratios in massively transfused pediatric trauma patients. Am J Surg. 2013 Nov; 206(5):655-60. View in: PubMed

Impact of fibrinogen levels on outcomes after acute injury in patients requiring a massive transfusion. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Feb; 216(2):290-7. View in: PubMed

Hyperfibrinolysis elicited via thromboelastography predicts mortality in trauma. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Oct; 215(4):496-502. View in: PubMed

Pretransfusion testing practices in North America, 2005-2010: an analysis of the College Of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program J-survey data, 2005-2010. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2012 Mar; 136(3):294-300. View in: PubMed

The increasing burden of phlebotomy in the development of anaemia and need for blood transfusion amongst trauma patients. Injury. 2012 Jan; 43(1):78-83. View in: PubMed

Impact of the duration of platelet storage in critically ill trauma patients. J Trauma. 2011 Dec; 71(6):1766-73; discussion 1773-4. View in: PubMed

The impact of platelet transfusion in massively transfused trauma patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Nov; 211(5):573-9. View in: PubMed

Impact of ABO-identical vs ABO-compatible nonidentical plasma transfusion in trauma patients. Arch Surg. 2010 Sep; 145(9):899-906. View in: PubMed

Impact of plasma transfusion in trauma patients who do not require massive transfusion. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Jun; 210(6):957-65. View in: PubMed

Diagnostic reproducibility of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 3 and atrophy in menopausal women on hematoxylin and eosin, Ki-67, and p16 stained slides. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2010 Apr; 14(2):108-12. View in: PubMed

Impact of plasma transfusion in massively transfused trauma patients. J Trauma. 2009 Mar; 66(3):693-7. View in: PubMed

Methamphetamines in trauma: effect on injury patterns and outcome. J Trauma. 2009 Mar; 66(3):895-8. View in: PubMed

The impact of uncross-matched blood transfusion on the need for massive transfusion and mortality: analysis of 5,166 uncross-matched units. J Trauma. 2008 Dec; 65(6):1222-6. View in: PubMed

Blood transfusions in trauma: six-year analysis of the transfusion practices at a Level I trauma center. Am Surg. 2008 Oct; 74(10):953-7. View in: PubMed

The pursuit of happyness, transfusions, and blood donation on the screen. Transfusion. 2008 Oct; 48(10):2267; author reply 2268. View in: PubMed

AABB survey of transfusion-related acute lung injury policies and practices in the United States. Transfusion. 2007 Sep; 47(9):1679-85. View in: PubMed

Transfusion of platelets containing ABO-incompatible plasma: a survey of 3156 North American laboratories. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 Jun; 131(6):909-16. View in: PubMed

Prevention of bedside errors in transfusion medicine (PROBE-TM) study: a cluster-randomized, matched-paired clinical areas trial of a simple intervention to reduce errors in the pretransfusion bedside check. Transfusion. 2007 May; 47(5):771-80. View in: PubMed

Safe handling and administration of blood components: review of practical concepts. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 May; 131(5):690-4. View in: PubMed

Ensuring timely completion of type and screen testing and the verification of ABO/Rh status for elective surgical patients. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 Apr; 131(4):576-81. View in: PubMed

Blood transfusion in critically injured patients: a prospective study. Injury. 2006 May; 37(5):455-65. View in: PubMed

Critical laboratory value notification: a failure mode effects and criticality analysis. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005 Sep; 31(9):495-506. View in: PubMed

North American pretransfusion testing practices, 2001-2004: results from the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program survey data, 2001-2004. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2005 Aug; 129(8):984-9. View in: PubMed

Storage and transfusion of infected autologous blood or components: a survey of North American laboratories. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2005 Aug; 129(8):981-3. View in: PubMed

Phenotype matching of donor red blood cell units for nonalloimmunized sickle cell disease patients: a survey of 1182 North American laboratories. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2005 Feb; 129(2):190-3. View in: PubMed

The transfusion services committee--responsibilities and response to adverse transfusion events. Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2005; 483-90. View in: PubMed

A comprehensive assessment program to improve blood-administering practices using the FOCUS-PDCA model. Transfusion. 2004 Sep; 44(9):1350-6. View in: PubMed

College of American Pathologists Laboratory Accreditation checklist item TRM. 44955. Phase I requirement on bacterial detection in platelets. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2004 Sep; 128(9):958-63. View in: PubMed

Resurgence of the blood utilization committee. Transfusion. 2003 Aug; 43(8):998-1006. View in: PubMed

Patient safety and blood transfusion: new solutions. Transfus Med Rev. 2003 Jul; 17(3):169-80. View in: PubMed

Retrospective targeted HCV lookback using centralized contracted notification service. Transfusion. 2003 Jun; 43(6):799-805. View in: PubMed

Management of patients refractory to platelet transfusion. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003 Apr; 127(4):409-14. View in: PubMed

Pretransfusion compatibility testing for red blood cell administration. Curr Opin Hematol. 2001 Nov; 8(6):397-404. View in: PubMed

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