A special report: suggested procedures for international unrelated donor search from the donor registries and quality assurance working groups of the World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA).

Bone marrow transplantation

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Wiegand T, Raffoux C, Hurley CK, Kern M, Oudshoorn M, Raymond J, Cleaver S, Marry E, Muller C, World Marrow Donor Association Quality Assurance Work Group, WMDA Donor Registries Working Group. A special report: suggested procedures for international unrelated donor search from the donor registries and quality assurance working groups of the World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA). Bone Marrow Transplant. 2004;34(2):97-101.
This special report details the World Marrow Donor Association's recommended procedures regarding the international search for an unrelated donor for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. The responsibilities of the national hubs, transplant center and donor registry staff are outlined for all actions associated with the preliminary search, formal search, donor confirmatory typing and final donor selection.