About the Authors

Ben A. Zaniello

bzaniello@gmail.com

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Deborah A. Kessler

Affiliation Special Donor and Community Health Services, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Katherine M. Vine

Affiliation Special Patient Services, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Kathleen M. Grima

Affiliation American Red Cross, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Scott A. Weisenberg

Affiliation Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BAZ SAW. Performed the experiments: BAZ SAW. Analyzed the data: BAZ SAW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BAZ DAK KMV KMG SAW. Wrote the paper: BAZ SAW.