Extramurally funded

  1. Understanding the phenotypic and genetic variability in different clinically important blood group systems and its application in development of population specific red cell panels and rare donor registry (Multicenter study – ICMR funded)
  2. Extended blood group phenotyping and creating an Institutional based blood donor registry. (Funded by JAANA (JIPMER Alumni Association of North America))
  3. Serological identification and molecular characterization of RhD variants among apparently RhD negative individuals from South India


Intramurally funded

Following Post graduate thesis projects (dissertation works) are being carried out in this department at present.

  1. Changes in hematological parameters among donors after plateletpheresis
  2. Is dental care associated with a higher risk of Transfusion transmitted infections?
  3. To Study the Impact of maternal alloantibody titer on Hemolytic disease of fetus and newborn
  4. Safety and efficacy of umblical cord blood transfusion in Thalassemia
  5. Assessment of changes in the levels of anti-A and anti-B antibody titres in ABO incompatible Hematopoietic transplant recipients after transfusion of donor plasma having A and B secretory substances
  6. Amount and duration of menstrual blood loss and its association with ABO blood groups & non willebrand factor levels among females (18-30 years) - A cross sectional analytical study
  7. Impact of single alloantibody and multiple antibodies in pregnancy on fetal outcomes

Publications –

  1. D Basu, R Kulkarni. Overview of blood components and their preparation. Indian journal of anaesthesia 58 (5), 529
  2. KP Athira, K Vanathy, R Kulkarni, R Dhodapkar. The prevalence of occult hepatitis B infection among the blood donors in a tertiary care hospital, Puducherry. Indian journal of medical microbiology 36 (3), 426-428
  3. VK Gente, A Basavarajegowda, R Kulkarni, D Basu. Recipient hemovigilance at a tertiary care hospital in Southern India: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research 5 (2), 66
  4. RG Kulkarni, KB Lakshmidevi, V Ronghe, US Dinesh. Gilbert's syndrome in healthy blood donors what next??. Asian journal of transfusion science 10 (1), 63
  5. PL Ambika, R Kar, D Basu, RG Kulkarni. Influence of ABO Blood Group on von Willebrand Factor Antigen Level in Normal Individuals: A Cross-Sectional Study from Southern India. Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion 37 (3), 505-506
  6. Basavarajegowda A, Bajpai M, Arora S, Maheshwari A, Dua S, Sahoo D. Survey based cross-sectional study to analyse the variation of practices at blood centres during COVID-19 pandemic in India. Transfus Apher Sci. 2021 Jun;60(3):103131. doi:10.1016/j.transci.2021.103131.
  7. Basavarajegowda A, Arjunan C, Nalini Y C, Parameshwaran S, Kannan S. A comparative study of knowledge, attitude, and practices about organ donation among blood donors and nonblood donors. Asian J Transfus Sci 2021;15:37-45 doi: 10.4103/ajts.ajts_9_21.
  1. V Arunachalam, R Kulkarni, A Basavarajegowda. Adverse reactions to the donation of platelet by apheresis and related factors in a tertiary level care blood center. Global Journal of Transfusion Medicine 6 (2), 135-40
  2. Nair NP, Alexander A, Abhishekh B, Hegde JS, Ganesan S, Saxena SK. Safety and Efficacy of Autologous Platelet-rich Fibrin on Graft Uptake in Myringoplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Jan;23(1):77-82. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1649495.
  1. Remakanth R, Basavarajegowda A*, Dhodapkar R. Prevalence of dengue NS1 antigenemia among healthy blood donors in a tertiary care hospital in Southern India. Asian J Transfus Sci Asian J Transfus 2021; DOI:10.4103/ajts.ajts_51_21
  1. Balasubramanyam P,Basavarajegowda A*, Hanumanthappa N, Negi VS,Harichandrakumar KT.Irradiating stored blood and storing irradiated blood: Is it different? ‐ A study of serial changes in biochemical parameters of red blood cell units. Asian J Transfus Sci 2021; DOI:10.4103/ajts.ajts_71_21
  1. Gnanaraj J, Toora E, Pothen J, Sathish S, Menon V, Basavarajegowda A. Transfusion-associated anxiety: Recognised and overcome in an adolescent child. Transfus Clin Biol. 2021 May;28(2):217-220. doi: 10.1016/j.tracli.2021.02.002.
  2. Gnanaraj J, Arjunan C, Basavarajegowda A. Hourglass ballooning of the apheresis kit blood filter. J Clin Apher. 2020 Aug;35(4):376-377. doi: 10.1002/jca.21808.
  1. Mathew J, Gnanaraj J, Basavarajegowda A, Venkateswaran R. Plasmapheresis in lethal yellow phosphorus poisoning: a scope for recovery. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 21 Apr;14(4):e239676. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-239676
  2. Cherukat J, Jacob SE, Kulkarni R, Basavarajegowda A. Seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus among blood donors at a tertiary care hospital in Puducherry, India. Is testing donated blood for cytomegalovirus a viable option? Asian J Transfus Sci 2021;15:113-4. DOI: 10.4103/ajts.AJTS_1_19
  3. Remakanth R, Abhishekh B. Is it an acute pain transfusion reaction? Asian J Transfus Sci 2021;15:97-9 DOI:10.4103/ajts.AJTS_100_20
  1. Das S, Priyamvada PS, Basavarajegowda A, Mathur A. Deciphering a delayed hemolytic transfusion reactions nightmare – Case of Chido/Roger antibodies. Asian J Transfus Sci 2019;13:132-5 DOI:10.4103/ajts.AJTS_152_17
  2. Singh J, Kayal S, Dubashi B, Jadhav N, Basu D, Vijayakumar S, Basavarajegowda A, Vadivel A. Engraftment syndrome, transplant-associated thrombotic microangiopathy and hemophagocytic syndrome following autologous stem cell transplant in multiple myeloma. Transfus Med. 2019 Aug;29(4):290-294. doi: 10.1111/tme.12600.
  3. Gopal S, Kannan S, Kulkarni R,Basavarajegowda A*.Prevalence of ABO Blood Group Phenotypes and Antibody Titers of the Blood Donor Population in and around Puducherry. Int J Adv Med Health Res 2021;8:28-32. DOI:10.4103/ijamr.ijamr_8_21
  1. Das S, Basavarajegowda A*. A retrospective study of single-unit transfusion in a tertiary care center of Southern India. Glob J Transfus Med 2021;6:38-42 DOI: 10.4103/GJTM.GJTM_51_20
  1. Remakanth R, Abhishekh B. Blood utilization quality indicators in a tertiary care center in South India. Glob J Transfus Med 2020;5:206-8. DOI: 10.4103/GJTM.GJTM_67_20
  1. Kannan S, Kulkarni R, Basavarajegowda A*. Prevalence of high titered anti-A and anti-B antibodies among O blood group individuals and their associated factors. Glob J Transfus Med 2020;5:187-91 DOI: 10.4103/GJTM.GJTM_38_20
  1. Pokhrel B, Basavarajegowda A*, Chandran S, Basu D, Rehman T. Allogenic blood transfusion requirements and effects of storage age of blood units on postoperative period in cardiac surgeries: An analytical study. Glob J Transfus Med 2019;4:180-5 DOI: 10.4103/GJTM.GJTM_47_19
  1. R Loganathan, Rajendra G Kulkarni, Rakhee Kar, B Abhishekh and Debdatta Basu. Effects of Site of Blood Collection and Duration of Storage on Coagulation Factor V and Factor IX Levels in Fresh Frozen Plasma. Annals of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Vol. 7, Issue 10, October 2020 DOI: 10.21276/APALM.2822
  1. Dwivedi P, Basavarajegowda A*, Sastry AS. Surrogate markers and their correlation to bacterial contamination and other quality parameters in random-donor platelets by a platelet-rich plasma method. Glob J Transfus Med 2019;4:33-8. DOI: 10.4103/GJTM.GJTM_5_19
  1. Loganathan R, Kulkarni RG, Kar R, Abhishekh B, Basu D. Assessment and association of coagulation factors (FVIII and fibrinogen) with the mode of collection and storage of fresh frozen plasma. Glob J Transfus Med 2019;4:204-7 DOI: 10.4103/GJTM.GJTM_41_19
  1. Joy A, Sahoo D, Abhishekh B and Kulkarni R. Incidence of Adverse Transfusion Reaction and Practices for its Prevention. Haematol Int J 2021, 5(1): 00183
  1. Anuragaa S, Sahoo D, Abhishekh B. Resolving crossmatch incompatibility due to daratumumab in multiple myeloma. Glob J Transfus Med 2020;5:225-7. DOI: 10.4103/GJTM.GJTM_78_20
  1. Cherukat J, Basavarajegowda A*. Green plasma day … Was sterilization agent the culprit? Glob J Transfus Med 2020;5:234-5 DOI: 10.4103/GJTM.GJTM_69_20
  1. S Das, V Kumar, E Jafa, A Basavarajegowda, S Kayal. Complete disappearance of ABO antigen—a cause of ABO discrepancy. Transfusion 58 (1), 5-6
  2. A Mukherjee, A Basavarajegowda, KT Harichandrakumar. Olfactory function and its association with ABO blood group in adults: A cross-sectional study. Global Journal of Transfusion Medicine 2 (2), 143-8
  3. LB Elakkumanan, J Cherukat, JN Tolson, S Sistla, A Basavarajegowda. Out of the blue: Blue blood!. Asian journal of transfusion science 11 (2), 212
  4. Anuragaa S, Sahoo D, Abhishekh B, Nair R. A rare case of antibody against enhancement media interfering with crossmatching: A case report and review of literature. Asian J Transfus Sci 2021;15:100-3
  5. Prakash S, Sahoo D, Mishra D, Routray S, Ray GK, Das PK, et al. Association of transfusion transmitted infections with ABO and Rh D blood group system in healthy blood donors: a retrospective analysis. Int J Community Med Public Health 2020;7:4444-8.
  6. Ray GK, Mukherjee S, Sahoo D, Mishra D, Routray SS, Prakash S. Resolution of the complexity of transfusion support by alloadsorption in a patient of thalassaemia intermedia with multiple alloantibodies. J Appl Hematol 2020;11:195-8
  7. Mishra D, Prakash S, Sahoo D, Ray GK, Routray SS, Das PK, Mukherjee S. Prevalence of A2and A2B subgroups along with anti-A1antibody in patients and donor population and its clinical significance. J Appl Hematol 2020;11:112-5
  8. Mishra D, Sahoo D, Mahapatra S, Panigrahi A. Best‑match blood transfusion in pediatric patients with mixed autoantibodies. Cancer Transl Med 2020;6(1):21-3.
  9. Jena PS, Sahoo D, Acharya DP, Pati B, Kanungo GN and BeheraR. Analysis of Platelet Refractoriness in a Tertiary Care Hospital. Haematol Int J 2020, 4(2): 000158


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