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A b s t r a c t After the March 2004 implementation of American Association of Blood Banks standards regarding platelet bacterial detection, we began quantitative glucose screening of whole blood-derived platelets (WB-P). The glucose level was measured immediately before component release-often storage day 4 or 5-using the Glucometer SureStep Flexx Meter (LifeScan, Milpitas, CA), with a positive cutoff of less than 500 mg/dL; failing units were cultured and not transfused. During 29 monthsdoi:10.1309/ajcpvn9ot4grcsko pmid:19289590 fatcat:tkg3gqcv65f3bhmp7apiemt6zu