Garrett S. Booth, M.D.

Associate Professor

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Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
M.D., University of Arizona, Tucson, ArizonaM.S., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MarylandB.S., University of California, Los Angeles, California
Research Description
Medical Director Apheresis Clinic (2512A TVC)
Medical Director-Vanderbilt University Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) Training Program
Research Keywords
Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking, Clinical Pathology
Reese EM, Nelson RC, Flegel WA, Byrne KM, Booth GS. Critical Value Reporting in Transfusion Medicine: A Survey of Communication Practices in US Facilities. Am. J. Clin. Pathol [print-electronic]. 2017 Mar 3/21/2017; PMID: 28371931, PII: 3076922, DOI: 10.1093/ajcp/aqx025, ISSN: 1943-7722.

Wilen CB, Booth GS, Grossman BJ, Lane WJ, Szklarski PC, Jackups R. Using direct antiglobulin test results to reduce unnecessary cold agglutinin testing. Transfusion [print-electronic]. 2017 Mar 3/7/2017; PMID: 28266038, DOI: 10.1111/trf.14059, ISSN: 1537-2995.

Montgomery KW, Booth GS. A perfect storm: Tumor lysis syndrome with rasburicase-induced methemoglobinemia in a G6PD deficient adult. J Clin Apher [print-electronic]. 2017 Feb; 32(1): 62-3. PMID: 27119769, DOI: 10.1002/jca.21462, ISSN: 1098-1101.

Gehrie EA, Booth GS. The impact of driverless cars on the US blood supply [letter]. Transfus. Apher. Sci [print-electronic]. 2017 Jan 1/24/2017; PMID: 28179073, PII: S1473-0502(17)30002-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.transci.2017.01.002, ISSN: 1473-0502.

Booth GS, Johnson MS. Using blood coolers in a large academic hospital: The true cost of blood wastage reduction [letter]. Transfus. Apher. Sci [print-electronic]. 2016 Dec; 55(3): 363. PMID: 27743709, PII: S1473-0502(16)30143-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.transci.2016.10.001, ISSN: 1473-0502.

Booth GS, Pilla MA. Preventing the preventable: How the blood bank laboratory information system fails to protect patients that refuse blood [letter]. Transfus. Apher. Sci [print-electronic]. 2016 Oct; 55(2): 245. PMID: 27061787, PII: S1473-0502(16)30001-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.transci.2016.03.006, ISSN: 1473-0502.

Booth GS, Gehrie EA. Clinician-Educator Track Career Advancement in Academic Medicine: Time to Update the Scoresheet. Acad Med. 2016 Oct; 91(10): 1329-30. PMID: 27676620, PII: 00001888-201610000-00004, DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001336, ISSN: 1938-808X.

Gehrie EA, Baine I, Booth GS, . Pathology Consultation on Viscoelastic Studies of Coagulopathic Obstetrical Patients. Am. J. Clin. Pathol [print-electronic]. 2016 Aug; 146(2): 149-55. PMID: 27124951, PII: aqw044, DOI: 10.1093/ajcp/aqw044, ISSN: 1943-7722.

Boyer RB, Hocking KM, Booth GS, Berry JM, Spain TW, Michaels DR, Sandberg WS, Pilla MA. An Evaluation of Induced Failure Modes in the Belmont® Rapid Infuser. Anesth. Analg. 2016 Apr; 122(4): 1062-9. PMID: 26702866, DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001110, ISSN: 1526-7598.

Booth GS, Mody PZ. Brodifacoum Inhalation and its Clinical Manifestations in a 21-Year-Old Caucasian Man. Lab Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Feb; 47(1): 63-6. PMID: 26715613, PII: lmv008, DOI: 10.1093/labmed/lmv008, ISSN: 1943-7730.

Coberly EA, Booth GS. Ten-year retrospective review of transfusion practices in beating-heart organ donors. Transfusion [print-electronic]. 2016 Feb; 56(2): 339-43. PMID: 26443559, DOI: 10.1111/trf.13340, ISSN: 1537-2995.

Booth GS, Gehrie EA, Jagasia MH, Shaw BE, Savani BN. When Can You Discard Stem Cells? [letter]. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2015 Nov; 21(11): 2033. PMID: 26253004, PII: S1083-8791(15)00501-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2015.07.024, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Whitney GM, Woods MC, France DJ, Austin TM, Deegan RJ, Paroskie A, Booth GS, Young PP, Dmochowski RR, Sandberg WS, Pilla MA. Reducing intraoperative red blood cell unit wastage in a large academic medical center. Transfusion [print-electronic]. 2015 Nov; 55(11): 2752-8. PMID: 26202213, PMCID: PMC4658658, DOI: 10.1111/trf.13214, ISSN: 1537-2995.

Fasano RM, Booth GS, Miles M, Du L, Koyama T, Meier ER, Luban NL. Red blood cell alloimmunization is influenced by recipient inflammatory state at time of transfusion in patients with sickle cell disease. Br. J. Haematol [print-electronic]. 2015 Jan; 168(2): 291-300. PMID: 25256676, DOI: 10.1111/bjh.13123, ISSN: 1365-2141.

Gehrie EA, Booth GS. Stem cell collection considerations for AL amyloidosis. Conn Med. 2014 Nov; 78(10): 587-90. PMID: 25745736, ISSN: 0010-6178.

Booth GS, Spain TW, Gehrie EA. Transfusion medicine illustrated: Thermal imaging of a red blood cell unit during storage and at the time of issue. Transfusion. 2014 Nov; 54(11): 2803. PMID: 25385400, DOI: 10.1111/trf.12692, ISSN: 1537-2995.

Colón-Franco JM, Booth GS, Woodworth A. A diabetic newborn?. Clin. Chem. 2014 Sep; 60(9): 1240-1. PMID: 25170167, PII: 60/9/1240, DOI: 10.1373/clinchem.2013.219246, ISSN: 1530-8561.

Booth GS, Gehrie EA. Implications of legalized recreational marijuana on the United States blood supply [letter]. Transfusion. 2014 Jul; 54(7): 1903-4. PMID: 25041153, DOI: 10.1111/trf.12668, ISSN: 1537-2995.

Paroskie A, Booth GS. Transfusion related anaphylaxis during orthotopic liver transplantation. Transfus. Apher. Sci [print-electronic]. 2014 Apr; 50(2): 253-4. PMID: 24485952, PMCID: PMC4106124, PII: S1473-0502(14)00014-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.transci.2014.01.012, ISSN: 1473-0502.

Booth GS, Gehrie EA, Savani BN. Minor RBC Ab and allo-SCT [letter]. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2014 Mar; 49(3): 456-7. PMID: 24317128, PII: bmt2013196, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2013.196, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Johnson AS, Delisca G, Booth GS. Warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia secondary to Plasmodium ovale infection: a case report and review of the literature. Transfus. Apher. Sci [print-electronic]. 2013 Dec; 49(3): 571-3. PMID: 24148713, PII: S1473-0502(13)00289-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.transci.2013.09.006, ISSN: 1473-0502.

Booth GS, Gehrie EA, Savani BN. Response to "What is the optimal approach to major ABO-incompatible allogeneic stem cell transplantation" [letter]. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2013 Dec; 19(12): 1760-1. PMID: 24125949, PII: S1083-8791(13)00451-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2013.10.005, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Gehrie E, Keiser A, Dawling S, Travis J, Strathmann FG, Booth GS. Primary prevention of pediatric lead exposure requires new approaches to transfusion screening. J. Pediatr [print-electronic]. 2013 Sep; 163(3): 855-9. PMID: 23582137, PII: S0022-3476(13)00268-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.03.003, ISSN: 1097-6833.

Booth GS, Gehrie EA, Bolan CD, Savani BN. Clinical guide to ABO-incompatible allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2013 Aug; 19(8): 1152-8. PMID: 23571461, PII: S1083-8791(13)00145-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2013.03.018, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Hata JL, Johnson MS, Booth GS. Neonatal alloimmunization: a rare case of multiple alloantibody formation in a patient with disseminated histoplasmosis. Transfusion. 2013 May; 53(5): 1140-1. PMID: 23659530, DOI: 10.1111/trf.12132, ISSN: 1537-2995.

Mejia R, Booth GS, Fedorko DP, Hsieh MM, Khuu HM, Klein HG, Mu J, Fahle G, Nutman TB, Su XZ, Williams EC, Flegel WA, Klion A. Peripheral blood stem cell transplant-related Plasmodium falciparum infection in a patient with sickle cell disease. Transfusion [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 52(12): 2677-82. PMID: 22536941, PMCID: PMC3408807, DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2012.03673.x, ISSN: 1537-2995.

McClain CM, Patel C, Szklarski P, Booth GS. Transfusion medicine illustrated. Identification of blood draw error during trauma resuscitation. Transfusion. 2012 Sep; 52(9): 1855-6. PMID: 22946971, DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2012.03576.x, ISSN: 1537-2995.

Booth GS, Lozier JN, Nghiem K, Clibourn D, Klein HG, Flegel WA. Spray: single-donor plasma product for room temperature storage. Transfusion [print-electronic]. 2012 Apr; 52(4): 828-33. PMID: 22043873, PMCID: PMC3891503, DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2011.03419.x, ISSN: 1537-2995.

Booth GS. Transfusion medicine illustrated. Apheresis granulocytes: light microscopic changes at time of outdate and beyond. Transfusion. 2011 Nov; 51(11): 2267-8. PMID: 22023183, DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2011.03361.x, ISSN: 1537-2995.