On behalf of the ASBMT Committee on Education we are pleased to introduce "Basic Principles and Practices of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Cell Therapy – Question and Answer Approach,” a new self-directed learning quiz highlighting hematopoietic cell transplant and cell therapy topics. Answers to each question appear with evidence-based “non-exhaustive” peer-review commentary. Our aim is to provide you with a credible and freely available educational resource. Questions generated and reviewed by Syed Abutalib, MD, Mark R. Litzow, MD, and William A. Wood, MD.

Which statement about hematopoietic cell transplant comorbidity index (HCT-Cl) is INCORRECT?

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* 1. Which statement about hematopoietic cell transplant comorbidity index (HCT-Cl) is INCORRECT?

Which statement accurately defines the concept of linkage disequilibrium within the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) system?

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* 2. Which statement accurately defines the concept of linkage disequilibrium within the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) system?

Peripheral blood versus marrow graft sources in unrelated donor setting:  All of the following statements are true according to the study published in New England Journal of Medicine by Anasetti and colleagues (2012) EXCEPT:

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* 3. Peripheral blood versus marrow graft sources in unrelated donor setting:  All of the following statements are true according to the study published in New England Journal of Medicine by Anasetti and colleagues (2012) EXCEPT:

Which of the following is NOT a vital component of cryopreservation process for hematopoietic cell therapy product (CTP)?

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* 4. Which of the following is NOT a vital component of cryopreservation process for hematopoietic cell therapy product (CTP)?

What is the leading cause of reported deaths after autologous hematopoietic cell transplant (auto-HCT) in the years 2013 and 2014?

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* 5. What is the leading cause of reported deaths after autologous hematopoietic cell transplant (auto-HCT) in the years 2013 and 2014?

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