Histocompatibility typing HLA-matching or compatibility is the major condition for standard allogeneic transplantation. HLA-testing is generally done on PB leukocytes or lymphocytes. By definition, HLA-matching implies identity at class I and II loci. Recently, most transplant centers switched from serological testing to molecular testing, which offers a higher degree of definition for unrelated transplants. There are four possible scenarios for allogeneic transplantation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||The BMT Data Book|
|Subtitle of host publication||Including Cellular Therapy|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Number of pages||16|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2013|
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