alloantibody

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al·lo·an·ti·bod·y

(al'ō-an'ti-bod-ē),
An antibody specific for an alloantigen.

alloantibody

(ăl′ō-ăn′tĭ-bŏd′ē)
n. pl. alloantibod·ies

al·lo·an·ti·bod·y

(al'ō-an'ti-bod-ē)
An antibody specific for an alloantigen. Isoantibody is sometimes used in this sense.
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Survival differences were compared in recipients without detectable alloantibodies and those with de novo and pre-existing alloantibodies and in those recipients with and those without detectable BKV.
Antenatal first trimester screening enables timely detection of alloantibodies and treatment of HDFN, and an additional benefit of the screening program is the detection of alloantibodies relevant in case of transfusion to the mother.
Nine patients (7.76%) developed alloantibodies and 107 (92.24%) did not.
The destructive power of alloantibodies of the recipients directed against HLA class I and II molecules varies [112], depending on the level of antibody [33], immunoglobulin isotype, target antigen, and the type of organ transplanted [117, 118].
In addition, a survey ascertained that female dogs, even after pregnancy, did not develop any alloantibodies against RBC antigens during gestation, so they can be used safely as blood donors [40].
In conclusion, screening for HLA and HPA alloantibodies is an important adjunctive laboratory test in the diagnosis of platelet refractoriness.
[11] Kalluri, R., Weber, M., Netzer, K.O., Sun, M.J., Neilson, E.G., and Hudson, B.G., COL4A5 gene deletion and production of post-transplant anti-alpha-3(IV) collagen alloantibodies in Alport syndrome.
Sensitization to human leukocyte antigens (HLA) in transplant immunology is the occurrence of alloantibodies in the serum of patients who desire to receive organs, directed towards HLA antigens.
Screening and identifying of erythrocyte alloantibodies in patients with Thalassemia major referred to Ahvaz Shafa hospital.
Preand post-transfusion and follow-up testing did not show evidence of red blood cell alloantibodies, making the possibility of a delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction unlikely.
It is thought that hemolytic anemia is related with erythrocyte alloantibodies (anti-A, anti-B and anti-D) found in IVIG preperation (16-18).