haplo-transplant

haplo-transplant

An organ transplantation between a donor and a recipient who have 50% of their human leukocyte antigens in common.
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In the past few years there have been big steps forward in haplo-transplants, using family members that are only half-matched, particularly a mum or dad with 50 percent of the child's genes.
Dr Hanna says trials of haplo-transplants are now in phase two and three, testing for efficacy and side-effects.