histocompatibility testing


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his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty test·ing

a testing system for HLAs, of major importance in transplantation.
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histocompatibility testing

Immunology A method of matching self antigens–HLA in transplant donor tissues with those of the recipient; the closer the match, the better the chance that the transplant will “take”. See HLA typing.
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his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty test·ing

(his'tō-kŏm-pat'i-bil'i-tē test'ing)
A testing system for human leukocyte antigens of major importance in transplantation.
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his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty test·ing

(his'tō-kŏm-pat'i-bil'i-tē test'ing)
A testing system for human leukocyte antigens, of major importance in transplantation.
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The new edition of the Standards contains numerous important changes, plus an entire new section on histocompatibility testing. Dr.
Various methods have been described for DNA typing at the HLA level, mainly for histocompatibility testing. These procedures involve a combination of PCR amplification with restriction fragment length polymorphism [12], sequencing, oligonucleotide probing, or sequencespecific primers [13-16], all of which are time consuming and expensive when used for CD diagnosis.