HLA mismatch

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HLA mismatch

The nonmatching of HLA antigen in recipients of renal and other allografts. See Transplantation. Cf HLA match.

HLA mismatch

, human leukocyte antigen mismatch
The number of human leukocyte antigens (HLAs) found on the cells of a donor organ but not found on the cells of the organ recipient. The greater the disparity between the antigens, the lower the probability of a successful transplantation.
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