human leukocyte antigen typing

hu·man leu·ko·cyte an·ti·gen typ·ing

(hyūmăn lūkō-sīt anti-jen tīping)
Tests done to determine whether a patient has antibodies against a potential donor's HLAs. The presence of antibodies means that a graft will be rejected.
Synonym(s): HLA typing.
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Olerup SSP, based in Saltsjobaden, Sweden, develops reagents and kits for Human Leukocyte Antigen typing used in matching bone marrow donors with recipients.

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