tissue typing

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a series of diagnostic tests before an organ transplant to determine whether the tissues of a donor and recipient are compatible

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DNA-based HLA typing was done using the polymerase chain-reaction sequence-specific primer (PCR-SSP) method described previously by Olerup and Zetterquist (8) and recommended by the Twelfth Workshop for Histocompatibility Testing.
Histocompatibility testing and matching between transplant organ and recipient is not performed for lung transplants as it is for other transplanted organs, such as the kidneys.
Only ASHI members are eligible, and nominees must work in the field of histocompatibility testing.
The laboratory director or technologist trained in histocompatibility testing is required to review all data to detect any problems with the software.
the ability to detect and differentiate multiple antibody types binding to each analyte), would potentially be useful for other clinical diagnostic tests involving detection of multiple specific antibodies, such as autoantibodies in suspected systemic autoimmune disorders, inflammatory arthritis, organ-specific autoimmune disorders, or in histocompatibility testing.