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Tissue typing 

Tissue typing
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Tissue typing
Author(s):

Gavin Spickett

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0021
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date: 29 March 2020

Covering tissue typing, this chapter describes key elements for tissue matching, a key element for successful transplantation. Methods for detecting pre-formed circulating antibodies, serological tests, and genotyping are all described. Techniques including RFLP, PCR, sequence-specific primer are explained, along with a look forward to next-generation sequencing.

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