Tissue typing is a procedure in which the tissues of a prospective donor and recipient are tested for compatibility prior to transplantation. An embryo can be tissue typed to ensure that the embryo implanted can be a cord-blood stem cell donor for a sick sibling. One technique of tissue typing, "mi...
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[n] - 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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tests used to determine the compatibility of tissues used in grafts and transplants
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<procedure> The process of determining the allelic types of the antigens of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) that determine whether a tissue graft will be accepted or rejected. at present carried out either by use of polyclonal or monoclonal antibodies against MHC antigens or less us...
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noun 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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(from the article `transplant`) Tissue typing involves the identification of an individual`s HLA antigens. Lymphocytes are used for typing. It is important also that the red blood ... ...(alternate forms of a gene that produce alternate forms of the protein). As a result, it is very rare for two ind...
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a blood test (performed prior to transplantation) to evaluate the closeness of tissue match between donor's organ and recipient's HLA antigens.
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Tests that are done to find out if the white blood cells of a person donating an organ, matches the person who is receiving the organ.
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The process of determining the allelic types of the antigens of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) that determine whether a tissue graft will be accepted or rejected. At present carried out either by use of polyclonal or monoclonal antibodies against MHC antigens, or less usually by tests of...
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