Reagents, Immunoassay, Immunology, Tissue Typing, Human Leukocyte Antigen, Antibody
Definition : Immunoassay reagents used in immunologic tests to determine antibodies to either class I, class II, or both classes of human leukocyte antigens (HLA), a group of cell surface proteins that regulate the immune response and that are found on white blood cells and in all nucleated cells of the body. These tests may be used in conjunction with HLA typing tests when matching donor and recipient tissues before transplants (e.g., kidney, bone marrow).
Entry Terms : "Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) Antibody Determination Reagents" , "HLA (Human Leukocyte Antigen) Antibody Determination Reagents"
UMDC code : 19640