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Strategies for new donor typing based on donor HLA type or donor characteristics


Ann-Margaret Little
The Anthony Nolan Trust (ANT) UK
Tel: 44 20 7284 8320
Fax: 44 20 7284 8301


Registries of volunteer unrelated haematopoietic stem cell donors must make decisions on the procedures used to human leukocyte antigen type new donors based on various factors including available finances and donor diversity. This manuscript describes a comparison of new donor typing strategies for three European registries which was presented for discussion at the 14th International Histocompatibility Workshop.