14th International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop: Report on joint study on MHC and infection


Prof. N. K. Mehra
Department of Transplant Immunology & Immunogenetics
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Ansari Nagar
New Delhi-110029
Tel: 91 11 265 88 588
Fax: 91 11 265 88 663
e-mail: narin98@hotmail.com, narin.mehra@gmail.com


The ‘MHC and Infection’ study of the 14th International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop was undertaken to evaluate the contribution of specific variants of major histocompatibility complex (MHC) and non-MHC genes that are specifically associated with higher probabilities of infection, disease severity, and progression in different populations.