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Keywords:

  • human leukocyte antigen-B;
  • mono-allelic amplification;
  • sequence-based typing

We report a novel HLA-B*13 allele, B*13:50, found using high-resolution sequence-based typing in a Chinese donor. B*13:50 differs from B*13:01:01 by a single-nucleotide substitution (A[RIGHTWARDS ARROW]T) at position 482, in exon 3.